U.S. Food and Drug Administration

America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued four new safety alerts, all related to product recalls, including a recall of a fentanyl (opioid) transdermal patch. The FDA issues ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety warning Monday to users of test strips to monitor health conditions like blood glucose and warfarin levels. The FDA issues ...
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FDA Wants to Bring Rapid Introduction of Cannabis, CBD Products Under Control

It's been a busy week at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It almost seems like the departing chief, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, wants to clear his desk before he ...
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Will Pacemakers and Other Medical Implants Be Hacked?

Last October, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a call for comments to new guidance from the agency on the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of networked medical devices that can ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced two recalls, one related to contamination and the other to possible health risk to infants, children and people with weakened immune ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced four new voluntary recalls for three drugs and one medical device. The agency also released an update on an earlier notification ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a voluntary recall of 160 mg valsartan tablets used to control high blood pressure. The FDA issues safety alerts to provide ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated a voluntary recall on a wearable defibrillator designed to treat arrhythmias. The device, made by Zoll, was voluntarily recalled in January ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two new recalls, one related to potential salmonella contamination and the other a medical device used to improve near vision. The ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently updated three safety alerts related to medical products used in the United States. The updates are related to possible contamination and ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued two safety alerts related to medical products used in the United States. One extends a recall on a medical device ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday issued five safety alerts related to medical products sold in the United States. Three alerts were voluntary recalls of medicines, ...
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FDA Warns Against Thermography for Breast Cancer Screening

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday warned health care providers, cancer-treatment advocacy groups, people recommended for breast cancer screening and all women not to use thermography devices ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday issued a recall on a medical device manufactured by ICU Medical Inc. (NASDAQ: ICUI) intended to keep environmental contaminants out of ...
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America’s Unsafe Medical Products

The government of the Philippines has banned the importation, sales and distribution of Dengvaxia products manufactured by Sanofi (NASDAQ: SNY) subsidiary Sanofi Pasteur, and it revoked the products' certificates of ...
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