FDA blames baby formula crisis on outdated systems, training

An internal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report examining what went wrong with the federal government’s response to the infant formula shortage earlier this year found 15 different areas where the FDA could have better managed the crisis. The report from Steven Solomon, director of the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, recommended the agency update… Continue reading FDA blames baby formula crisis on outdated systems, training

FDA: TPOXX use should be restricted to ensure drug's efficacy against monkeypox

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning there is potential for the monkeypox virus to change significantly enough that the treatments currently being used to fight the outbreak could be rendered ineffective. In updated guidance on Thursday, the FDA noted that viruses are subject to change over time — the SARS-CoV-2 virus being an… Continue reading FDA: TPOXX use should be restricted to ensure drug's efficacy against monkeypox

FDA Approves Botox Competitor That Lasts Longer

FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People wanting to keep wrinkles at bay will soon have a new option now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first competitor for Botox in decades. Daxxify, made by Revance Therapeutics Inc. in Nashville, Tenn., is injected into the face along worry… Continue reading FDA Approves Botox Competitor That Lasts Longer

Health Care — House panel shows Trump pressure on FDA

This is what space sounds like. Or at least the sound a supermassive black hole makes. It’s cool, in a terrifying kind of way. Today in health news, a House panel report details the pressure put on the FDA by the Trump administration to reauthorize hydroxychloroquine and speed up authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccines, in… Continue reading Health Care — House panel shows Trump pressure on FDA

FDA authorizes Novavax COVID vaccine for adolescents

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday cleared Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in adolescents, paving the way to expand eligibility for the fourth shot available in the United States. The two-dose regimen utilizes protein-based technology previously leveraged in vaccines to combat other viruses, offering an alternative for Americans skeptical of Pfizer and… Continue reading FDA authorizes Novavax COVID vaccine for adolescents

FDA Set to Rule on COVID Shots for Youngest Kids This Week

June 13, 2022 — The FDA is gearing up for a busy week – after a busy weekend releasing information about the effectiveness and safety of both the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in children under 5 years old and the Moderna vaccine in children 6 months to 17 years of age. This data comes just before… Continue reading FDA Set to Rule on COVID Shots for Youngest Kids This Week

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine effective for children under 5: FDA staff

A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) briefing document released Sunday said that Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for children under 5.  The document comes before a meeting scheduled for Wednesday during which the FDA’s independent experts will consider emergency use authorization of the vaccine for young children, which could quickly pave… Continue reading Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine effective for children under 5: FDA staff

QUICK OVERVIEW OF FDA APPROVED COVID 19 TEST KIT AT HOME: Fact about the Accuracy, Differences between a Pcr and Antigen Tests, At-Home covid-19 Test To Avoid & Retailers selling it

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Health Care — FDA sets tentative timeline on young kids’ vaccines

James Corden will be leaving his job as host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show” after nearly seven years.  Today in health care, we got a bit more clarity on the timeline for young kids’ vaccines. Mark your calendars for June.   Welcome to Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news… Continue reading Health Care — FDA sets tentative timeline on young kids’ vaccines

Health Care — FDA advisers weigh boosters’ fate

Associated Press / Nam Y. Huh Dating can be tough during a pandemic, a new Pew study found, with 63 percent of people in the dating market say dating has gotten harder during COVID-19.   Today, an FDA advisory panel met to discuss the future of booster shots, and there are several more high-profile COVID-19… Continue reading Health Care — FDA advisers weigh boosters’ fate