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FDA Steps Up Scrutiny of Metal Hip Implants

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration responded to mounting concerns about the safety of metal-on-metal hip implants, saying it would subject the devices to a two-day expert review that could lead to rigorous new standards. The FDA announced on Thursday …

Herbal Sexual Enhancement Supplement Recalled

A Southern California firm is recalling an herbal female sexual enhancement supplement because it contains a drug not listed on the label. Irvine-based Regeneca said Saturday it will voluntarily pull RegenArouse after a Food and Drug Administration analysis confirmed the …

Breast Implant Scandal Shows Regulators in Dark on Tracking Risks

Long before the latest global breast implant scare, American health officials were toying with the idea of building a registry that would track patients with implants. The registry would give a better idea of the number of complications over time, …

Colorado Processing Plant Faulted in Listeria Outbreak

Unsanitary conditions at a packing plant that processed fresh cantaloupes from a Colorado farm likely contributed to one of the deadliest listeria outbreaks in U.S. history, health regulators said on Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration said the design of …