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High School Student Files First Superbug Lawsuit for UCLA Endoscope Contamination

March 24, 2015 – Eighteen-year old high school student, Aaron Young, has filed what is believed to be the first… Read More

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Daiichi Sankyo Must Pay $39 Million for Doctor Kickback Claims

February 17, 2015 – The Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd and its US subsidiary will pay $39 million to the US… Read More

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Pain Killers Taken During Pregnancy Can Cause Birth Defects Says CDC

February 9, 2015 – Doctors often recommend that pregnant women avoid certain things: raw food, some medications, alcoholic beverages, and… Read More

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2014 New Drug Approvals At 18 Year High

February 3, 2015 – 2015 is predicted to be a banner year for the medical research industry following a strong… Read More

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Bayer Purchases Merck Consumer Business

One of the biggest deals to come out of the pharmaceutical world in recent weeks is the acquisition of Merck… Read More

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Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Risks Shown in New Studies

Talcum powder is most commonly marketed as a baby powder and is an extremely common household item.  For decades this… Read More

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FDA Sends Warning to Medical Tech Firm Over Minnetonka Plant

The Food and Drug Administration recently sent a letter to Endo International, Inc., a company from Ireland who owns American… Read More

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Misdiagnosis Happens Twelve Million Times a Year in the United States

People go to the doctor all the time, and they put their faith and full belief in the physicians who… Read More

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GlaxoSmithKline Allegedly Paid Bribes to Polish Doctors

GlaxoSmithKline, one of the largest drug companies in Britain, is facing accusations of bribery and corruption in Poland. This money,… Read More

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FDA Inquiry About Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin Starts

It was announced in February that the United States Food and Drug Administration, better known as the FDA, will begin… Read More