32.9 C
Kuala Lumpur
Sunday, September 22, 2019


US FDA chief tough on e-cigs steps down in surprise resignation

Gottlieb was known for his efforts to curb the use of flavoured e-cigarettes by youths and speed approval times for cheap generic medicines.

Beware of using young people’s blood to halt ageing, FDA says

FDA issues alert about an anti-ageing practice that has attracted attention from entrepreneurs.

Gum, bottled water, pizza bagels want to be called ‘healthy’

The federal standards for use of the word 'healthy' on labels was established in 1994 and set limits on total fat and cholesterol.

Novartis’ Kymriah blood cancer treatment wins EU approval

Novartis aims to initially to treat young people up to 25 years of age with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), and later, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) adult patients.

US appeals court says GSK cannot be sued over generic drug...

The case weighing whether brand-name manufacturers can be sued for injuries blamed on generic drug versions was closely watched within the pharmaceutical and legal industries.

Coffee product with Tongkat Ali recalled in the US

The instant coffee which is said to contain three herbs has been voluntarily recalled by its distributor following the reported death of a consumer.

Ketum growing plans face US shears

The US Drug Enforcement Administration lists ketum as a Schedule I drug – placing it in the same class as heroin, LSD, marijuana and ecstasy, says report.