FDA Speeding Approval Process, Continued User Fees Needed

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is plagued with chronic understaffing, scrutiny over the length of time for approvals, and an expanding workload, while also facing potential budget cuts … [Read more...]


Testing Recommendations Expand as Zika Season Approaches

As warm weather sets in across the southern portion of the United States, public health officials are planning for the 2017 Zika season. This mosquito year experts have a better knowledge about the … [Read more...]


FDA Approves First-Ever, Pan-Cancer Drug in Milestone for Personalized Medicine

In what is being heralded a major milestone for personalized medicine, in late May the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first pan-cancer drug. This is the first-ever approval of a … [Read more...]


FDA Reclassifies Rapid Flu Antigen Tests

Effective mid-February the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reclassifying antigen-based, rapid influenza virus antigen detection test systems (RIDTs) used directly on clinical specimens from … [Read more...]