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An erectile dysfunction drug left men with ‘intensely blue’ vision and red-green blindness

A hospital in Turkey has treated 17 men in two years who took sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, and reported "intense" blue vision.
A scientist works at Zai Lab's drug development facility in Shanghai, China October 18, 2017.

A little-known biopharma firm surges 17% after getting FDA approval for the first-ever peanut allergy treatment

Shares jumped as much as 17% on Monday after news Friday that the FDA had approved Aimmune's new drug.

The FDA approved its first drug to treat children’s peanut allergies

Palforzia is a powder containing peanut protein that was approved to mitigate allergic reactions to peanuts for children aged 4 to 17 years old.
There are only five FDA-approved weight-loss drugs on the market.

A popular weight-loss drug may need a cancer warning after users were diagnosed with tumors

Belviq was first approved by the FDA in 2012 and works by making people feel fuller than they actually are. It was never approved for use in Canada.
MSG is just glutamate, a naturally occurring protein, stabilized with sodium.

McDonald’s is testing chicken sandwiches with MSG, and people are freaking out. Here’s why they shouldn’t care one bit.

People are freaking out over McDonald's testing a chicken sandwich with MSG, but the reality is that MSG is everywhere. And it's harmless.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about lowering drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar from the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 11, 2018.

The Trump administration just moved a step closer to letting the US import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and other countries

The goal is lower prices and spending for American patients, though some key high-cost drugs wouldn't be included.
A screenshot shows 2015 advertising for Juul products displayed in a print magazine

A teen says she wouldn’t have tried Juul’s e-cigarettes had she known they contained nicotine, and is now considering a lawsuit

Bailey Legacki, now aged 18, told the New York Times she was taken in by Juul's advertising but did not realise there was nicotine in Juul's products.
All the suppliers were based in China, according to the FDA.

Dollar Tree is being accused of importing potentially unsafe drugs from China despite being warned by the FDA

The FDA issued a warning letter to Dollar Tree this month alleging it continued to receive potentially unsafe over-the-counter drugs from China.

Investigators are homing in on a potential chemical culprit behind the mysterious spate of vaping-related illnesses and deaths. Here’s what offi...

There were 2,051 confirmed or probable cases of vape-related illnesses in 49 US states, and 39 people have died, according to the CDC.

Officials believe vitamin E oil is playing a pivotal role in the outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses, after 39 deaths

Investigators said vitamin E acetate, an ingredient found in canola, soy, and corn oil, appears to be playing a pivotal role in the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses during a call with reporters on Friday.