Crucial positive findings on Zafgen’s experimental obesity medication, beloranib, raises hopes on reversing FDA’s suspension of its drug approval bid following two deaths during the clinical trials.
A flu vaccine made by Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis has been suspended in Italy amid fears it may have caused three deaths.
According to smaller drug manufactures, using plants to create drugs could be faster and more cost effective than the traditional methods involving mammalian cells.
Seven out of 10 Americans are on at least one prescription drug, more than half take at least two prescription medications, and a fifth are on five or more drugs.
A Berlin Hospital announced that it will begin investigations on whether or not hospitals in East Germany tested on human lab rats without their knowledge.