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#FDAapproves first-line combination treatment for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer with certain mutations:… https://t.co/8ujNdxHZWT
Retweeted by U.S. FDAToday kicks off National CPR and AED Awareness Week. Please consider taking a few minutes to learn more about the l… https://t.co/NKeqqnjvJk
6/1
2020
As the weekend begins, the work does not stop at FDA as we combat #COVID19. Here is a look at our latest activities… https://t.co/4Vc11nL9Ao
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5/30
2020
What does “FDA approved” mean? What’s an “investigational treatment” or “off-label use?” Learn about these terms an… https://t.co/GTe0MvZ0PRAs a doctor, my heart breaks for #COVID19 patients and their families. My peers in the medical community are doing… https://t.co/l6Mj1Ctfry
Retweeted by U.S. FDAToday, we announce a request for public input regarding rare disease clinical trial networks, as part of our contin… https://t.co/Ky938ieRv7
Retweeted by U.S. FDAThere are currently no FDA-approved vaccines or drug products for #COVID19. You can report websites selling fraudul… https://t.co/SPoBznbHXaHere is the latest update on FDA’s activities to defeat #COVID19: https://t.co/KzfxyrWZ0E https://t.co/5fJSbQgvMe
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5/29
2020
Patient safety is the FDA’s top priority and we will continue to take quick and appropriate action when needed to p… https://t.co/56BRf8Y68DWe remind patients to continue taking your prescription medications until you consult with your health care profess… https://t.co/1FmDt3IICfAssessments are underway to determine whether metformin ER recalls will result in shortages and we will work closel… https://t.co/ttaXwDjbPgThe agency is in contact with five firms to recommend voluntarily recalls. Company recall notices are posted on FDA… https://t.co/8B7EPIa41iThe FDA is announcing that agency testing has revealed levels of nitrosamine impurity above the agency’s acceptable… https://t.co/TDl6xwHQ2NHurricane season starts June 1. During the #COVID19 pandemic, give yourself more time than usual to prepare your em… https://t.co/tUXZhnbB2M
Retweeted by U.S. FDADid you miss the #AskFDA Twitter Q&A with @SteveFDA? Don't worry. You can catch up here... ⚡️ “Q&A with Commissio… https://t.co/t3EA2kUdroFDA’s new Nutrition Facts Label reflects our greater understanding of links between #diet & chronic #disease. See… https://t.co/y3AzM8byT3
Retweeted by U.S. FDAEveryone plays a part in getting through this COVID-19 pandemic. One way you can make a difference is to donate blo… https://t.co/7ZZtnY1a0jThanks for all of your questions! Be sure to visit https://t.co/s05zkoDcz3 for all the latest in our efforts agains… https://t.co/Cvvc46Dw9pQ: #AskFDA Is there a place where we can see the estimated timelines of various studies and trials in a single vie… https://t.co/Q5SEt54m6LQ: @SteveFDA Are there plans in the works for an at-home COVID rapid antigen test? This way people can test themsel… https://t.co/MOC8VmJ9EwQ: #AskFDA I have a #covid19 testing method, Who do I contact? - @MOVEitGIRL A: https://t.co/s05zkoDcz3 https://t.co/gTIMsvgYPJQ: #AskFDA What is FDA's vision for using RWD to inform treatment decisions for COVID-19 patients, including tracki… https://t.co/8YHwM6DljTQ: #askFDA have drug shortages increased since the start of this crisis and if so how can both FDA / industry respo… https://t.co/Di4ay2O01OQ: #AskFDA @SteveFDA You called remdesivir the first authorized therapy for COVID-19, but HCQ also received EUA. Ho… https://t.co/F4wO4BOxdqQ: #AskFDA Now that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized the use of Remdesivir in the treatment of… https://t.co/NWbkXHuZecThanks for joining us for the Twitter Q&A with @SteveFDA! Here comes the first question...Join FDA Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn, M.D. here on @US_FDA as he answers your questions in a Twitter Q&A today at… https://t.co/mZGRakI2RqFDA is providing a new tool to help in the development and evaluation of #COVID19 diagnostic tests. https://t.co/DtB4HRE8VrEvery day, FDA is taking action in the fight against #COVID19. Read our latest update here: https://t.co/IKf00cbryG https://t.co/qIfsnExjFw
