Sanofi

A flu shot being administered. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Study: High-dose flu shot better protects seniors

ATLANTA (AP) — A long-awaited study shows that a high-dose flu vaccine for seniors works better than the standard shot. Standard flu vaccines are only about 30 to 40 percent effective in people 65 and […]

10/23/2013

FDA

FDA requires lower doses for sleep medications

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of Ambien and similar sleeping pills to lower the dosage of their drugs, based on studies suggesting patients face a higher risk of injury due to morning drowsiness.

01/10/2013

10 drugmakers team up to improve testing process

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Pharmaceutical industry heavyweights are teaming up to address a challenge that’s long vexed drugmakers: how to improve the way experimental drugs are tested so they can get approved, and reach patients, […]

09/19/2012

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