A rare form of meningitis has infected more than 200 people and claimed 15 lives. Are you at risk? And how did the outbreak start in the first place?
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
Hands off, government.
The Food and Drug Administration ordered to comply within 30 days
Last July, 9-year-old Alex Everett received his first shot of synthetic human growth hormone--an injection he will get every night for eight years. Alex is not sick--he is short. Should we be treating stature as a medical condition?
The FDA sidesteps human safety trials to clear a risky anti-nerve-gas pill.
A new understanding of brain chemistry could usher in an age of biologically enhanced humans
Rules from two U.S. federal agencies, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, have created a strange impasse.
How to heal an infection that defies antibiotics? Another infection. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds. So why can't we do the same here?
The endowment effect on your eating habits
The calculations were a part of how the agency decided on its proposed laws to regulate e-cigarettes.
It also wants tanning lamps reclassified as moderate risk devices.
Want to keep pace with the competition? Forget coffeeâ€”a new class of FDA-approved stimulants will keep you working harder, better, faster and stronger
Salmonella, Listeria and unlisted active pharmaceutical ingredients, oh my!
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. They averaged one every 10 minutes. And they weren't very scientific.
The battle over genetically modified food is over: Supercrops won. Now crops designed to yield drugs and vaccines have come close to slipping into our food supply. No one knows if they're safe, and everyone involved seems to have something to hide.
We asked a writer to notice and decode the science claims he heard on a typical day. they averaged one every 10 minutes. And they werenâ€™t very scientific.
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
New systems will use your cell phone to tell if your food is fresh
The nation's research-grade cannabis is controlled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose mission to curb use is at odds with that of researchers looking to study pot's therapeutic properties.
A recent study shows that a huge percentage of Peru's emergency contraceptives are not what they appear.
Irina Polejaeva has the secret to the perfect steak, but is America ready for her recipe?