News tagged with glaxosmithkline

China state media raises pressure on Britain's GSK

Chinese state media increased the pressure on British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) over a bribery investigation Tuesday, accusing the firm of being responsible rather than individual employees.

Sep 03, 2013
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James Murdoch steps down as BSkyB chairman

(AP) -- Media executive James Murdoch, under pressure over his role in Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal, has stepped down as chairman of British Sky Broadcasting PLC, the company announced Tuesday.

Apr 03, 2012
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Internet minders OK vast expansion of domain names

Internet minders voted Monday to allow virtually unlimited new domain names based on themes as varied as company brands, entertainment and political causes, in the system's biggest shake-up since it started ...

Jun 20, 2011
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China orders recall of Glaxco drug

China Saturday ordered British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline to recall an antibiotic used to treat infections in children which was found to be tainted with a plasticiser.

Jun 19, 2011
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Watchdog group makes 2nd push to ban diet pill

(AP) -- For the second time in five years, public health advocates are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to ban a fat-blocking drug sold over-the counter and via prescription, pointing to new reports of kidney ...

Apr 18, 2011
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FDA approves first new drug for lupus in 56 years

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first new drug to treat lupus in over 50 years, a milestone that medical experts say could prompt development of other drugs that are even more effective ...

Mar 10, 2011
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Drug may slow growth of early prostate cancer

A new study suggests a way to help men with early, low-risk prostate cancer avoid being overtreated for a disease that in most cases will never threaten their lives. It found that a drug can slow the growth of these tumors ...

Feb 15, 2011
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