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Archive for May 4th, 2010

Prostate cancer drugs such as Zoladex, Eligard, Lupron may risk diabetes, death: USFDA

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 21:17

Prostate cancer drugs such as Zoladex from AstraZeneca Plc, Trelstar from Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc could lead to death of patients who use them besides increasing the risks of diabetes and heart attack, US FDA has alerted.

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Rifaximin (Xifaxan 500) antibiotic can treat irritable bowel disease, says Salix

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 20:18

Rifaximin (Xifaxan) antibiotic can be useful in treating bowel disease symptoms including that of irritable bowel syndrome, according to Salix Pharmaceuticals.

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Azilsartan is superior to olmesartan (Diovan) and valsartan (Benicar) in controlling blood pressure, claims Takeda

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 19:48

Azilsartan medoxomil, an experimental drug to treat hypertension being developed by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, have been found showing superior efficacy to the commonly used olmesartan (Diovan) and valsartan (Benicar).

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Obese men may have low sex hormone testosterone levels, reduced libido

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 19:38

Obese men may have low sex hormone testosterone levels indicating less libido, according to a new research report.

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