Committee weighs bill to fund accelerated drug review
Study finds people over 65 absorb more aluminum
WHITEN UP Some dentists say it's unwise to use acids on your pearly whites Sandra Crockett
'FRESH' LIMITS ON CRAB PACKERS FDA to curb use of word on cooked product
FDA, drug industry near pact on fees to boost staff, speed testing
A medication banned in America
Get Smart? Brain brews trickle into area
Abortion pill gets hearing in Congress Advocates and opponents square off at hearing.
The Court and the Abortion Pill
No more waiting
Two founders of drug firm are indicted
Drug may prevent prostate surgery
New antiviral AIDS drug wins approval New drug DDC will be used in conjunction with AZT.
Home AIDS test developed, due for sale abroad
Company signs pact in germicide lawsuit
Drug labels often inadequate, some members of Congress say Some drugs can have harmful effects.
Surgeons see lingering fear over silicone-gel implants
$1 million fine asked for drug firm official Prison term also sought for figure in generic-drug fraud.
FDA plans to limit silicone gel implants to controlled studies
2 guilty of falsifying drug-test records
More than 300 patients have received risky heart valve in area hospitals
FDA reports malfunction of Calif.-made heart valve Agency encourages review of patient risk
Why It Took So Long to Find Out About Breast Implants (and Ozone) If It Wasn't Food or Drugs, FDA Didn't Regulate It Closely
FDA adds staff to speed OKs for medical products Focus is innovations in biotechnology
Gaps are found in FDA data Drug oversight system found seriously flawed.
Finding truth in advertisingIn the Food and...
Untested medical devices facing FDA crackdown Lens, knee implants could be restricted
Panel advises limiting use of implants Surgery backed in reconstructive cases, special trials Jonathan Bor
Dow might back implant moratorium, asks to run clinical tests 4-year study sought to settle controversy IMPLANTS Jonathan Bor
Feminists put in role of defending right to create image they deplore
Reality Ain't What It Used to Be
Britain allows silicone breast implants
NEW WEAPONS For GOOD HEALTH Female condoms give women new safeguards against sexually transmitted diseases
Condom for women improves both choice and protection
FDA tells implant maker to release data
Condom for women, though 'somewhat comical,' effective against disease
The risk of silicone implants
Scientists sought tests on implants but firm stalled
FDA Acts on Silicone Implants
Scientist sentenced in secret sale
Recipients of gel implants mixed on FDA's action
New angina drug gets FDA approval
Demand for Norplant is increasing
U.S. bans sale of chemical used to disinfect medical instruments
Drug to reduce stroke risk approved for release Dec. 16 Ticlid proves to be first drug to help women avoid stroke, doctor says.
LOOKING AT THE LABELS
Alzheimer's drug gets trial OK FDA allows its use as studies continue