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  • Nearly 8,000 H1N1 flu deaths worldwide, WHO says

     
    At least 7,826 people worldwide have died from laboratory-confirmed cases of pandemic H1N1 influenza, an increase of more than 1,000 in the last week, but the actual number is probably much larger than that, the World Health Organization said today.......
  • 'Listening to Prozac' author feels 'vindicated' by new antidepressant study

     
    Peter D. Kramer, the psychiatrist and author of the path-breaking 1993 book "Listening to Prozac," said in an interview today that he felt "vindicated" by a newly published study ("Personality Change During Depression Treatment," by Tony Z. Tang et al)......
  • The Morning Fix: Drug company really wants to produce! Warner Bros. wants you to wait. Justice to review Comcast-NBC. Avatar heading to FX

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding if it'll be Alabama or Texas. (Hint: Texas) Warner Bros. wants you to wait. Hoping to boost DVD sales, Warner Bros. struck a deal with Netflix in which the online-DVD-rental powerhouse will agree to wait......
  • A documentary on obesity, brought to you by Big Pharma

     
    We love a good documentary as much as the next person and were intrigued when we got a news release touting a soon-to-be-made film exploring obesity helmed by none other than respected director-writer-producer Barry Levinson, who won an Oscar for......
  • Going through two tubes a week of Poligrip? You might want to reconsider.

     
    Denture wearers tend to want their dentures to stay in place. As this is not a fleeting or a temporary need, they must use adhesives for the long term. Some of them likely and perhaps understandably use too much. Don't,......
  • For benign prostate enlargement, a combination of drugs may be better

     
    A combination of drugs is better than either one alone for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, an enlargement of the prostate gland that impedes normal urinary functions, researchers reported in the journal European Urology. The study is the...
  • The FDA warns against using Rotarix rotavirus vaccine--at least temporarily

     
    The Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned doctors and parents against using the Rotarix rotavirus vaccine until further testing can confirm that it is safe. The warning follows the discovery by an academic research group--subsequently confirmed by...
  • Consumer Confidential: Chevron profits, Wells penalty fee, nurdle rights

     
    Here's your frosted-flakes Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Well, all I can say is, "Thank goodness!" Our friends at Chevron are pleased to report that their quarterly profit more than tripled to $5.4 billion from......
  • Lupus education event in Orlando

     
    Lupus is a challenging disease that often leaves patients feeling alone and misunderstood. While many patients might not “look” sick, they may be silently managing the debilitating pain, fatigue and other symptoms associated with lupus. This...
  • Malaria vaccine: The fiction and the reality

     
    Ann Patchett has earned all sorts of praise for her bestseller, "State of Wonder," but as engaging as the story is, the book's science concerning a malaria vaccine left something -- well, several things -- to be desired. The reality is that with all the...
  • SEC accuses Stiefel Laboratories of defrauding employee shareholders

     
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has accused Stiefel Laboratories, a subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline, and the subsidiary’s former chief executive of defrauding employees and other shareholders by buying back the company’s private stock...