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  1. FDA OKs Once-Yearly Osteoporosis Drug

    The FDA approved Reclast, the first once-yearly drug for postmenopausal osteoporosis, according to the manufacturer Novartis.

  2. Stronger Warning for Some Diabetes Drugs

    The FDA today announced that the makers of certain type 2 diabetes drugs have agreed to strengthen the drugs' warnings about the risk of heart failure.

  3. IBS Drug Zelnorm OK'd for Some

    The FDA will let the suspended drug Zelnorm to be taken by some women with irritable bowel syndrome or chronic constipation.

  4. FDA OKs 1st Alzheimer's Skin Patch

    The FDA has approved the Exelon Patch, the first skin patch for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.

  5. Xolair Gets 'Black Box' Warning

    The asthma drug Xolair has a new "black box" warning about severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).

  6. Generic Lamisil Tablets, Cream Approved

    The FDA has OK'd the first generic versions of Lamisil tablets for nail fungus and over-the-counter Lamisil cream for athlete's foot.

  7. FDA OKs Computerized Pillbox

    The FDA has OK'd a computerized pill box called EMMA to dispense patients' prescription drugs at home and curb medication errors.

  8. Kellogg Cuts Junk-Food Pitch to Kids

    Kellogg announced it would scale back its marketing of unhealthy products to young children, a move observers praised as a step toward shifting American children toward healthier diets.

  9. FDA Panel Rejects Obesity Drug Zimulti

    A new weight loss drug designed for obese adults failed to win approval from an FDA advisory panel, mainly because of fears that it can lead to depression and suicidal thoughts in some patients.

  10. FDA OKs 'No-Period' Birth Control Pill

    The FDA has approved Lybrel, the first oral contraceptive designed to stop menstruation for an indefinite period of time.

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