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  • FDA advisory panel backs local diet drug

    February 22, 2012 7:35 PM

    A major breakthrough for the doctor from Los Osos who's been trying for years to get the drug he created on the market. An advisory panel to the FDA gave the weight loss drug Qnexa the green light Wednesday. The panel showed overwhelming support for the drug by a... more »
  • FDA revokes approval of Avastin for breast cancer

    November 18, 2011 11:33 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has declared the blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used in breast cancer patients because there's no proof it extends their lives - and it is causing dangerous side effects. Friday's ruling was long expected, but is sure to disappoint women... more »
  • FDA approves swine flu test for permanent use

    May 24, 2010 11:52 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved the first diagnostic test for 2009 swine flu under its traditional approval system. The FDA previously cleared several tests on a limited basis for use during the declared public health emergency related to swine flu. The... more »
  • Rice recalled due to unlabeled ingredients

    April 2, 2010 2:29 PM

    According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Zatarain's has announced a voluntary recall of its Original Dirty Rice Mix, 8 oz. package with UPC Code 7142909535 and a "BEST BY" date of JAN 19 12H. The FDA says the packages contain undeclared wheat and barley ingredients. For... more »
  • Obesity fighting pill awaits FDA approval

    March 22, 2010 1:31 PM

    A variety of pills and supplements are on the market claiming to help with weight loss, but a Silicon Valley company has submitted a drug for Federal and Drug Administration approval that it says could help obese people lose 10 to 15 percent of their body weight within a year.... more »

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