Retweeted by U.S. FDAFiring up the grill for #NationalHamburgerDay?🍔 Use a food thermometer to make sure burgers reach 160°F. Find more… https://t.co/tzATdfGmg7
5/28
2020
We've collected your questions, and Commissioner Hahn @SteveFDA will answer them here Thursday at 10am EDT. See you… https://t.co/pIyWpIKoRIWe’re proud to share this latest update on FDA’s activities to defeat #COVID19. https://t.co/AYYun4OF9b https://t.co/jBGX8g1S3L
Retweeted by U.S. FDA#DYK Smoking causes dangerous plaque buildup in your arteries that can lead to stroke? Make the healthy choice this… https://t.co/O9rDgYa9e9
5/27
2020
Gardening can be a relaxing activity during quarantine, however, items such as lawn fertilizers, cocoa mulch and ev… https://t.co/uxJmlI0kD9
Retweeted by U.S. FDAI’m encouraged by the social distancing and mask wearing by Americans that I witnessed over the weekend. Maintaini… https://t.co/sUhrTKbVMB
Retweeted by U.S. FDAMay is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month. In this 1994 PSA, baseball legends Kirby Puckett and Roger Clemens… https://t.co/nIMoY30XCWFDA will join the Muscular Dystrophy Association for the MDA Advocacy Institute: A COVID-19 Discussion with the FDA… https://t.co/o8gtepyHAl
5/26
2020
On this #MemorialDay, FDA honors the men and women who served and made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.… https://t.co/POEmqQl1nE
5/25
2020
To help minimize the impact of supply chain disruptions on product availability during the #COVID19 pandemic, FDA i… https://t.co/WPiqxs5O7u
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5/24
2020
Every day, FDA is taking action in the fight against #COVID19. Here is our latest update: https://t.co/7Hvnb1Xp2B https://t.co/KgU1ayi0Wo
Retweeted by U.S. FDAI've been asked to oversee the therapeutics development for the US government for #COVID19. The goal is to do every… https://t.co/ZomSccYjVP
Retweeted by U.S. FDA“I’m very grateful to have been able to help stand up the basic structure of Operation Warp Speed over the past few… https://t.co/l6UmX3padZ
Retweeted by U.S. FDAToday, I wanted to provide an update on the FDA’s involvement in efforts to expedite the development and availabili… https://t.co/ypkOG7YCp7
Retweeted by U.S. FDAWhen grocery shopping, buying just 1 to 2 weeks’ worth of groceries at a time can help to prevent unnecessary deman… https://t.co/DMNVGeCbPnEven if beaches are closed, it's still a good idea to protect yourself from the sun's rays. Be sure to use broad sp… https://t.co/0sdfJfJDo7The @US_FDA is taking definitive action against #antibody tests that are not reliable. #HHS agencies are also worki… https://t.co/6RdZ9loJY2
Retweeted by U.S. FDAFDA continues working around the clock to respond to the #COVID19 pandemic: https://t.co/3wEfEpthew https://t.co/ICo4CzKAsn
Retweeted by U.S. FDAHave you been #quarantinebaking at home? Keep your pup’s paws off that dough!🐶 Unbaked dough, especially with yeast… https://t.co/Dv0cDfVdTI
5/22
2020
In the spirit of transparency, FDA has posted a list of #COVID19 antibody tests that are being removed from the “no… https://t.co/sYHZLSljRGWarmer weather + holiday weekends = BBQ! 🍔 🍗 Be sure to use a food thermometer to reach safe cooking temps. Get mo… https://t.co/saLl3dqLteGetting take-out while slowing the spread of #COVID19? Order & pay online or by phone, accept take-out without in-p… https://t.co/MhggTWy2p1
