Medicine

FDA studies possible pre-cancerous link with diabetes drugs

FDA studies possible pre-cancerous link with diabetes drugs

Published 14/03/2013

(Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration is studying unconfirmed reports that a widely used class of diabetes drugs, which includes Merck & Co's Januvia, [more…]

Judge blocks New York City large-soda ban, Mayor Bloomberg vows fight

Judge blocks New York City large-soda ban, Mayor Bloomberg vows fight

Published 11/03/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg vowed on Monday to appeal a judge's ruling that struck down his pioneering ban on [more…]

New York City mayor says confident will win appeal on soda ban

New York City mayor says confident will win appeal on soda ban

Published 11/03/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Monday that a state judge was "totally in error" when he overturned a [more…]

NFL, GE to study brain injuries as concussion worries mount

NFL, GE to study brain injuries as concussion worries mount

Published 11/03/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Football League and General Electric Co are teaming up to improve the diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries amid [more…]

Walgreen sued over Vitamin E supplement claims

Walgreen sued over Vitamin E supplement claims

Published 11/03/2013

(Reuters) - Walgreen Co has been sued by a California woman who accused the largest U.S. drugstore chain of deceiving customers into believing its Vitamin [more…]

Criticism is the first sign of success

Criticism is the first sign of success

Published 11/03/2013

Day after day, more and more articles about BioTexCom fertility center can be seen in the international mass media. And these writings are not only [more…]

Serious side effects seen with failed Merck niacin drug

Serious side effects seen with failed Merck niacin drug

Published 09/03/2013

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Unexpected serious side effects arose in a huge study of a Merck & Co long-acting niacin drug aimed at raising good [more…]

Self-expanding stent shows benefit in study: Stentys

Self-expanding stent shows benefit in study: Stentys

Published 08/03/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - Stentys said on Saturday that a study has shown its self-expanding stents for keeping blood vessels open have lower mortality rates than [more…]

Royal Caribbean cruise ship hit by virus- 108 sick

Royal Caribbean cruise ship hit by virus- 108 sick

Published 08/03/2013

(Reuters) - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd said on Friday that 108 people fell sick with a gastrointestinal illness believed to be a norovirus on its [more…]

Merck veteran named R&D chief, after drug setbacks

Merck veteran named R&D chief, after drug setbacks

Published 07/03/2013

(Reuters) - Merck & Co will bring back one of its veterans to head research and development, replacing retiring Peter Kim, who leaves behind a [more…]