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FDA approves inhalable diabetes drug Afrezza
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday said that it has approved a long-delayed inhalable diabetes medication, designed to help patients control their blood sugar levels.
FDA clears robotic legs for some paralyzed people
Federal health regulators on Thursday approved a first-of-a-kind set of robotic leg braces, that can help some disabled people walk again. The system functions like an exoskeleton for people paralyzed from the waist down.
FDA To Ban Artery-Clogging Trans Fats
Heart-clogging trans fats have been slowly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant menus in the last decade. Now, the Food and Drug Administration is finishing the job.
FDA warns of allergic reactions with acne products
Federal health officials are warning consumers who use anti-acne treatments about rare, but potentially deadly, allergic reactions that can cause swelling of the face and difficulty breathing.
Heart pacer-zapper benefits women more, FDA says
Women with heart failure are less likely to get a special kind of pacemaker than men, but are more likely to benefit from the device, a new analysis by the Food and Drug Administration suggests.
FDA Warning on Jerky Treats for Dogs
The FDA says jerky treats have caused illness and deaths in hundreds of dogs.
Potentially Counterfeit Or Unsafe Botox Shipped To Kentucky
Federal regulators have warned more than 350 medical practices, including six in Kentucky, that Botox they may have received from a Canadian supplier is unapproved and could be counterfeit or unsafe.
FDA: Plan B One-Step Approved For Sale To All Women
The US Food and Drug Administration approved the sale of Plan B One-Step to any woman regardless of her age. The emergency contraceptive, also known as the “Morning After Pill” will be sold over-the-counter. Video Video
Attorney General Conway urges FDA to make generic pain pills harder to abuse
Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic that kills more than 1,000 Kentuckians each year
FDA Approves Anti-Obesity Pill
Belviq is the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade. Video Video
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