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Another Study Strikes at the Heart of Niacin Benefits: There Are None
(USA TODAY) -- Niacin, a B vitamin that has been a mainstay of heart treatment for years, provided no benefit in a major new study and may even cause harm.
Child's HIV Cure is Met with Caution, Excitement
(USA TODAY) -- More than 300,000 babies a year worldwide are born infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
UN Drug Body Calls for Crackdown on Legal Highs
VIENNA (Deutsche Presse-Agentur) -- Drug users around the globe are increasingly turning to medicines and to new substances that are not yet banned, the UN drug control board warned Tuesday, calling on governments to fight this trend.
Researchers Say They May Have Found Cure for Acne
TORRANCE, Calif. (The New York Times News Service) -- Local researchers hope they have stumbled onto a safe and highly effective cure for acne, thanks to years of studying why some people get zits and others don't.
U.S. FDA Halts Pediatric Studies of Amgen Parathyroid Drug after 14-Year-Old Dies
WASHINGTON (Canadian Press) -- U.S. government health regulators have halted Amgen's studies of its drug Sensipar after the death of a 14-year-old patient in a company trial.
FDA Expands Approval of Bayer Cancer Drug
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration on Monday expanded approval of a Bayer cancer pill to treat tumors of the intestinal tract that don't respond to other treatments.
FDA Approves New Targeted Breast Cancer Drug
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.
Doc Groups Issue List of Overused Tests, Therapies
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Don't be afraid to question your doctor and ask, "Do I really need that?"
Drug Overdose Deaths Up for 11th Consecutive Year
CHICAGO (AP) -- Drug overdose deaths rose for the 11th straight year, federal data show, and most of them were accidents involving addictive painkillers despite growing attention to risks from these medicines.
Mass. Girl, Parents Awarded $63M in Motrin Lawsuit
BOSTON (AP) -- Health care company Johnson & Johnson has been told to pay a teenager and her parents $63 million after she suffered a life-threatening drug reaction and lost most of her skin when she took a children's pain reliever nearly a decade ago.


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