Gene Therapy Cure For Blindness Gets $850K Price TagThe one-time injection will cost patients $425,000 per eye and reverses the disease called retinal dystrophy.
FDA: 'Bone Treats' Causing Dog Deaths And IllnessesThe FDA says they have received about 68 reports of pet illnesses, and even deaths, related to “bone treats.”
FDA Approves First-Ever Pill With Digital Tracking SystemThe decision is considered an unprecedented step in ensuring that patients with mental disorders take their medicine.
FDA Proposes Less Nicotine In Cigarettes To Fight AddictionThe FDA will attempt to regulate the level of nicotine in cigarettes for the first time ever, with the hope of lowering cigarette addiction.
FDA Recommends Zika Screening At All Blood CentersThe Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
New Brighton Bakery Recalling 873 Pounds Of ProductsSolomon Snacks and Bakery is recalling about 873 pounds of meat pie products that were not federally inspected, were misbranded and contained undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agirculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Saturday.
Report: Some Of That Grated Cheese Might Actually Be WoodCheese connoisseurs praise some cheeses for having a nutty taste, but what are the odds some tastemakers would endorse a woodsy taste? According to CBS News, some store-bought grated cheeses are being investigated for using a derivative of wood pulp.
Good Question: What Are The Food Safety Rules For Restaurants?Chipotle now says a sick employee at one of its Massachusetts restaurants could have led to 80 people coming down with norovirus. So, what are the food safety rules for restaurants? Good Question.
Good Question: How Are Calories Measured In Food?By the end of 2016, the FDA will require larger chain restaurants, fast-food places and some business that sell food to post this calorie information. So, Chris from Madison asks: How are calories measured in food? Good Question.
Good Question: What's The Difference Between Sugar & High-Fructose Corn Syrup?This week, sugar makers and corn refiners began another round in their billion dollar court battle. Each maintains the other side has made false claims in the highly competitive sweetener market. So, what is the difference between high-fructose corn syrup and sugar? Good Question.
Good Question: How Are Herbal Supplements Regulated?Lamar Odom was found unconscious at a brothel in Nevada after ten tablets of so-called "herbal Viagra" in recent days. But drugs and herbal supplements are not regulated in the same way by the federal government. Why not? Good Question.
FDA Approves OxyContin For Children 11 And OlderThe Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain.