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FDA scrutinizes benefit of long-awaited lupus drug

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials said Friday that the first new drug developed to treat lupus in decades relieves disease symptoms, but they questioned the significance of its benefits, which varied across difference patient groups. Human Genome Sciences is asking ...

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Link between bad eggs, illnesses hard to prove

DES MOINES, Iowa — Thousands of people likely were sickened by salmonella-contaminated eggs from two Iowa companies last summer, but lawyers said far fewer have the proof needed for a successful lawsuit and most cases filed will be settled out ...

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HGS to drop its drug for hepatitis C

Human Genome Sciences Inc. has decided to drop one of its three late-stage development drugs after feedback from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicated it was not likely to be approved. The company said Tuesday it would stop development ...

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