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US regulators to decide on new weight loss drug

US regulators were expected to decide Tuesday whether to approve the second new anti-obesity drug in 13 years, Qnexa, which studies have shown may help some people lose up to 10 percent of their body weight.

Jul 17, 2012
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FDA panel backs first rapid, take home HIV test

(AP) -- A panel of HIV specialists is recommending that U.S. regulators approve the first over-the-counter HIV test designed to quickly return a result in the privacy of a person's own home, a new option which could expand ...

May 15, 2012
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FDA to decide on Qnexa obesity drug in July

US regulators will decide in July whether to approve Qnexa, the first obesity drug in more than a decade, extending the initial deadline by three months, the California-based drug-maker VIVUS said.

Apr 10, 2012
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Controversial research on bird flu

In a top-security lab in the Netherlands, scientists guard specimens of a super-killer influenza that slays half of those it infects and spreads easily from victim to victim.

Dec 28, 2011
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