NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market fell sharply Tuesday because investors have grown increasingly worried about the economy.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 33 points, or 2.6 percent, and is now down 0.3 percent for the year. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 266 points, or 2.2 percent...
March 7, 2011
Japan’s health ministry has halted the use of vaccines made by Pfizer Inc and Sanofi-Aventis SA to prevent meningitis and pneumonia following the deaths of four children.
The infants died shortly after receiving the vaccines and while it was unclear if there...
In December 2010 – Nigerian prosecutors filed charges against the former ‘Israel-First’ US Vice-president Dick Cheney and Halliburton Co. of which he was CEO until 2000 – for bribery estimated to US$180 million to Nigerian officials between 1994 and 2004 to win a US$6 billion liquefied natural...
More drugmakers are seeing potential in the business of producing copycat versions of expensive biotechnology drugs as U.S. guidelines take shape.
The topic was at the forefront of plans discussed by several executives at this week's JP Morgan healthcare conference in San Francisco.
finance / economics
new york city
september 11 2001
the bush family
the white house
Pfizer hired investigators to pressure Nigeria’s attorney general to drop lawsuit
Friday, December 10, 2010
NEW YORK, Dec 10 (Reuters) – U.S. drugmaker Pfizer hired investigators to find evidence of corruption against Nigeria’s attorney general to convince him to drop legal action...
LONDON – Nine major pharmaceutical companies have agreed to pool data on drug trials with academic institutions in an effort to improve ways of developing of new medicines to treat psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia.
The collaboration, which involves Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly...
July 31, 2010
GPs have been told not to use a particular flu jab on 110,000 children under five after it was linked with a tenfold increase in fits, it can be revealed.
Doctors should stock alternative vaccines for under fives who are due to have the seasonal flu...
Monday, April 12th, 2010
Did you ever wonder why such an alarmingly high percentage of Americans are obese, diabetic, depressed and suffering from cancer, heart disease, kidney disorders and skin problems? Now consider the fact that Americans pay more per capita for...
federal trade commission
finance / economics
food drug administration
EDMUND H. MAHONY
The Hartford Courant
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Medical experts will be watching closely Monday when a scientist who says she has been intermittently paralyzed by a virus designed at the Pfizer laboratory where she worked in Groton opens a much anticipated trial that could raise...
March 16, 2010
Who is Patrick McGorry and what does he promote?* He’s a psychiatrist just named Australian of the Year for his work in “youth mental health reform.”* What does that reform consist of?* What he calls a “new form of climate change.” It sure is.
[See TIME Magazine...
new york city
March 8, 2010
The Supreme Court said on Monday that it would decide whether a federal law protects vaccine manufacturers from lawsuits in state court seeking damages for alleged design defects.
The high court agreed to hear a Pennsylvania case involving a lawsuit by the parents of a...
Thursday, February 18th, 2010
It’s being called the largest research fraud in medical history. Dr. Scott Reuben, a former member of Pfizer’s speakers’ bureau, has agreed to plead guilty to faking dozens of research studies that were published in medical journals.
Jeffry John Aufderheide
November 30, 2009
When President Barack H. Obama signed a national pandemic emergency on Friday, October 24th, 2009, the media barely mentioned that “a declaration of emergency for the H1N1” had been signed.* A huge red flag should have gone up...
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer pays 2.3 billion U.S. dollars for illegal advertising practices
September 3, 2009
The pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc., the world's largest drug producer, has agreed to a settlement record of 2.3 billion U.S. dollars (£ 1.6 billion) for illegal advertising...
Mexican flu profit maker for pharmacists
Pharmaceutical multinationals benefit from demand for anti-flu funding
July 23, 2009
Rotterdam, July 23. The pharmaceutical industry is relatively immune to the economic downturn. The big pharmaceutical companies in the world expected to...
Biotech drugs to dominate 2014 blockbuster league table
* Led by Avastin, Humira, Rituxan, Enbrel, Lantus, Herceptin
* Biotech to account for 50 pct of top 100 drugs - Evaluate
LONDON (Reuters) - The world's six biggest-selling drugs in 2014 will all be biotech products, underlining the...
Medical News: Breast Cancer
By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today
Published: March 13, 2009
Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Earn CME/CE credit
for reading medical news
ST. GALLEN, Switzerland...