Doctors signed Merck’s Vioxx studies

Doctors signed Merck’s Vioxx studies http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,25311725-5013871,00.html Milanda Rout | April 09, 2009 Article from: The Australian SCIENTISTS were allegedly recruited by a pharmaceutical giant to put their names on research done by the drug company to promote the safety of its anti-arthritis drug Vioxx. The Federal Court has heard that Merck & Co “prepared and […]

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Merck Settles Clean Water Act Violations at its Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Plant

Merck Settles Clean Water Act Violations at its Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Plant http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2007/December/07_enrd_1000.html FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2007 WWW.USDOJ.GOV Merck Settles Clean Water Act Violations at its Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Plant WASHINGTON—Merck, the global pharmaceutical research company, has agreed to resolve violations of federal and state water pollution control regulations arising […]

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Depopulation Linked Merck Pharma Announces “Philanthropic Initiative” in Africa

Depopulation Linked Merck Pharma Announces “Philanthropic Initiative” in Africa http://www.truthnews.us/?p=899 Kurt Nimmo TruthNews November 19, 2007 CSRwire reports: The Merck Company Foundation announced today a $2.8 million commitment to establish two new immunization training centers in Uganda and Zambia and to expand the Foundation’s support of two existing centers in Kenya and Mali as part […]

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Pediatric Ear Infection Vaccine Shows Promise

Pediatric Ear Infection Vaccine Shows Promise http://www.forbes.com/feeds/hscout/2009/05/21/hscout627191.html 05.21.09, 12:00 PM EDT Animal study shows droplets rubbed into skin prevented infections THURSDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) — Vaccines delivered via droplets rubbed into the skin appear to protect against ear infections, say researchers who tested the method on chinchillas. If this approach proves effective in humans, […]

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Humans, hogs may eat their way to flu resistance

Humans, hogs may eat their way to flu resistance http://www.meatpoultry.com/news/weekly_enews.asp?ArticleID=102157&[email protected] (MEATPOULTRY.com, May 05, 2009) by Bryan Salvage AMES, IOWA — Iowa State University researchers are putting flu vaccines into the genetic makeup of corn, which may someday allow pigs and humans to get a flu vaccination simply by eating corn or corn products. “We’re trying […]

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Sanofi-Aventis fined for $500k drugs deal linked to prescription sales

Sanofi-Aventis fined for $500k drugs deal linked to prescription sales http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,25515016-23289,00.html Adam Cresswell, Health editor | May 21, 2009 Article from: The Australian DRUG giant Sanofi-Aventis has been slapped with a $25,000 fine for striking a groundbreaking but controversial sponsorship deal that was expected to funnel $500,000 a year into one of Australia’s top medical […]

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Scientists Develop Novel Approach to Fighting AIDS Virus

Scientists Develop Novel Approach to Fighting AIDS Virus http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1690719/scientists_develop_novel_approach_to_fighting_aids_virus/ Posted on: Monday, 18 May 2009, 12:05 CDT Scientists are testing a new approach that involves the insertion of a gene into muscle tissue that will allow the body to produce antibodies that fight off the HIV/AIDS virus. Reporting in the online edition of the journal […]

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UPDATE 2-Glaxo sees more big orders for H1N1 flu vaccine

UPDATE 2-Glaxo sees more big orders for H1N1 flu vaccine Wed May 20, 2009 2:14pm EDT http://www.reuters.com/article/rbssPharmaceuticals%20-%20Diversified/idUSLK97908820090520 * New orders expected beyond 128 mln doses bought last week * H1N1 price in line with seasonal at about 5 pounds a dose * Volume will depend on yield during vaccine production * Strong demand also for […]

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Medtronic List Omits Name

Medtronic List Omits Name http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124282952830639467.html MAY 21, 2009 by David Armstrong U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley expressed concern that a list of consultants provided to him by Medtronic Inc. doesn’t include a doctor accused of falsifying data in a favorable study of the company’s Infuse bone-graft product. The medical-device maker has said surgeon Timothy Kuklo was […]

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Universal vaccine gets a step closer

Universal vaccine gets a step closer http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2009/04/28/Universal-vaccine-gets-a-step-closer/UPI-91731240974016/ Published: April 28, 2009 at 11:00 PM A vaccine that protects against death and serious complications from different strains of influenza is a little closer to reality, U.S. researchers say. Dr. Robert Belshe of Saint Louis University said drug companies now manufacture a different flu vaccine each year […]

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Vaccine Proponents Not Immunized From Criticism

Vaccine Proponents Not Immunized From Criticism http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2008/07/28/vaccine-proponents-not-immunized-from-criticism/?mod=googlenews_wsj By Alicia Mundy Many parents, concerned about risks from childhood vaccines, are putting the kibosh on shots for their kids despite advice from government officials, the medical establishment and academics. Gaps in immunization are starting to show. A lack of vaccination against measles was known or suspected in […]

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How Independent Are Vaccine Defenders?

How Independent Are Vaccine Defenders? Sharyl Attkisson Investigates Vaccine Advocates Taking Funding From The Companies Whose Vaccines They Endorse http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/07/25/cbsnews_investigates/main4296175.shtml?source=mostpop_story WASHINGTON, July 25, 2008 | by Sharyl Attkisson (CBS) For years some parents and scientists have raised concerns about vaccine safety, including a possible link to autism and ADD. Many independent experts have sided with […]

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Vical reports progress with swine flu vaccine

Vical reports progress with swine flu vaccine http://www.marketwatch.com/story/story/print?guid=8E46DF7F-6D54-4BC3-9450-DE4B6C14C982 LONDON (MarketWatch) — Vical Inc. (VICL 2.25, +0.05, +2.27%) said Thursday that in the two weeks since launching its program to develop a vaccine against H1N1 influenza, or swine flu, it has completed development of a prototype vaccine, produced an initial supply and initiated immunogenicity testing on […]

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