FDA panel opposes sexual desire drug for women
A federal advisory panel Friday unanimously voted against recommending approving a drug to treat female sexual desire disorder, but it encouraged the company to continue its research.
That vote by the panel, an adviser to the Food and Drug Administration, followed an FDA staff report earlier this week that also recommended against approval. Such advisory votes do not always influence the FDA's final decision on a drug, but often they do.
Universal hopes tourists flock to Harry Potter
Can Harry Potter jump-start central Florida's $31 billion tourism business?
For Universal Orlando, the ailing resort here that opened an elaborate Harry Potter-themed expansion on Friday, and the broader market the expectations are tremendous. And judging from the turnout on opening day, warranted.
The recession has hammered theme parks nationwide, but Universal Orlando — comprising of Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios Florida, three hotels and a shopping district — has suffered more than most.
Years of little investment left it increasingly unable to compete with Disney, which dominates the market with four major parks.