Post image for Hormone therapy raises breast cancer deaths: study

By Julie Steenhuysen
(Reuters) – Women who took hormone replacement pills had more advanced breast cancers and were more likely to die from them than women who took a dummy pill, raising new concerns about the commonly prescribed drugs, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.
The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, is the […]


Post image for FDA warns Pfizer for not reporting side effects

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned Pfizer Inc for failing to quickly report serious and unexpected potential side effects from its drugs already on the market.
In a 12-page warning letter to Pfizer Chief Executive Jeffrey Kindler, the FDA cited numerous examples involving some of the company’s top-known brands, including impotence drug […]