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Category: FDA

1 3/9/2018

Lowering the bar on Alzheimer’s drugs: STAT op-ed takes industry-friendly line, without disclosing author’s pharma ties

2 2/28/2018

Drug kills flu in a day, news headlines claim. Here’s why that’s bad for public health

4 2/15/2018

Advocates push for access to secret clinical data, while FDA drags its feet

2/5/2018

Wearable defibrillator is said to save lives, but patients and doctors question at what cost

1 1/22/2018

Court records show how a medical device ‘seeding trial’ disguised marketing as science

1 1/9/2018

‘Clinically proven’ ear plugs for migraines make news headlines, with little evidence they work

12/19/2017

A veteran journalist explains why it’s so tough to inform the public about medical devices — and what can be done about it

9/19/2017

Why ‘approved’ medical devices may not be safe: A new addition to our toolkit

9/13/2017

Worrisome ‘right to try’ legislation may soon become law. Here’s the story that some news outlets missed

8/29/2017

FDA announces action against two stem cell clinics: Is that a ‘crackdown’?