Anti-epileptic drug could effectively treat cocaine dependence

A new research has found that topiramate, a drug approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat epilepsy and migraine headaches, could also be the first reliable medication to help treat cocaine dependence.

US panel backs Gilead Sciences` hepatitis C drug

US Food and Drug Administration advisers have unanimously voted in favor of a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences that holds promise for millions infected with the liver-destroying virus.

Arsenic levels in rice too low for short-term risk: FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that after testing 1,300 samples of rice and rice products, it has determined the amount of detectable arsenic is too low to cause immediate or short-term negative health effects.

Consumers warned against using sexual enhancement supplements

The US Food and Drug Administration has warned consumers that several supplements advertised as sexual enhancements contain hidden drugs.