HealthDay News: Food
Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA
As the fall sports
season starts and young players face the risk of concussions, the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that dietary supplements
that claim to prevent, treat or cure concussions are untested,
unproven and possibly dangerous.
New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes
The U.S. Food and
Drug Administration has approved a new test that may help doctors
diagnose type 1 diabetes, the most common form diagnosed in
children and adolescents.
Cerdelga Approved for Gaucher Disease
Cerdelga (eliglustat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat type 1 Gaucher disease, a rare inherited disorder caused by the body's insufficient production of a key enzyme.