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Weight Loss: Glaxo Recalls Alli Weight Loss Drugs

Weight Loss Alli Drugs Recalled by Galxo
Glaxo recalls all of its Alli weight loss drugs from U.S. and Puerto Rico retailers due to tempering concerns.
Read more Mar 28 2014, 12:18pm CDT
 

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New Drugs and Vaccines Can't Stop This Ebola Outbreak

Source: Mother Jones

With the death toll in the worst Ebola outbreak in history exceeding 1,000, pharmaceutical companies and health authorities are sprinting to develop new drugs and vaccines. On Monday, drug-maker GlaxoSmithKline announced that it would start clinical trials of an Ebola vaccine ahead of schedule. And on Tuesday, the World Health Organization ruled that the use of experimental drugs to treat Ebola patients is ethical so long as the patients give their consent. But for now, there are no p ...
Full article at: Mother Jones 3 days ago, 5:00am CDT
 

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Companies race to begin first human tests of vaccines developed by US, Canadian governments

Source: Canadian Business Online

WASHINGTON – Scientists are racing to begin the first human safety tests of two experimental Ebola vaccines, but it won’t be easy to prove that the shots and other potential treatments in the pipeline really work. There are no proven drugs or vaccines for Ebola, a disease so rare that it’s been hard to attract investments in countermeasures. But the current outbreak in West Africa — the largest in history — is fueling new efforts to speed Ebola vaccine and drug development. The h ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online 6 days ago, 4:37pm CDT
 

Alli Weight Loss Products Recalled

Alli Weight Loss Products Recalled
GSK has recalled all of its Alli weight loss products from U.S. and Puerto Rico retailers after getting complaints from seven states. GSK believed that the questionable weight loss products were being tampered with.
Read more Mar 28 2014, 9:47am CDT
 

A Preliminary Take on the Peter Humphrey Case

Source: China Digital Times

On his Chinese Law Prof blog, Donald Clarke provides a detailed analysis of the transcript of the trial of Peter Humphrey and Yu Yingzeng, which was posted on the Shanghai No. 1 Intermediate Court’s weibo feed. Humphrey and Yu were charged with illegally obtaining private information as part of their work with China Whys, their corporate investigation firm, and sentenced to two and a half and two years respec ...
Full article at: China Digital Times Aug 13 2014, 4:22pm CDT
 

China probing more than 1,000 auto sector firms

Source: Channel News Asia

BEIJING: More than 1,000 companies in China's auto sector, both domestic and foreign, are "involved" in anti-monopoly probes by the government, state media reported Wednesday. The China Daily quoted an official at the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) saying that probes into state-owned and Chinese owned private enterprises are also taking place.In recent months China has launched high-profile probes into alleged w ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia Aug 12 2014, 10:41pm CDT
 

World Health blesses untested Ebola treatment

Source: WND

By Delia M. Arias De Leon UNITED NATIONS – In an effort to counter the alarming spread of the Ebola virus in Africa, a group of medical experts convened by the World Health Organization has endorsed the use of experimental, untested treatments on diseased patients, but delayed answering the question: just who will receive it? The panel, which comprised 12 advisers to the WHO from 10 different countries, was convened Monday in response to alarm over the use of th ...
Full article at: WND Aug 12 2014, 5:03pm CDT
 

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Amazon plans to test its delivery drones in India
Amazon plans to test its delivery drones in India
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Selena Gomez is back in the Arms of Justin Bieber
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Sara Bareilles to lend Tribute to Robin Williams
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Health Canada OKs plan to fix Quebec flu plant

Source: Montreal Gazette

TORONTO - Health Canada says it has approved a plan by GlaxoSmithKline to fix contamination problems it has been experiencing at its Ste. Foy, Que., flu v ...
Full article at: Montreal Gazette Aug 12 2014, 9:50am CDT
 

Cervarix two-dose HPV vaccine administration now approved for girls aged 9 to 14

Source: Asia One

SINGAPORE - Girls aged 9 to 14 in Singapore can opt for a easier implementation schedule for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination. Singapore has approved a two-dose administration of cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix for girls aged 9 to 14, said GlaxoSmithKline in a press statement. Two studies that assessed the effectiveness and safety of Cervarix found that two doses in 9 to 14 year old girls is comparable to three doses in ...
Full article at: Asia One Aug 12 2014, 1:57am CDT
 

World's First Malaria Vaccine Needs Regulatory Approval

World's First Malaria Vaccine Needs Regulatory Approval
GlaxoSmithKline has sought approval from health authorities regarding the marketing of world’s first malaria vaccine. The prototype vaccine has been shown to partially ward off the disease in case of small children.
Read more Oct 8 2013, 4:29am CDT
 


 

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