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Heartburn drug Zantac recalled over cancer-causing chemical fears

GlaxoSmithKline recalls its heartburn drug Zantac WORLDWIDE amid fears it may contain a cancer-causing chemical – but it’s still available in the US and the UK GlaxoSmithKline said four different types of the medication would be recalled  It’s feared pills contain NDMA, considered ‘probably carcinogenic’ to humans  All four affected products are only available on… Read More »

Novo Nordisk wins FDA green light for ‘holy grail’ diabetes drug Rybelsus

Game on. Friday, the FDA approved Novo Nordisk’s Rybelsus—or, as industry watchers know it, oral semaglutide—to control blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes patients. And with the drug boasting stellar data and head-to-head study wins against top products in the field, the green light is expected to majorly shake things up. “This ability to now… Read More »

U.S. officials worried about Chinese control of American drug supply

Technicians work at the Shenzhen Hepalink Bio-Tech Co. Ltd. production facility in Shezhen, Guangdong province, China. Nelson Ching | Bloomberg | Getty Images Antibiotics, which turn life-threatening infections into minor nuisances, are considered the biggest advance in modern medicine. But imagine if the supply of antibiotics to the United States was suddenly cut off. American… Read More »