November 1, 2007
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The prologue of Robin Cook's novel "Toxin" contains the following: "Within the pen an obviously sick cow was lying in its own diarrhea." What follows is an intriguing detective story of suspense and devastation caused by society's failure to control a tiny microbe called Escherichia coli.
Are thiazolidinediones safe? New study shows Zometa reduces risk of hip fractures and improves survival; Merck HIV vaccine proven ineffective in clinical trials; no causal association found between exposure to mercury from thimerosal; and FDA approvals.