FDA Consumer Health Information Updates
Scientists at FDA are studying the next generation of screening and diagnostic devices, some of which borrow from the world of entertainment and videogames. In the future, those 3D images and displays may help doctors find hidden tumors and better diagnose cancers.
After a decade of progress FDA still keeping people informed about prostate cancer therapies.
In addition to supporting FDA's evaluation of new medications for animals, FDA's work with animals helps protect the U.S. food supply to keep people healthy.
FDA warns consumers about undeclared drugs found in appetite control pills, an undeclared drug ingredient found in a sexual enhancement product.
In the past year, FDA has given adults new options for treating migraines by allowing the marketing of two prescription devices for such headaches. Some patients don't tolerate migraine drugs well, and these devices can provide an alternative they didn't have before.
Today is World Youth Suicide Prevention Day. Learn how FDA-approved antidepressants are helping depressed kids.
FDA has approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, a rapid home-use HIV test kit that enables users to collect fluid samples and get the test results themselves in 20-40 minutes. The goal is for a greater number of people at risk for HIV to be tested, by increasing accessibility to rapid in-home tests that assure anonymity.