Drugs and Devices
The NWHN’s M. Isabelle Chaudry is featured in an NBC Nightly News clip giving a statement in a public meeting at the FDA on testing for asbestos in talc.
When it comes to clinical trials of new drugs and medical devices, all too often, it’s still a man’s world. For decades, most biomedical research focused on men, including research on medical devices intended for both men and women.
Terbutaline is a medication used to delay preterm labor. It is in a class of drugs called betamimetics, which help prevent and slow contractions of the uterus.
Given the divisiveness of our current political climate, it sometimes seems like Americans simply cannot agree on anything. Reducing costs of prescription drug prices may be the exception!
Most of us want to be confident when we start a newly prescribed treatment that the medication we take will improve the ailment we seek to treat. We believe that our drugs have been tested and proven effective. We assume that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) verifies that any drug that hits the market is safe…
What’s the difference between generic and brand-name prescription drugs?
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“My oncologist prescribed Anastrozole and I’ve been taking it since July 2016. My arthritis has flared up since. What are the side effects associated with using this drug?” Anastrozole has become popular for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer.…
Testimony Delivered at the FDA Public Meeting on Manufacturer Communications Regarding Unapproved Uses of Approved or Cleared Medical Products