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Benefits of Taking Female Libido Drug Are 'Marginal' Says New Study
The first drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug administration to target the "female libido" is again facing controversy after a review of studies called the benefits “marginal.” The drug, called flibanserin and marketed as “Addyi,” was designed to help women with hypoactive sexual desire
Trader Joe's Pulls Raw Cashew Product Off Shelves Due to Salmonella Concerns
Trader Joe's has voluntarily recalled bags of raw cashew pieces over concerns they could be contaminated with salmonella , the company announced. "We have been alerted by our supplier of Trader Joe's Raw Cashew Pieces (barcode number 00505154) that there is a possibility that one specific lot with
Lawsuit Alleges Birth Control Packing Error Led to Unwanted Pregnancies
The 113 women from 28 states are seeking millions in damages, with some asking for the total cost of raising a child until adulthood.
Suit Filed Against Pharmaceutical Company That Allegedly Mispackaged Birth Control
We turn next here to a major lawsuit, a group of women coming together to sue over a birth control mixup. All of it over their bills, and allege D mistake in packaging that they said led to more than 100 surprise pregnancies. Tonight, ABC's Mara schiavocampo on how this happened, and why they think
'Female Viagra' Wins Approval From FDA Panel
The once-a-day pill flibanserin aims to treat a sexual desire disorder known to affect about 1 in 10 women.
Viagra for Women, the ‘Little Pink Pill’
A major head call headline tonight involving women. The drug nicknamed the little pink pill, viagra for women. A key decision today, and now just one more hurdle. Here's ABC's linsey Davis. Reporter: Titillating news tonight for women who may soon be dancing like the couple in this viagra
FDA Panel Votes to Approve 'Female Viagra'
The panel voted to approve the drug flibanserin, which is designed to help pre-menopausal women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, after two previous failed attempts for approval.
'Female Viagra' Submitted to the FDA for a 3rd Attempt
The controversial drug developed to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder has been rejected twice for inconclusive effectiveness.
The Shot That Could Dissolve Double Chins
ATX-101, a non-surgical treatment that claims to get rid of fat under the chin, is nearing approval by the FDA.
FDA Fielding Dog Treat Complaints
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has yet to identify the source of the possibly tainted pet jerky treats that may have killed nearly 600 pets and sickened more than 3,600 of them since 2007. There was a flurry of health-related complaints beginning in January of 2007, FDA spokeswoman Shelly