FDA Consumer Health Information Updates

FDA Builds Closer Ties with Mexico

The Food and Drug Administration's Office of International Programs has offices around the world. Learn how the agency is working with Mexico.

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Research Flash: FDA Scientists Study Pediatric Brain Function

At FDA's National Center for Toxicological Research, investigators are researching pediatric brain function; and they've developed an innovative tool.

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FDA Helps Tackle Sickle Cell Disease

FDA is collaborating with patients, members of academia, and the pharmaceutical industry to encourage the development of new treatments for sickle cell disease (SCD).

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FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: September 2014

FDA warns consumers about the risk of lead poisoning from cold therapy, an updated drug alert on the lack of sterility assurance, and the recall of mole medication amidst safety concerns.

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Caution: Some Over-the-Counter Medicines May Affect Your Driving

Antihistamines and other OTC drugs can impair your ability to drive and operate machinery.

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3D Technologies Poised to Change How Doctors Diagnose Cancers

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.

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A Decade of Prostate Cancer Progress

After a decade of progress FDA still keeping people informed about prostate cancer therapies.

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