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FDA approves generic blood thinner

In a closely watched decision, the Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an application by German drug-maker Sandoz and Momenta Pharmaceuticals of Cambridge, Mass, to make the first generic version of the widely ...

Jul 26, 2010
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Hearing may be end of road for breast cancer drug

(AP) -- The best-selling cancer drug in the world comes under federal scrutiny once again this week, as drugmaker Roche makes a last-ditch effort to keep Avastin approved for breast cancer, despite evidence that it is ineffective ...

Jun 27, 2011
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China tobacco profits undermine anti-smoking push

(AP) -- China's addiction to huge revenues from its state-owned tobacco monopoly is hindering anti-smoking measures, potentially costing millions of lives in the country with the world's largest number of smokers, experts ...

Jan 06, 2011
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