This Hair Growing Laser Helmet Was Just Approved By The FDA [UPDATED]

Apira Science's iGrow Hair Growth system is now available over-the-counter. The funky looking device uses lasers and LEDs to illuminate the scalp with red light, which according to the manufacturer is supposed to work. » 9/24/14 9:30am 9/24/14 9:30am

Levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria on meat are on the rise

Are you in the mood for a hair-raising read? Try sitting down with a copy of "The 2010 Retail Meat Report." Issued a few days ago as part of FDA's National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring system, the status update is packed with information on antibiotic-resistant foodborne organisms and where (i.e. what kinds of… » 3/06/12 1:48pm 3/06/12 1:48pm

1950s PSA helps demolish the myth of "Z-Rays"

Snake oil salesmen are as old as time itself — but so too are their detractors. Check out this 1950's public service announcement from the US Food and Drug Administration; Raymond Massey's message is as relevant today as it was over half a century ago. » 9/02/11 1:57pm 9/02/11 1:57pm

FDA Scientist Loses His Job For Saying Cancer Screenings Might Give You…

There's been a lot of concern lately about the routine use of radiation-heavy scans to identify early signs of cancer. Could cancer detection actually give you cancer? One Food and Drug Administration researcher said yes... so the FDA fired him. » 4/05/10 2:19pm 4/05/10 2:19pm