Jamie Court: Ad Busters: What Drug Companies Dont Disclose
See how it looks when drug companis have to dislcose as much in their political ads against campaign finance reform as when they market a drug on television. Reading the fine print, as in this special interest ad against California campaign finance overhaul Prop 89, can save voters alot of remorse. Prop 89s campaign is pioneering some other innovative guerilla tactics too. Check out
FDA Approves AstraZeneca Depression Drug
AstraZeneca PLC said Monday that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new formulation of its popular Seroquel schizophrenia treatment, making it the first medicine to treat both the manic and depressive sides of bipolar disorder.
Obesity drug found useful in containing blood sugar
A new obesity pill can also help control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a team of international researchers.
US approves Seroquel for bipolar depression
Seroquel, which is manufactured by AstraZeneca and already used to treat the manic phases of bipolar disorder, has now been approved in the US for bipolar depression, making it the only drug sanctioned for both indications.
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Should we still be in Iraq?
With everything thats been going on in our country, should we still be trying to save Iraq or should we be concentrating on saving our selves?
Further Evidence That Moderate Drinking Reduces Mens Heart Attack Risk
Even as studies have consistently found an association between moderate alcohol consumption and reduced heart attack risk in men, an important question has persisted: What if the men who drank in moderation were the same individuals who maintained good eating habits, didnt smoke, exercised and watched their weight? How would you know that their reduced risk of myocardial infarction wasnt the
After being rejected by eight colleges, Ohio teen Bartleby Gaines (Justin Long) invents his own college out of thin air, initially creating a fake Web site and letterhead. Then with $10,000 in tuition money from his parents, he and some friends rent a decrepit psychiatric hospital and transform it into a fake campus. Using funds from the parents of other teens who fall for the ruse, they devise a
Obesity researchers study drug cocktails
Obesity researchers are testing whether pills taken in combination can shrink the nations bulging waistline and reduce deadly complications of the disease, just as powerful drug cocktails transformed the AIDS epidemic.
Prescription drug errors
The most crucial moment in curing what ails you is not when you make the doctors appointment or when you put the pill in your mouth, but when youre at the drugstore.