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Trial over weight loss drug starts in France

A French court has heard the start of a trial involving a weight loss pill that public health officials say may have been responsible for as many as 2,000 deaths.

Committee accepts grant to end drug trafficking

Wisconsin Attorney General, Josh Kaul, announced in February that several local agencies across 48 counties would be awarded a total of $1,000,000 in grants to help combat drug trafficking.

Recall of blood pressure drug losartan expanded

If you take blood pressure medicine, you'll want to double-check your bottle. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has expanded its recall of losartan potassium and losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets.

Experimental Alzheimer's drug stirs hope after early trials

After a series of prominent failures, there's reason to be hopeful in the search for a drug to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Results of an early trial of an experimental drug showed that it improved cognition and reduced clinical signs of Alzheimer's in the brains of study participants, and experts are "cautiously optimistic" that the results will be duplicated in future clinical trials.