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  • GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Human Genome Sciences

    GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Human Genome Sciences
    After spurning a hostile takeover bid from GlaxoSmithKline PLC in April, Human Genome Sciences Inc. said Monday it agreed to be bought by the biopharmaceutical giant for a more lucrative offer valued at $3.6 billion. GlaxoSmithKline boosted its offer for...
  • FDA approves Gilead's four-drug HIV treatment

    FDA approves Gilead's four-drug HIV treatment
    (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Monday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's four-drug combination pill to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The four drugs in one pill, which was formerly called the Quad and had been considered one of Gilead's more...
  • Assemblyman Hall attended Kentucky Derby as fact-finder, fundraiser

     
    Assemblyman Isadore Hall III (D-Compton) takes fact-finding trip to Kentucky Derby. He said taxpayers did not pay for his trip and he did not bet on a horse....
  • Newer antipsychotics overused, US study suggests

    Newer antipsychotics overused, US study suggests
    Although first approved to treat schizophrenia, new antipsychotic medications are increasingly being prescribed for a host of other uses, even when there is little evidence they work, U.S. researchers said on Friday. The drugs, known as "atypical...
  • Use of atypical antipsychotics for lesser disorders is gaining ground, despite safety concerns

    Use of atypical antipsychotics for lesser disorders is gaining ground, despite safety concerns
    About a year ago, patients began trooping into the office of UCLA psychiatrist Andrew Leuchter, asking whether an antipsychotic drug called Abilify "might be right for them." Few appeared to be delusional, plagued by hallucinations or suffering fearsome...
  • Princeton: Toyota Marks 10 Years in Midwest

     
    By Eamonn Brennan Cars.com It's been 10 years since Toyota opened its plant on farmland just south of Princeton, and Gibson County residents have rallied around the site. Its residents have united around the new jobs, competitive salaries and endless........
  • Plavix advertising indirectly cost taxpayers an extra $207 million over five years*

     
    Advertising brand-name prescription medications directly to patients is a uniquely American custom, and a controversial one at that. A study published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine may stir new debate over the practice. In the case of one.......
  • Earnings roundup: Lockheed, Bristol-Myers, 3M, Estee Lauder and more

     
    Several major companies reported mixed but generally strong quarterly earnings this morning. Some, like Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., reported soaring profits, and others posted losses that were smaller than expected. Lockheed Martin Corp., the world’s...
  • Old HIV drug found to produce rare liver problem, FDA says

     
    Didanosine, the second drug approved for the treatment of HIV infections and one of the oldest weapons in the AIDS armamentarium, has been found to produce rare cases of potentially fatal liver disease in patients taking it for long periods,......
  • AIDS charity sues Bristol Myers, saying it overcharged for medication [Updated]

     
    AIDS charity says Bristol Myers overcharged for medication....
  • Md. bill targets gifts to doctors

    Maryland lawmakers are considering clamping down on the fancy meals, theater tickets and expensive trips lavished on doctors by pharmaceutical companies trying to persuade health care professionals to prescribe their medications. "The system bothers me,"...