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  • FDA: Avandia Should Stay With Restrictions

    FDA: Avandia Should Stay With Restrictions
    Faced with conflicting and less-than-conclusive scientific evidence, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended Wednesday that the controversial diabetes drug Avandia remain on the market — but with tighter supervision and increased...
  • Men taking erectile dysfunction drugs risk STDs

    Men taking erectile dysfunction drugs risk STDs
    Men who took erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra were more likely to become infected with sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS, U.S. researchers have reported. This infection rate was higher even in the year before the men got their...
  • Glaxo Removing Zinc From Denture Cream

    Glaxo Removing Zinc From Denture Cream
    WASHINGTON (AP) - GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday it will remove zinc from its denture cream, following reports that excessive use over many years can cause neurological damage and blood problems in consumers. The British manufacturer will cease...
  • High hopes for a malaria vaccine

    Each year, malaria kills more than 1 million people -- 90% of them in sub-Saharan Africa and 80% of them younger than 5 -- and makes 300 million people seriously ill. Major progress in controlling the disease has been made by the widespread adoption of...
  • U.S. will donate 10% of swine flu vaccine to developing countries

     
    The United States will donate 10% of its supply of vaccine against pandemic H1N1 influenza virus to developing countries that do not have the resources to procure it on their own, a White House spokesman said today. The U.S. has......
  • British Cervarix vaccinations to resume

     
    British media are reporting that vaccinations with the human papilloma virus vaccine Cervarix will resume immediately after an autopsy showed that 14-year-old Natalie Morton died from a serious underlying medical condition and that the death had nothing...
  • FDA approves Cervarix human papilloma vaccine as cervical cancer deterrent [Updated]

     
    The Food and Drug Administration today approved Cervarix, the vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, for use in girls and young women ages 10 to 25. An FDA adivsory panel recommended approval of the vaccine on Sept......
  • CDC panel OKs use of Cervarix HPV vaccine in girls, Gardasil in boys

     
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted today to recommend the use of the Cervarix human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine in girls age 11 and 12. Cervarix was approved by the Food and Drug......
  • Swine flu increases 9% on college campuses from previous week

     
    Influenza-like illnesses, presumed to be mostly pandemic H1N1 influenza, continued to increase on college campuses last week, according to weekly results from the American College Health Assn. There were 7,099 new cases reported among college...
  • Miami Dolphins-colored Breathe Right strips: bringing new meaning to "game face"

     
    When fans arrive at Sunday???s Miami Dolphins-New Orleans Saints game at Land Shark Stadium, they???ll receive an aqua and orange Breathe Right Nasal Strip. Not eye black, mind you. A nasal strip. It looks something like a Band-Aid -- it's......
  • Massive malaria vaccine trial has begun in Africa

     
    A massive Phase 3 trial of a malaria vaccine is now underway in Africa, with 5,000 children enrolled already out of a target population of 16,000. If results are favorable, marketing approval could be sought as early as 2012, making......