Retweeted by U.S. FDAIt’s always a good idea – but particularly during the #COVID19 public health emergency – to practice healthy habits… https://t.co/dvdBklh028
5/21
2020
As the nation comes together during the #COVID19 public health emergency, we’re proud to share these updates on FDA… https://t.co/7CfIttmCn3
Retweeted by U.S. FDAEvery 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. The #COVID19 pandemic has impacted the nation’s blood supply beca… https://t.co/y0W6RhRkoPHave questions about device shortages, enforcement policies, and other #COVID19 related topics? Check out the… https://t.co/gsSrCdAryP
Retweeted by U.S. FDAThere are two different types of #COVID19 tests: diagnostic tests (molecular and antigen tests) and antibody tests.… https://t.co/dUDdM6W3k3
Retweeted by U.S. FDAJust completing my 14-day self-quarantine. No fun. I’m feeling fine and looking forward to reconnecting at a social… https://t.co/F8fJeKIFXH
Retweeted by U.S. FDACurrently, there is no evidence of food or food packaging associated with transmitting #COVID19. We use portable sc… https://t.co/Rwkpm5Zkp1To ensure we have complete information to determine whether an imported product is incompliance with U.S laws & reg… https://t.co/GjuJDU7xngFDA is committed to protecting the supply chain of imported PPE, #COVID19 test kits, drugs, & other medical devices… https://t.co/oAvnZSUVNCThere are ways to reduce risk for heart disease & stroke, such as managing #HighBloodPressure & taking aspirin if r… https://t.co/Fevviwk5ej
5/20
2020
Here is the latest update on @US_FDA’s activities to combat the #COVID19 pandemic: https://t.co/otJYQ3gIFS https://t.co/HXQZcgy9XT
Retweeted by U.S. FDAThroughout its history, FDA has warned Americans against buying fraudulent medical devices. Be a #cautiousconsumerhttps://t.co/m1MQhHRhy0You can also visit https://t.co/bCny5jDbfn for information on what to do!The urgency of the #COVID19 pandemic has demanded that we expand our work to identify, access, and analyze new data… https://t.co/H8PUxdmpWqWondering if disinfectant sprays or wipes can be used on your skin to prevent the spread of #COVID19? The answer is… https://t.co/O8U7ymZw2a#FDAORA has not found evidence to suggest that transmission of #COVID19 is linked with imported goods (incl. food/m… https://t.co/Q4ilNUwZUx
Retweeted by U.S. FDA#DYK that if food is stored properly, a food product should be of good quality, even after the product date. Just r… https://t.co/UxxbpXI96MAs part of FDA’s ongoing response effort in the #COVID19 pandemic, we took the following actions since Friday.… https://t.co/HsE1PbgaZb
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5/19
2020
If someone in your home gets sick with #COVID19, do you know how to protect yourself and others? This video offers… https://t.co/XYucsotwI6
Retweeted by U.S. FDADuring the #COVID19 public health emergency, children may be home from school & you may have more hand sanitizer ac… https://t.co/wmbj6AgcIVIt’s #HealthyVisionMonth 👀 Smoking cigarettes can lead to vision loss. Protect your eyes by staying smoke-free.… https://t.co/UuhXN2wYnC
5/18
2020
FDA authorized the first standalone at-home sample collection kit that can be used with certain authorized tests at… https://t.co/RznPGUF0HIAs FDA remains laser-focused on defeating the #COVID19 pandemic, we’re proud to share the following updates on our… https://t.co/Hpeskx9v2y
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5/16
2020
Join OCE Director Richard Pazdur, MD, and guests for Conversations on Cancer: OCE Salutes the Mosaic of Oncology Nu… https://t.co/F0eCkudDl6
