FDA concerned about Americans’ consumption of raw flour or dough

FDA concerned about Americans’ consumption of raw flour or dough

Several outbreaks of Escherichia coli infections have been linked to flour. Photo: Klaus Nielsen/Pexels Raw flour or dough should not be eaten according to health experts. However, many of the Americans are unaware of the risk of flour-borne illnesses and taste raw cake and cookie dough. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explain … Read more

FDA Authorizes Pfizer Booster for Children Over 12 Years Old in the United States

FDA Authorizes Pfizer Booster for Children Over 12 Years Old in the United States

United States.- This Monday the Food and Drug Administration (FDA for its acronym in English) of the United States, authorized the emergency use in the country of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine COVID-19 for for children from 12 years old. In a statement the FDA, also reported that the time between the completion of the primary vaccination … Read more

FDA Issues Warning To Kroger Consumers

FDA Issues Warning To Kroger Consumers

FDA Issues Warning To Kroger Consumers Photo: Gregory Shamus / Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning to Kroger store consumers that could put health at risk. The chicken salad croissants sold at Kroger are being recalled. On January 3, the GHGA company reported that recalled 266 prepackaged chicken … Read more

FDA Warns Rapid Covid Tests May Be Less Accurate With Omicron

FDA Warns Rapid Covid Tests May Be Less Accurate With Omicron

Early data suggest that antigen tests detect the omicron variant, but may have reduced sensitivity. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images The Rapid Covid-19 Antigen Tests May Be Less Effective At Detecting Omicron Than Previous Strains of the virus, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said. The development was derived from preliminary studies conducted … Read more

FDA Authorizes Merck Antiviral Pill Against Covid-19

FDA Authorizes Merck Antiviral Pill Against Covid-19

Photo: Kena Betancur / Getty Images This Thursday, one day after it was given green light to similar treatment from Pfizer, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) licensed Merck’s antiviral pill for covid-19. Oral medication has been approved to treat mild to moderate disease in adults at risk of serious disease, as well as … Read more

FDA removes restrictions on the pill that allows abortion within a few weeks of pregnancy

FDA removes restrictions on the pill that allows abortion within a few weeks of pregnancy

Abortion pills can be obtained through medical teleconsultations and would be sent by mail. Photo: OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP / Getty Images The government of Joe biden ended a long-held restriction on un drug used to allow abortion in United States, in cases of pregnancies in their first weeks, even as politicians and governments of … Read more

FDA Authorized Pfizer-BioNTech Boosters for 16- and 17-Year-Olds

FDA Authorized Pfizer-BioNTech Boosters for 16- and 17-Year-Olds

The measure paves the way for several million teens to receive an additional injection. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration authorized booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for 16- and 17-year-olds on Thursday, six months after receiving their second injection of that vaccine. The measure paves the way … Read more

The FDA approved the Cytalux that makes cancer cells glow

The FDA approved the Cytalux that makes cancer cells glow

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an imaging drug known as Cytalux (pafolacyanin), which attracts the tissue of the ovarian cancer and illuminates it when exposed to fluorescent light, allowing surgeons to more easily find and remove the Cancer with greater precision. Doctors from the Abramson Cancer Center’s Center for Precision Surgery … Read more

FDA Advisors Recommend Merck’s Covid-19 Pill to Reduce Hospitalizations and Deaths

FDA Advisors Recommend Merck’s Covid-19 Pill to Reduce Hospitalizations and Deaths

A pill to treat Covid-19 was recommended by FDA experts. Photo: GEORGE FREY / AFP / Getty Images WASHINGTON – An advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended this Tuesday the approval for emergency use of the pill against Covid-19 from the American pharmaceutical company Merck, which operates in the rest of … Read more

US FDA approves the use of a drug to combat dwarfism in children

US FDA approves the use of a drug to combat dwarfism in children

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from USA announced the approval of a medicine what he fights dwarfism in children, and that potentially, would help them to continue their growth. The BioMarin Pharmaceutical created a daily injection of Voxzogo to treat children over the age of five with achondroplasia and growth plates are still open, … Read more

FDA Expands Onion Recall Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

FDA Expands Onion Recall Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

The FDA expanded its recall of onions, adding more products to a list linked to a salmonella outbreak. The recalls announced Monday include onions from Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc. As of Tuesday, the salmonella outbreak had caused at least 183 hospitalizations in 38 states. A few days before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Food and Drug … Read more

Pfizer vaccine: FDA advises for children ages 5 to 11

Pfizer vaccine: FDA advises for children ages 5 to 11

They will look at the Pfizer vaccine data for children ages 5 to 11. Photo: NORBERTO DUARTE / AFP / Getty Images Washington, Oct 26 (EFE) .- An advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA, in English) of the United States recommended on Tuesday the approval for emergency use of Pfizer’s covid-19 vaccine … Read more

The FDA announced the recall of onions due to a salmonella outbreak in 37 states across the country

The FDA announced the recall of onions due to a salmonella outbreak in 37 states across the country

Consumers should not buy or eat the affected onions especially if you do not know the origin of the onion Photo: BENSON IBEABUCHI / AFP / Getty Images A batch of fresh onions, believed to be linked to a growing salmonella outbreak, is being voluntarily recalled. In an advisory posted Thursday on the Food and … Read more