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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe cholesterol drug did absolutely everything it was supposed to do -- except for demonstrably improving the health of the people who took it. That was the conclusion reached about the popular drug Vytorin in a study published online last week in the...
Times Staff WriterDr. Thomas J. Walsh, a physician-researcher for the National Institutes of Health, has added to his income and bolstered his lab with checks from drug companies, according to interviews and government records. The NIH would not comment on Walsh's...
South Florida Sun-SentinelAs Thanksgiving approaches, the annual flood of unwanted holiday gift catalogs has begun piling into mailboxes on their way to recycling and trash bins. A new initiative by three environmental groups aims to reduce the flow. Last month, the organizations...
Chicago TribuneMonday: -- Earnings: Commerce Bancorp Inc.; Eaton Corp.; W.W. Grainger Inc.; Marshall & Ilsley Corp.; Mattel Inc.; Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc.; Sonic Corp.; Wachovia Corp. Tuesday: -- September producer price index -- September industrial...
A Seattle lab is teaming up with two of the world's biggest drug makers to find new ways to treat tuberculosis. Seattle's Infectious Disease Research Institute will sort through about 500,000 compounds in the vaults of Eli Lilly and Merck. ...
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Durbin's restaurant in Tinley Park: As the final minutes of the game ticked down, Maribeth Aguirre, 45, of Frankfort, sat with her arms folded over her chest and pain etched on her face. "It's been a roller coaster ride," she said. "It started great, but...
Tribune staff reporterThere's an ongoing joke among certified public accountants that tax reform--which is generally done in the name of simplification--is always good for their business. The irony, of course, is that you would think reform would put CPAs out of work--...
Tribune staff reportersChapter 1 The Oreo seems so innocent--two dark, chocolate wafers held together by a dab of sweet, white filling. It is an icon of Americana, a throwback to the days of cookies, milk and childhood. Churned out in ovens the size of football fields, the...
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The Swampby Frank James The Republican National Committee telegraphs the topics Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans will grill Eric Holder on today at his confirmation hearing to be President-elect Barack Obama's Attorney General. Actually, some Democrats may...
Tribune staff reporterBig Pharma isn't yet convinced there will be a profit bonanza from stem cell therapy. If there will ever be blockbuster drugs from stem cell research--or cell therapies of any kind--the rewards in the lab aren't tickling the fancy of the world's...
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