Financial news on July 22, 2007

Business and Financial news
Doctor’s Work in Ultrasound Images Aids Drug Industry

Dr. Steven E. Nissen’s most important medical contribution is his pioneering work in using ultrasound images to measure fatty plaque inside the walls of coronary arteries. Read more..

By STEPHANIE SAUL - The New York Times

Drug Safety Critic Hurls Darts From the Inside

Steven E. Nissen performs industry-financed research, but he has emerged as a Naderesque figure on drug safety. Read more..

By STEPHANIE SAUL - The New York Times

Record Failures at Oil Refineries Raise Gas Prices

A third of the country’s oil refineries have reported disruptions like fires, power failures, leaks, spills and breakdowns this year. Read more..

By JAD MOUAWAD - The New York Times

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