Publication date: 
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019 2:00pm EST ·

FDA rebukes 17 firms for selling fake Alzheimer's drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned more than a dozen companies against selling unapproved products which claim to treat Alzheimer's disease and other serious ailments, the agency said on Monday. Many of these drugs, marketed as dietary supplements and sold online, have not been reviewed by the FDA and their safety and efficacy remain unproven, the agency said in a statement. Reuters.

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Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 2:00pm EST ·

Nearly half of U.S. adults have heart or blood vessel disease

A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that's mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure. AP News