News tagged with side effects

Solving the 50-year-old puzzle of thalidomide

Research into the controversial drug thalidomide reveals that the mechanism through which the drug causes limb defects is the same process which causes it to damage internal organs and other tissues. The article, published ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Cancer
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The Medical Minute: Talk about prescriptions

Look in your wallet, purse, personal digital assistant or smart phone and you probably have a list of names, phone numbers and addresses. You might even have a file for your passwords or important account numbers, birthdays ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Medications
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Study: HPV vaccine hurts less than expected

(PhysOrg.com) -- Injections of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine appear to be no more painful than other shots that prevent disease, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Medications
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