| Jul 15, 2010
Faced with conflicting and less-than-conclusive scientific evidence, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended Wednesday that the controversial diabetes drug Avandia remain on the market — but with tighter supervision and increased...
| Jan 29, 2009
I'm grateful for the opportunity to be here today and present my closing argument and my chance to talk to you and talk to the people of Illinois and talk to anybody else who is listening.
In the last couple of days I've had a chance to be able to go out...
| Jan 19, 2010
| 8:22 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning dieters to watch out for a counterfeit and potentially dangerous copy of Alli, a popular prescription weight loss drug.
Tests by manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline discovered some 60 milligram capsules did not...
| Feb 18, 2010
| 11:19 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday it will remove zinc from its denture cream, following reports that excessive use over many years can cause neurological damage and blood problems in consumers.
The British manufacturer will cease...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 10:27 AM
LONDON -- A British health official said Tuesday that the sudden death of 14-year-old girl was very unlikely to have been caused by the vaccine she was given hours before she died.
Natalie Morton, who died in a hospital Monday only hours after being...
| Oct 19, 2009
Rushed into production? Not really.
Full of substances that do harm? Hardly, and especially not compared with the dangers of the H1N1 flu virus.
That is the retort of researchers, scientists, federal health authorities and others familiar...