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  1. Hydroxycut Recall Due to Liver Injuries

    Fourteen Hydroxycut products -- marketed as fat burners, low-cost diet aids, and energy enhancers -- are being recalled voluntarily by the manufacturer after the FDA received 23 reports of serious liver injuries ranging from jaundice to death.

  2. FDA Issues New Warnings for Painkillers

    The FDA has implemented new rules requiring stronger and more extensive label warnings about the risk of liver damage and stomach bleeding for people taking common over-the-counter pain relievers.

  3. FDA OKs Simponi for Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The FDA has approved Simponi (golimumab), a monthly treatment for adults with moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis, active psoriatic arthritis, and active ankylosing spondylitis.

  4. Americans Fed Up With Food Recalls?

    Peanut and pistachio product recalls are among recent food recalls that have made big news, but research shows that many Americans don’t heed such warnings.

  5. Raptiva Pulled From Market

    Genentech has pulled the psoriasis drug Raptiva from the market because of a link to a fatal brain infection called PML.

  6. FDA OKs New Kidney Cancer Drug

    The FDA has approved a new drug called Afinitor to treat advanced renal cell carcinoma after other treatments fail. Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer.

  7. FDA Panel Weighs New Diabetes Drugs

    An FDA advisory panel is considering two new drugs, Onglyza (saxagliptin) and liraglutide, to improve blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes.

  8. FDA Warns Firms Selling Unapproved Drugs

    Nine drug companies selling 14 prescription narcotics are the latest target of the FDA's effort to bring thousands of unapproved drugs under FDA scrutiny.

  9. FDA OKs Asthma Drug for COPD

    The FDA has approved the use of Symbicort pMDI (pressurized metered-dose inhaler), which is used to treat asthma, to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).

  10. FDA OKs New Gout Drug Uloric

    The FDA has approved Uloric, the first new gout drug in more than 40 years, according to Uloric's maker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

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