The @CDCgov recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 be screened for HIV at least once a year. This includes teens who are sexually active. This National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, learn how our home testing kit can be a viable option. https://t.co/gamDRjn6tVhttps://t.co/k3ipd82uP6
FDA authorized marketing of 1st device that uses artificial intelligence based on machine learning to assist clinicians in detecting lesions—such as polyps or tumors—in the colon in real time during a colonoscopy.
As of today, 354 tests and sample collection devices are authorized by the FDA under emergency use authorizations (EUAs). These include 258 molecular tests and sample collection devices, 75 antibody and other immune response tests, and 21 antigen tests.
We issued warning letters jointly with the @FTC to two companies for selling unapproved products with fraudulent #COVID19 claims. Letters were issued to Allure Imports and About Mineral. https://t.co/hgvVy5xM3K
FDA watches the marketplace closely to ensure companies do not target youth & takes aggressive actions against any company marketing tobacco products illegally to America’s youth.
This #NPHW learn more about FDA’s compliance & enforcement efforts:
In 2020, we authorized 100+ novel devices, including the first game-based digital therapeutic to improve attention function in children with ADHD and the first cardiac ultrasound software that incorporates artificial intelligence to guide image acquisition. #NPHWhttps://t.co/lVoCQTLaqC
We’ve also announced a virtual public consultation meeting & a virtual public meeting on May 20 from 11a.m. – 1p.m. ET regarding the reauthorization of the Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act where stakeholders can present their views on the reauthorization. https://t.co/QYKVZIIK0g
Today, FDA announced the first of several stakeholder consultation meetings & a virtual public meeting on the reauthorization of the Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA). The meetings are scheduled for May 20 from 2-4 p.m. ET https://t.co/QYKVZIIK0ghttps://t.co/ey3aR43W1u
We’ll also take measures to ensure that limiting exposure to toxic elements in foods doesn’t have unintended consequences—like eliminating affordable foods with significant nutritional benefits or increasing the presence of one toxic element to reduce the presence of another.
Our plan will occur in 3 phases. As part of the 1st phase, we’ll immediately begin work setting recommended levels for toxic elements in foods achievable by industry, encouraging industry best practices, monitoring progress and working to reduce those levels over time.