News tagged with pharmaceutical giant

Merck blood thinner shows mixed results: study

An experimental blood thinning drug made by the pharmaceutical giant Merck may reduce the risk of dying from a heart attack but also boosts the danger of internal bleeding, researchers said Saturday.

Mar 24, 2012
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US approves new drug against skin cancer

A breakthrough drug that could extend survival in some patients with advanced skin cancer was approved on Wednesday by US regulators, offering the first new treatment for melanoma in 13 years.

Aug 17, 2011
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Development of new diabetes drug halted by maker

(HealthDay)—The development of what might have become a significant diabetes drug has been halted by its maker amid concerns that the medication raises the risk for fractures, kidney problems and heart ...

Jul 10, 2013
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Drug cocktail boosts ovarian cancer survival time

A drug cocktail that combines chemotherapy with Avastin was shown to double the amount of time patients lived without progression of ovarian cancer, according to research released Saturday.

Jun 02, 2012
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