Retweeted by U.S. FDAInterested in making your own homemade cosmetics? Here’s what you need to know before selling homemade cosmetics:… https://t.co/CIxNOvnpQA
Retweeted by U.S. FDALIVE: POTUS Delivers Remarks on Vaccine Development https://t.co/ktpk4urgB1
Retweeted by U.S. FDAIn response to the #COVID19 pandemic, @US_FDA has taken these steps since yesterday: https://t.co/hR7O56YJYh https://t.co/FGttxL6wYM
Retweeted by U.S. FDA#COVID19 is a disease caused by a #coronavirus, so antibiotics do not prevent or treat it. Remember to only take me… https://t.co/1E4ZNic5ZEIn the spirit of transparency, FDA is alerting the public to early data suggesting potential inaccurate results dur… https://t.co/h6b9Omg02D
5/15
2020
There are currently no vaccines or drugs approved to treat or prevent #COVID19. Talk to your health care provider b… https://t.co/ntiykKmd35FDA is particularly concerned that products that claim to cure, mitigate, treat or prevent serious diseases like… https://t.co/ZMbjj96yjPDistributing unapproved colloidal silver products with claims they can cure, mitigate, prevent or treat #COVID19, o… https://t.co/9i8HCtugE9Today, a federal court entered a temporary restraining order against Xephyr LLC, doing business as N-Ergetics, requ… https://t.co/4vRZbjFLBvThe FDA’s Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition is looking for Staff Fellows. These #scientists will participa… https://t.co/4gAum2R225
Retweeted by U.S. FDAThis week, we are celebrating women with National Women’s Health Week. #NWHW Nearly 7 out of 10 U.S. women smokers… https://t.co/qzroICyagOResearchers, Clinical Labs & Commercial Manufacturers: On Friday, May 15 from 1-2 p.m. ET, FDA will host a virtual… https://t.co/IfbBRROPEYMiracle Mineral Solution does not cure #COVID19 and has not been approved by FDA for any use. The solution, when mi… https://t.co/LuUe5iZonH
5/14
2020
FDA continues taking action in the ongoing, all-of-America response to the #COVID19 pandemic:… https://t.co/uxyR4ug1mG
Retweeted by U.S. FDAIn recognition of #HepatitisAwarenessMonth, @FDAHealthEquity will host a webinar on 5/26 at 2 p.m. ET on strategies… https://t.co/2u5fBaRynD
Retweeted by U.S. FDAIn our latest #FDAVoices, read how FDA is reaching a significant milestone in the regulation of human drug compound… https://t.co/Q7YQ2xBie2Protect yourself and others from #COVID19 when out shopping. This video shows you how: https://t.co/qOJIH4fvzD. https://t.co/0dAJqm41HI
Retweeted by U.S. FDAWhether you are a health care professional, consumer, or patient, you can report any observed or suspected adverse… https://t.co/AqzC96OZxoFDA is working quickly every day to protect the public health during the #COVID19 pandemic. Here is our latest upda… https://t.co/NhbnZM3Q0S
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5/13
2020
This Women’s Health week, we look back to 1990, when the FDA standardized the absorbency information for all tampon… https://t.co/K1FOmP9zhsI’m proud to announce new guidance with recommendations for innovators & researchers to help expedite development o… https://t.co/yPCvB3fKQa
Retweeted by U.S. FDADiabetes affects an estimated 16 million+ women nationwide. Some women w/ #diabetes need to take medicines or insul… https://t.co/zB04drsDrL
Retweeted by U.S. FDACONSUMERS: Be cautious of websites and stores selling products claiming to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure… https://t.co/oOGLbFDEjG
Retweeted by U.S. FDAWATCH LIVE: FDA Commissioner @SteveFDA testifies before the Senate HELP committee. The hearing is titled "COVID-19:… https://t.co/GZxdkBbEMXThe Office of the Commissioner, Office of Clinical Policy and Programs is #recruiting to fill their #Director posit… https://t.co/plbLX24Q1V
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5/12
2020

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