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The drugs don't work

(Medical Xpress)—Drugs that do not represent value for money or are medically unproven may be increasingly reaching one of Europe's largest pharmaceutical markets, according to research undertaken by Cambridge ...

Dec 20, 2012
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Alcohol causes a quarter of Europe road deaths

Alcohol abuse is responsible for around a quarter of the 30,000 people who die in road accidents across the European Union every year, the bloc's drugs agency said in a report published on Friday.

Dec 15, 2012
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Ukraine fights spreading HIV epidemic

(AP)—Andrei Mandrykin, an inmate at Prison No. 85 outside Kiev, has HIV. He looks ghostly and much older than his 35 years. But Mandrykin is better off than tens of thousands of his countrymen, because ...

Nov 30, 2012
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GlaxoSmithKline says Q3 net profits drop 18.5%

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said Wednesday that third-quarter net profits fell 18.5 percent from a year earlier to £1.12 billion ($1.80 billion, 1.39 billion euros), hit by weak conditions in Europe.

Nov 01, 2012
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Novartis chief sees sales dip until mid-2013

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis said Sunday the expiry of a US patent for its leading hypertension drug Diovan caused a drop in turnover that could last into the first half of 2013.

Oct 07, 2012
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