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FDA panel backs 3 psychiatric drugs for kids

(AP) -- Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that three blockbuster psychiatric drugs appear safe and effective for children and adolescents, despite side effects that can increase the risk of diabetes.

dateJun 11, 2009 in Medications
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GAO: FDA fails to follow up on unproven drugs

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has allowed drugs for cancer and other diseases to stay on the market even when follow-up studies showed they didn't extend patients' lives, say congressional investigators.

dateOct 26, 2009 in Medications
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