FDA

Glaxo COPD Drug, Anoro, Recommended By FDA Committee

By | Wed, 09/11/2013 - 10:20

An FDA advisory committee recommended approval of Anoro Ellipta for long-term maintenance in patients with COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Melanoma cytology field stain

GlaxoSmithKline Cancer Vaccine For Stage 3 Melanoma Fails In Late Trials

By | Thu, 09/05/2013 - 10:51

GlaxoSmithKline will continue studies of its cancer vaccine intended to treat stage 3 melanoma patients.

FDA Considers Lifting Avandia Restrictions

FDA Considers Lifting Avandia Restrictions

By | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 00:17

A study by Duke University researchers on Avandia has sparked debate, just days before a panel of experts will decide whether or not to lift restrictions on the diabetes drug.

Parkinson's

Parkinson's Medication Turned Respected Family Man into "Gay Sex and Gambling Addict"

By | Thu, 11/29/2012 - 13:13

A father-of-two won a six-figure payout against GlaxoSmithKline after Parkinson's medication turned him into a "gay sex and gambling addict".

young girl with malaria, Sudan

Setback for First Malaria Vaccine in African Trial

By | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 09:23

The world's first potential malaria vaccine proved only 30 percent effective in African babies in a crucial trial.