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Chicago Breaking BusinessAssociated Press | Federal health experts say a first-of-a-kind multiple sclerosis drug from Novartis is effective at controlling tremors, concentration problems and other symptoms of the debilitating disease. Swiss drugmaker Novartis has asked the Food...
Associated PressATLANTA -- Hundreds of thousands of swine flu shots for children have been recalled because tests indicate the vaccine doses lost some strength, government health officials said Tuesday. The shots, made by Sanofi Pasteur, were distributed across the...
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Special to the Los Angeles TimesWe've long been told to keep an eye on our moles lest they progress to melanoma, a form of skin cancer that's treatable if caught early, deadly if not. But not all moles are equal -- some are risky; others can be safely left alone. The biological roots of...
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(AP)Good news in the world's flu fight: One dose of the new swine flu vaccine looks strong enough to protect adults -- and can spark protection within 10 days of the shot, Australian and U.S. researchers said Thursday. Australian shot maker CSL Ltd....
email@example.comProtein Sciences Corp. said Thursday that it has received federal approval to conduct clinical trials of its H1N1 swine flu vaccine, an essential step in the drug approval process. Chief Executive Dan Adams said the company has been cleared by the Food...
Medical ReporterOn the Medical Watch -- swine flu is a pandemic ... but what does that mean for you. The World Health Organization says updating the status will speed a vaccine to the public. For the first time in 41 years health officials utter the word pandemic ......
Booster ShotsActivity of the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus continues to ebb in the United States, with no states reporting widespread flu activity in the week ending Jan. 23 and only five states reporting regional activity. Hospitalization rates have leveled off, and....
Booster ShotsThe packages say Maalox Advanced and Maalox Total Relief, and consumers might justifiably think that they are simply two versions of the same product. But they are not, and mix-ups have resulted in at least five reports of serious adverse......
The Swampby Andrew Zajac The Obama Administration has made increased transparency a priority, and few government agencies are in greater need of it than the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA's recent handling of conflict of interest allegations against the...
Booster ShotsA combination of drugs that researchers hoped would delay progression to diabetes and/or heart disease in people with impaired glucose tolerance provided little benefit, researchers reported Sunday at an Atlanta meeting of the American College of...
Greg Critser is the author of "Generation Rx: How Prescription Drugs Are Altering American Bodies, Minds and Lives."LAST WEEK, stock market analysts parsed the latest sales reports from the nation's biggest drug companies in search of why profits in the normally high-performing industry have plummeted. Good luck finding anything new. Pharma chief executives offer...
It's one instance where quitting isn't the easy way out. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Zyban: In Monday's Health section, an article on quitting smoking said that the smoking-cessation medication Zyban might act by blocking the brain chemicals...
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