| Feb 26, 2012
| 11:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Boys 11 years and up should get Merck & Co's Gardasil vaccine to protect them against HPV infections, which can cause genital warts as well as oral, penile and anal cancers, the nation's largest group of pediatricians said...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Los hombres con disfunción eréctil quizás no tengan que volver a hacer planes adelantados para tener relaciones sexuales, luego de que Vivus Inc. ganara la aprobación en Estados Unidos de su producto Avanafil, que viene a competir con Viagra, de Pfizer...
| May 3, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Two Miami men were charged Thursday with the sensational theft of $80 million in pharmaceuticals from an Eli Lilly Co. warehouse in Enfield two years ago, federal authorities said Thursday.
Amaury Villa, 37, and his brother, Amed Villa, 46, Cuban...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:56 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who've ever had genital warts may have a somewhat higher risk of several types of cancer — possibly including common skin cancers, a new study suggests.
The findings, reported in the Journal of Infectious...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 2:21 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One class of drugs used to prevent wheezing and shortness of breath in people with asthma may increase kids' risk of being hospitalized for an asthma attack, according to a new analysis from the U.S. Food and Drug...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:56 AM
A do-it-yourself test for cervical cancer could help prevent thousands of cases of the disease in women who don't have easy or regular access to smear tests, scientists said Wednesday.
The DIY test, which detects the human papillomavirus (HPV)...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 12:41 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to stop using GlaxoSmithKline's cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix from next September and will instead offer girls Merck & Co's rival product Gardasil.
The move underscores Gardasil's lead in a $1 billion-plus worldwide...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Attorney General Linda Kelly today announced that Pennsylvania will receive more than $13 million as part of the largest healthcare fraud settlement in United States history.
Kelly said that GlaxoSmithKline, a British based pharmaceutical company that...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 8:29 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Celebrity addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky is under fire for helping market an antidepressant for uses not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
GlaxoSmithKline, which makes the drug Wellbutrin, agreed to pay a $3...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:18 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young women on birth control pills tend to have less painful menstrual periods than those not on the contraceptives, a new study finds.
Swedish researchers found that of 2,100 women followed from age 19 to 24, those on the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Upon learning they are pregnant, most women dutifully nix the alcohol, sushi and caffeine.
But what about antidepressants?
Headlines about the potential risks of antidepressants on a developing fetus, including miscarriage, premature birth and newborn...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Smokers trying to quit with the help of nicotine replacement therapies – nicotine patches, gums and lozenges - are just as likely to relapse after an initial six-month period as those who go cold turkey, according to a new study published in the...