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Dollar Tree has been sent a warning letter for selling over-the-counter drugs made by foreign companies with serious

FDA Sends Warning Letter About OTC Drugs to Dollar Tree

Letter outlines corrective actions company needs to take, including ensuring they do not import impure drugs
Radiation oncology expert Stephen Hahn

Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA

Hahn is chief medical executive of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston
Makena

FDA Committee: Makena Should Be Removed From Market

Drug was approved by FDA in 2011 to reduce risk for preterm birth in at-risk women
The June 2018 U.S. Food and Drug Administration label restriction on first-line immunotherapy for advanced bladder cancer was associated with a decrease in immunotherapy use and an increase in chemotherapy use

FDA Labeling Restriction Quickly Reflected in Oncology Practice

FDA label change linked to decrease in immunotherapy use, increases in chemotherapy use, PD-L1 testing
U.S. health groups are slamming the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision to permit the General brand of the smokeless tobacco product snus to claim that it poses a "lower risk of mouth cancer

FDA: Smokeless Tobacco Snus Can Be Marketed as Less Risky Than Cigarettes

This is the first time the FDA has allowed product marketing of this type
Before receiving breast implants

FDA May Put Strong Warning on Breast Implants

Agency suggests boxed warning, checklist outlining potential harms, such as pain, fatigue, further surgery
A new drug to treat early Alzheimer disease will be submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval

New Alzheimer Disease Drug to Be Submitted for FDA Approval

New analysis of study results suggests highest dose of aducanumab may help slow cognitive decline
Novartis

Maker Halts Distribution of Generic Zantac Due to Possible Carcinogen

Preliminary tests revealed low levels of the nitrosamine impurity NDMA in some ranitidine products
A warning letter has been sent to Juul Labs Inc. about illegal claims that its electronic cigarettes are safer than tobacco cigarettes

FDA Warns Juul About Illegal Marketing Claims, Pitch to Youth

FDA questions claims such as Juul is 'much safer than cigarettes' and the 'FDA would approve it any day'
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has received reports of rare cases of worsening liver function or liver failure in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus who had moderate-to-severe liver impairment and were treated with Mavyret

FDA Reports Rare Cases of Liver Injury, Failure With Hep C Therapies

Worsening liver functioning, liver failure reported among patients contraindicated for HCV therapies