Wyeth Loses Appeal Over Hormone Replacement Drugs

Wyeth Pharmecuticals on Wednesday lost its appeal of a decision that awarded $58 million in damages to three women who claimed the company's hormone-replacement drugs caused their breast cancer.

Pfizer Wins Dismissal of 23 Prempro Lawsuits

For Pfizer (PFE), most of the news lately on the legal front has been bad. But this week, Pfizer got a bit of good news regarding some of the hormone replacement therapy cases against it. A New York judge dismissed at least 23 lawsuits filed by women who claimed that the menopause drugs Prempro, Premarin and Provera had caused their breast cancers.