RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Merck & Company Incorporated

A collection of news and information related to Merck & Company Incorporated published by this site and its partners.

Top Merck & Company Incorporated Articles

Displaying items 109-120
  • Controversy Surrounds Perry's Executive Order for HPV Vaccine

    Controversy Surrounds Perry's Executive Order for HPV Vaccine
    GovernorRick Perry came under fire for a 2007 Executive Order he issued to have preteens vaccinated for HPV. Wednesday morning, Perry met with more than 8,000 students at Virginia's Liberty University, the world's largest Christian university....
  • Hovering Parents Impede Kids' Activity?

    Hovering Parents Impede Kids' Activity?
    Back Off, Mom. Parents Who Hover Impede Kids' Activity (Source: Time.com) Parents, if you want your kids to get more exercise, you'd be wise to get out of their way. In a new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers...
  • Paterno hires lawyer, McQueary placed on administrative leave

    Paterno hires lawyer, McQueary placed on administrative leave
    Assistant football coach Mike McQueary has been placed on administrative leave, and fired coach Joe Paterno has hired a lawyer, the latest steps in the unfolding Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal that has rocked Penn State. McQueary was the witness...
  • Joe Paterno Says He Felt Inadequate to Handle Child Sex Abuse Allegation

    Joe Paterno Says He Felt Inadequate to Handle Child Sex Abuse Allegation
    UNIVERSITY PARK, Penn. --Legendary football coach Joe Paterno, who was ousted from Penn State University over an alleged child sex abuse scandal, told the Washington Post he felt inadequate to deal with the initial allegation of abuse. Paterno, the all-...
  • Merck settles Vioxx suits from New York, Florida

    Merck settles Vioxx suits from New York, Florida
    (Reuters) - Merck & Co has reached settlements to resolve lawsuits from the states of New York, Florida and South Carolina alleging the company misled state regulators about the dangers of the painkiller Vioxx, according to court filings. The...
  • Panel investigating Penn State allegations to speak Monday

    Panel investigating Penn State allegations to speak Monday
    A special committee formed by Penn State trustees to investigate the university's actions after reports of child sex abuse by a former football coach said it will hold a news conference Monday in connection with its investigation. The special committee...
  • UK switches to Merck's Gardasil for HPV vaccination

    UK switches to Merck's Gardasil for HPV vaccination
    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...
  • Roche bone drug eases pain in prostate cancer trial

    Roche bone drug eases pain in prostate cancer trial
    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Roche's bone strengthening drug Boniva is as good for pain relief as single dose radiotherapy in patients whose prostate cancer has spread to their bones, according to data from a late-stage trial released on Sunday. Trial...
  • Drug companies pay $25 million to Illinois doctors

    Drug companies pay $25 million to Illinois doctors
    At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms. Doctors in the...
  • Dogs get the flu, too

    Dogs get the flu, too
    Fido needs a flu shot. During this busy holiday season, as more pooches go to "doggie motels" while their owners travel, vets are increasingly offering vaccinations against a relatively new strain of canine influenza that induces coughing fits, fever,...
  • Vertex Hepatitis-C Drug OK'd, Promising More Cures

    Vertex Hepatitis-C Drug OK'd, Promising More Cures
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's highly anticipated hepatitis C drug won U.S. approval, promising far higher cure rates for the liver-destroying disease and setting up a head-to-head marketing battle with a rival new medicine from Merck & Co. Incivek, a pill...
  • Book by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards includes a juicy Hampton story

    Book by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards includes a juicy Hampton story
    Keith Richards' autobiography "Life," which was published in paperback last month, contains some nuggets of special interest to Hampton Roads rock fans. One particular scene in the book relates to the Rolling Stone's 1975 show at Hampton Coliseum. "The...