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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 ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Medications
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A new way to make reprogrammed stem cells

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have devised a totally new and far more efficient way of generating induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), immature cells that are able to develop into several ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Chinese ministry, WHO warn of antibiotic overuse

(AP) -- Drug-resistant forms of diseases such as tuberculosis are on the rise in China because of the overuse of antibiotics and urgent action is needed to reverse the problem, the Health Ministry and the World Health Organization ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Medications
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Getting to the root of fatty liver disease

Researchers have identified a molecular switch that appears to be a common feature in the development of fatty liver disease. The discovery made in mice is consistent with data from human patients, suggesting that it may ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Medical research
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