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Bayer patent monopoly on cancer drug ends with India generic copy

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

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Following Internet protest, Congress puts off movie piracy bill

January 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The demise, at least for the time being, of the anti-piracy bills was a clear victory for Silicon Valley over Hollywood, which has campaigned for a tougher response to online piracy. The legislation also would cover the counterfeiting of drugs and car parts. Continue Reading

MS drug from Novartis investigated after at least 11 deaths

January 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The deaths raise concerns Gilenya could trigger heart problems after patients take their first dose, according to a statement issued today by the European Medicines Agency. The agency, which is now investigating the drug, said it isn’t clear if it caused the deaths. Continue Reading

Chinese company to plead guilty in HGH probe

October 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A Chinese company and its chief executive planned to plead guilty today to federal charges of illegally selling human growth hormone and to pay $7.5 million, court documents show.
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