Archive for September, 2010

Was Gabourey Sidibe’s skin lightened in Elle? »

From Scoop.newsvine.com “Precious” actress Gabourey Sidibe is featured on the cover of Elle magazine’s 25th anniversary issue, and the image of the Oscar nominee is stirring controversy, as it appears that her skin is several shades lighter on the magazine than it is in many other un-retouched red-carpet photos. Elle says that what you see […]

Drug Company Defends Diet Drug Despite Tumors in Lab Rats »

From Reuters.com By Lisa Richwine ADELPHI, Maryland (Reuters) – Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc urged U.S. advisers on Thursday to back its proposed prescription weight-loss pill, arguing the medicine was safe for people despite tumors in lab rats. Winning the panel’s support would move the drug, lorcaserin, closer to the U.S. market. The medicine is crucial to […]