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  • Obesity drugs lumber toward marketplace

     
    About this time last year, we were reporting on the failure of several investigational weight-loss medications. They included Sanofi-Aventis' rimonabant as well as two other drugs that aimed to work by blocking cannabinoid receptors in the brain. However,...
  • FDA commissioner reassures doctors about swine flu vaccine safety

     
    Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, sent a letter to all U.S. physicians today thanking them for their help in combating the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus and reassuring them about the safety of the vaccine......
  • 800,000 swine flu doses for very young children recalled, but it's not a safety issue

     
    Vaccine manufacturer Sanofi-Aventis is recalling 800,000 doses of vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 virus meant for children younger than 3 because the vaccine has lost potency since it was shipped from the factory. "This is non-safety related, but is...
  • What's in Gold Bond? A powder by any other name …

     
    Paris-based drug giant Sanofi-Aventis made waves today when it announced the $1.9 billion acquisition of Chattem Inc., humble maker of Selsun Blue shampoo and Gold Bond medicated powder. Business pundits wondered what a high-end international...
  • New drug offers last-ditch hope for prostate cancer patients

     
    An experimental drug called cabazitaxel increases survival by 30% in men with advanced prostate cancer that has become resistant to all other forms of treatment, researchers will report Friday at a San Francisco meeting called the 2010 Genitourinary...
  • American Kennel Club, Pfizer Inc. announce partnership for dog disease research

     
    TRENTON, N.J. — Pfizer Inc. said Wednesday its animal health unit and the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation entered an exclusive partnership on new areas of research on dog diseases and treatments. Pfizer said the goal is to strengthen......