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Viagra Announces Real Medicine That Gave Customers Erections Was Confidence All Along – The Onion

NEW YORK—In a surprise announcement Tuesday, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer revealed that the blockbuster drug Viagra contained absolutely no active ingredients and that, all along, “the real medicine” that had been giving its users erections was confidence. “While many of our customers thought they were taking a PDE5 inhibitor to encourage blood flow to the penis,… Read More »

Google is infiltrating medicine — but what rules will it play by? – STAT

With nearly 80 percent of internet users searching online for health-related information, it’s no wonder the catchphrase “Dr. Google” has caught on, to the delight of many searchers and the dismay of many real doctors. What’s received little attention from physicians or the public is the company’s quiet metamorphosis into a powerhouse focused on the… Read More »

Aurobindo Pharma to recall 80 lots of blood pressure medicine valsartan in the US

(Reuters) – A U.S. unit of Indian generic drugmaker Aurobindo Pharma Ltd will recall 80 lots of medicines containing blood pressure drug valsartan that were found to have a probable cancer-causing impurity, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The impurity N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) was detected in quantities above the acceptable limit in certain tablets… Read More »