Australia challenges 'misleading' Nurofen painkiller

Australia’s consumer watchdog Thursday launched court action against drug giant Reckitt Benckiser, alleging false or misleading claims about its popular painkiller Nurofen. However, the brand disputed the allegations and said its range of painkillers complied...

Australia challenges 'misleading' Nurofen painkiller

Australia’s consumer watchdog Thursday launched court action against drug giant Reckitt Benckiser, alleging false or misleading claims about its popular painkiller Nurofen. However, the brand disputed the allegations and said its range of painkillers complied...

Ebola vaccine tests to begin in Guinea on March 7: WHO

The first large-scale trial of an Ebola vaccine will begin in Guinea at the weekend, the World Health Organization said Thursday, weeks after a similar test kicked off in neighbouring Liberia. The Phase III testing of the vaccine—one of two that are in the most...

Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma: A bone marrow cancer that involves a type of white blood cell called a plasma (or myeloma) cell. The tumor cells in myeloma can form a single collection (plasmacytoma) or many tumors (multiple myeloma). Plasma cells are normally part of the immune...