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A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the leading U.S. pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.
2014/7/30
Governments have agreed the first international standards limiting cancer-causing arsenic pollution in rice, a key move to protect consumers of what is a staple food for billions, the U.N. said Thursday.
2014/7/19
Some childhood vaccines are linked to serious side effects, but they are quite rare and do not include autism, food allergies or cancer, said a review of scientific literature Tuesday.
2014/7/2
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new antibiotic from Cubist Pharmaceuticals to treat common skin infections often acquired in hospital.
2014/6/22
By unleashing the immune system to attack skin cancer, researchers have made important strides against melanoma, according to the results of three clinical trials released Monday.
2014/6/4
German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim said Wednesday it has agreed to pay US$650 million to settle thousands of U.S. claims questioning the marketing and safety of its popular blood thinner Pradaxa.
2014/5/30
Lita (利達) Pharmacy Co. in Taichung City is believed to have defrauded Taiwan's National Health Insurance system of more than NT$70 million (US$2.35 million) from 2011 to 2013, Taichung District Prosecutors Office said Friday.
2014/5/24
A single daily pill may help prevent HIV. And in the United States, gay men who have lost countless loved ones to AIDS can't stop fighting about it.
2014/5/18
An experimental antiviral drug taken orally could help contribute to the eradication of measles, an infection responsible for thousands of deaths per year, scientists said in a report Wednesday.
2014/4/18
U.S. regulators on Thursday approved a handheld injector device that average people could use in an emergency to revive a person suspected of overdosing on prescription painkillers.
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