biomedPULSE Beat - Today's Top News: 9/7/2010

Check out some of the major stories in biotechnology:

New Clue in Heart Disease (Wall St. Journal) - The accumulation of aging-linked protein Progerin has ben linked to heart disease in adults in a study by the NIH and Progeria Research Foundation.

New TB diagnostic proves effective, expedient, study finds (EurekAlert) - A new molecular test appears to be effective in developing specific, effective and fast diagnosis of TB

U.K. Medical Journal Questions Avandia License - (Wall St. Journal) - The British Medical journal questions wether diabetes drug Avandia should be withdrawn from the market arguing the drug risks outweigh benefits.  This follows multiple US FDA investigations into the drug.

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