Gene Therapy Cure For Blindness Gets $850K Price TagThe one-time injection will cost patients $425,000 per eye and reverses the disease called retinal dystrophy.
FDA: 'Bone Treats' Causing Dog Deaths And IllnessesThe FDA says they have received about 68 reports of pet illnesses, and even deaths, related to “bone treats.”
Doctors Say New ‘Chocolate Snorting’ Trend Could Have Deadly ConsequencesA growing trend of people snorting chocolate could cause serious harm to their health.
Doctors Use Needles, Radio Waves To Make Skin Look YoungerDoctors have found a new weapon in the never-ending quest for younger looking skin.
Doctors Turn To Balloons To Clear Out Uncomfortable Ear PressureYou know the feeling when your ears pop in an airplane or an elevator? That's your Eustachian tube working, but when it's blocked, you could be in for some big ear problems.
NYC To FDA: End Restriction On Blood Donations From Men Who Have Sex With MenUnder current FDA rules, men who have had sexual relations with another man are prohibited from donating blood for 12 months after their sexual interaction.
Man Burned By E-Cigarette At Grand Central Undergoes Skin GraftA man who was burned by an exploding e-cigarette while working at a wine shop at Grand Central Terminal has undergone a skin graft to treat his injuries.
Schumer: FDA Too Slow To Issue Recalls For Tainted Food ProductsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that federal regulators are too slow getting bad food off the shelves.
FDA Issues Cookie Dough Warning Over E. Coli ConcernsThe agency also warns against using dough for play clay or homemade ornaments.
FDA Issues New Sodium Guidelines, Pressures Food Industry To Make Foods Less SaltyThe Obama administration is pressuring the food industry to make foods from breads to sliced turkey less salty, proposing long-awaited sodium guidelines in an effort to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.
Connecticut Advocate Pushes For Tougher E-Cigarette RegulationsConnecticut lawmakers are being urged to impose tougher restrictions on electronic cigarettes and vapor products.
Patients Beware: Experts Say Your Favorite Health App Could Provide False InformationEveryone has heard the saying 'there's an app for that' and one of the hottest areas for apps these days is in health and wellness.