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  • FDA seeks to ban Chicago HIV doctor from research

    FDA seeks to ban Chicago HIV doctor from research
    In a rare move, federal regulators are seeking to disqualify a prominent Chicago HIV doctor from future drug studies after they discovered his clinic committed one of the most grievous sins of medical research: submitting fictitious data in a drug trial....
  • The Avandia Dilemma

    The Avandia Dilemma
    The arthritis pill Vioxx was withdrawn but menopause hormones were not, even though both were tied to heart risks. A multiple sclerosis medicine was pulled and later allowed back on. So, when is a drug too risky to stay on the market? Drug safety...
  • Do boys need HPV vaccine?

    Do boys need HPV vaccine?
    On their next visit to the pediatrician, parents of adolescent boys may be asked if they want their sons to get an expensive vaccine they've never before considered—the HPV shot. Recently approved for boys, the three-dose immunization has been...
  • The Mane Event

    The Mane Event
    It's hard to tell which recently revealed tidbits about tennis legend Andre Agassi's life, published on Oct. 30 as excerpts of his upcoming autobiography, has caused more of a buzz: His yearlong flirtation with crystal meth or the fact that the glorious...
  • The business behind UCF basketball

    The business behind UCF basketball
    UCF basketball's historic first appearance in the Top 25 this week is more than a source of bragging rights for the team, its boosters and fans. The national ranking couldn't come at a better time for the business behind the basketball. The University...
  • Vaccine approved for anal cancer prevention

    Gardasil, the vaccine that can prevent most cases of cervical cancer in girls, has won the FDA's blessing as a vaccine to prevent anal cancer, a rare but growing diagnosis in the United States. The drug agency's approval for Gardasil as an anal cancer...
  • GOP tips its Holder questions

     
    by Frank James The Republican National Committee telegraphs the topics Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans will grill Eric Holder on today at his confirmation hearing to be President-elect Barack Obama's Attorney General. Actually, some Democrats may...
  • Doctor group calls for warnings on new prescription drugs

     
    The nation's leading group of general internal medicine physicians has taken the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to task over drug safety and urged the agency to adopt a raft of new consumer safeguards for prescription drugs. The American College......
  • Vaccinating girls, not boys, against HPV is best bet

     
    Harvard University researchers have found that public health authorities would do better to extend the vaccination of adolescent girls against human papillomavirus (HPV) than to launch a campaign to get boys and young men vaccinated as well. The study,...
  • Rx for health: Take two new books and call me in the morning

     
    We check out and bag our own groceries at the supermarket; we park our own cars and bank online rather than bothering a teller; we fix our own computers. Small wonder, then, that we are increasingly called upon to make......
  • Chile peppers can help with neuropathic pain--maybe, a little

     
    If you suffer from neuropathic pain, there's new evidence that capsaicin--the stuff in chile peppers that gives them their zing--might help you. A new review found that capsaicin helps 4 in 10 people who suffer from such pain, which is......