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A division of the pharmaceutical giant Bayer (that makes Aspirin) in the 1980s sold a medicine to Asia and Latin America that carried a high risk of transmitting AIDS while it was selling a new, safer product in the west
22 Jun 2006
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KytoStat is a new high-performance bandage that does what traditional bandages can't: It stops stubborn bleeding fast while sealing and protecting the wound. KytoStat is 30 times more effective than competitors. Unique processing of chitosan, a natural compound found in shrimp shells, is key to KytoStat's effectiveness. The U.S. Army uses this technology to save lives in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now, KytoStat takes these benefits from combat to consumer, offering peace of mind to millions on blood-thinning medications as well as families and individuals who play hard. Easy-to-use KytoStat is the new must-have for your first aid kit. Video courtesy of WINK-TV in Ft. Myers, Fla.
30 Apr 2008
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Video] Bayer Sells AIDS-Infected Drug Banned in U.S. in Europe, Asia - Unearthed documents show that the drug company Bayer sold millions of dollars worth of an injectable blood-clotting medicine -- Factor VIII concentrate, intended for hemophiliacs -- to Asian, Latin American, and some European countries in the mid-1980s
7 Mar 2009
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