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GlaxoSmithKline's investors have come around on Tesaro deal, executive says

GlaxoSmithKline investors cheered when the company said it would finally spin off its consumer unit after swallowing Pfizer’s. But the company’s other December deal, for Tesaro, didn’t sit quite so well at first. When GSK first unveiled the $ 5.1 billion pact—which closed Tuesday—investors weren’t surprised that the company had made a move in pharma,… Read More »

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »

Cancer Society Executive Resigns Amid Upset Over Corporate Partnerships

WASHINGTON — A top official of the American Cancer Society has resigned in part because of concern over some of the organization’s fund-raising partnerships. The official, Dr. Otis W. Brawley, an executive vice president and chief medical officer, resigned his post late last week after 11 years at the society. His departure was largely attributed… Read More »