| Jun 11, 2009
| 3:51 PM
On 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 ......
| Aug 21, 2009
Protein 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...
| Feb 8, 2010
For some people, lifestyle measures are enough to keep blood pressure under control. But they're not enough for everyone.
For one thing, "many patients are not willing to change their lifestyle," says Dr. Peter Rudd, professor of medicine emeritus at the...
| Jul 29, 2001
Big Pharma isn't yet convinced there will be a profit bonanza from stem cell therapy.
If there will ever be blockbuster drugs from stem cell research--or cell therapies of any kind--the rewards in the lab aren't tickling the fancy of the world's...