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Drugmaker Merck & Co. is joining two dozen other pharmaceutical companies and contract laboratories in committing to not use chimpanzees for research.
A panel of federal experts has recommended approval for an experimental blood thinner from Merck despite serious side effects including internal bleeding.
Merck & Co. CEO Kenneth C. Frazier is convinced nearly everyone, from patients to long-term investors, wants the world's third-largest drugmaker to take big risks.
The Food and Drug Administration has added new warnings to the blockbuster cholesterol Zocor, cautioning doctors that the highest dose of the drug can cause muscle damage and potentially lethal kidney damage in rare cases.