Latest Baxter International Stories

2008-03-07 09:40:00

The controversy over blood-thinning drug heparin got thicker as dialysis patients in Germany reported sickness after using a different brand of the product.

2008-03-06 12:33:54

The Food and Drug Administration announced on Wednesday that it is investigating the blood thinning drug heparin for what appears to be a fake ingredient.

2006-03-06 17:15:00

Baxter Healthcare Corp. said on Monday that a study has verified the successful inactivation of the bird flu virus during processes routinely used in the production of its plasma-derived therapeutics.

2005-12-13 10:40:47

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Baxter International Inc. said on Tuesday U.S. regulators have pegged its September recall of kidney dialysis equipment a Class I recall, a designation given to products that could cause serious harm or death.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.