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  • AIDS deaths worldwide drop as access to drugs improves

    AIDS deaths worldwide drop as access to drugs improves
    LOS ANGELES/GENEVA (Reuters) - Fewer people infected with HIV globally are dying as more of them get access to crucial antiretroviral drugs, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations AIDS program said on Wednesday. The United Nations...
  • Do soaps with triclosan do more harm than good?

    Do soaps with triclosan do more harm than good?
    If co-workers and family members are coming down with infections this winter, you may be tempted to turn to an anti-bacterial soap for protection. But some scientists are increasingly concerned that a common anti-bacterial ingredient called triclosan...
  • State AG sues maker of diabetes drugs for false advertising

    State AG sues maker of diabetes drugs for false advertising
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Wednesday he has filed a lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline, LLC for falsely saying three of its diabetes drugs were better than others on the market. The company also withheld data that showed the drugs...
  • Athletes only too happy to be 'lab rats'

    Athletes only too happy to be 'lab rats'
    After discovering that a promising new drug caused multiple types of cancer in lab animals, the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline stopped developing the compound. But the failed experimental drug, called GW501516, is making a comeback in another...
  • 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...
  • Health care non-profits invited to bid for bucks

     
    Does your health care non-profit have an impact on the community? GlaxoSmithKline wants to know. The pharmaceutical company is holding its 16th annual IMPACT awards to recognize community-based nonprofits that provide access to healthcare for the...
  • The Morning Fix: '21 Jump Street' cleans up! O'Donnell hits road.

     
    21 Jump Street finishes on top of the box office. James Murdoch exits another board. Rosie O'Donnell hits the road....
  • Claim: PA taxpayers footed $234K bill for "corporate front group" that pushes legislation.

     
    Liberal advocacy groups are stepping up their attacks on the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), charging this week that the think-tank has been the recipient of tens of thousands of dollars in Pennsylvania taxpayers' money. Citing documents...
  • Bone-Building Drugs Safe

    Bone-Building Drugs Safe
    A new study gives reassuring news about the safety of Fosamax and Reclast, bone-building drugs taken by millions of American women. It found that long-term use does not significantly raise the risk of a rare type of fracture near the hip. On balance,...