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Two new therapies use peanuts to desensitize those with the allergy, in hopes of protecting people from accidental exposure.

A ‘secret’ patch shows the future of treating the most common food allergy, and two biotechs are competing to own the $3 billion market

Kids with peanut allergies haven't had many options, but that first-of-their-kind treatments could change that as soon as 2019.

Regulators will ban menthol cigarettes and chip away at flavored e-cigs to combat teen vaping — but experts say their plans fall short

Federal regulators on Thursday announced a ban on menthol cigarettes and a move to more strictly regulate flavored e-cigarettes like the Juul.

A ruling is imminent on the legality of a controversial drug that’s used to treat addiction — but some have called it a ‘dangerous o...

Government regulators are expected to soon rule on the legality of a controversial drug called kratom, a representative at the DEA told Business Insider.

Silicon Valley’s favorite e-cig company shut down its social media accounts — but Juul’s advertising now has a life of its own

The move is part of a series of actions the e-cig maker said it's taking to address teen vaping. Juul also said it would temporarily stop selling its flavored e-cigs in stores.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

America's food and drug regulator is proposing steps meant to stop people from smoking such as limits on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes.

‘Engineering overkill’: A potent new drug ‘1,000 times stronger than morphine’ is trying to solve a problem that doesn’t...

The US recently approved a potent new opioid called Dsuvia that dissolves under the tongue. Doctors say it's unnecessary and ill-equipped to solve problems.
23andMe Co-Founder and CEO Anne Wojcicki

Regulators just gave DNA-testing startup 23andMe the go-ahead to offer a health product that scientists have called dubious

23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki had said she hoped the company would bring back a test designed to help customers choose a medication based on their DNA.

The FDA surprised Silicon Valley e-cig startup Juul at its headquarters and seized ‘thousands of pages of documents’

In an unannounced move, the Food and Drug Administration showed up to e-cig startup Juul's San Francisco HQ last week and seized "thousands of pages of documents."

A drug derived from marijuana has triggered the first federal shift on cannabis in half a century, and experts predict an avalanche effect

The nation's top drug regulator has officially changed how it regulates FDA-approved drugs that contain CBD, a marijuana compound, with the approval of the epilepsy drug Epidiolex. It's the first time in 46 years that the Drug Enforcement Administration has shifted its stance on cannabis.

America’s leading food and drug regulator might ban online sales of e-cigs — a move that could threaten brands like Juul

A leading government regulator could make selling e-cigarettes online illegal. On Tuesday, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said at a breakfast meeting with journalists that the agency was considering a ban on online sales of e-cigarettes, which could have an outsize impact on brands like Juul.