Matthew Perrone

FDA: Augusta-based compounding pharmacy recalling all sterile drugs

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration notified doctors Thursday that a Georgia compounding pharmacy responsible for a drug linked to eye infections has recalled all of its injectable medicines following a federal inspection. Read more

FDA approves 1st new tuberculosis drug in 40 years

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a Johnson & Johnson tuberculosis drug that is the first new medicine to fight the deadly infection in more than four decades. Read more

Lawmakers issue subpoena for pharmacy director

WASHINGTON — House lawmakers have issued a subpoena for the director of the Massachusetts pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak. Read more

FDA approves first rapid, take home HIV test

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter HIV test, allowing Americans to test themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the privacy of their homes. Read more


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