US Food And Drug Administration

  • US: NRI's energy drink under scrutiny for 13 deaths November 16, 2012

    New York: A popular energy drink, produced by a company founded by an Indian-American billionaire, has come under the scanner in the US after reports of 13 deaths possibly linked to the energy shots. However, Lucknow-born CEO of '5-Hour Energy', Manoj Bhargava dismissed the allegations against his firm as "false"...
  • Diabetes drug may be bad for heart: Report September 24, 2010

    An internal report by the US Food and Drug Administration has said that common diabetes drug Rosiglitazone comes with a risk of heart attacks. Sold by GSK under the name Avandia, the drug reportedly causes fluid retention. A US Senate report has alleged that drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline knew of the risks....
  • Pain in the back? Replace that backbone January 8, 2008

    New Delhi: It is a spine surgery with a difference. It is a part of India's first artificial spinal disc replacement using a new implant called Prodisc C — short for cervical — approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just last month. Experts say this replacement surgery...