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A US man is suing Novartis pharmaceutical company after its Boost Plus health drink allegedly provoked a nasty case of severe priapism. According to The Evening Standard, 29-year-old Christopher Woods bough the vit-enhanced beverage at a US drugstore on 5 June 2004. Boost Plus is claimed "to help volume-restricted patients get …

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Great idea for a marketing ploy

reminds me of the old joke about 2 farmers which ends "...I don't know, but it tasted of aniseed."

I wonder how sales of this drink are faring in the light of this latest health scare ? I mean how else could you sell something which tastes like off milk ;-) ?

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Justice

Hope the court hands down a stiff sentence...

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re: ted

I dont know, this seems like a hard case. Either way, it could stand up in court. Hopefully the jury will see all the evidence hands-on.

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Spammers?

I anticipate a load of spam tomorrow advertising it as a cheaper alternative to vIaGrA or CeA1aS

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the fool !

What on earth did he go to hospital for ?

Surely the most appropriate response would have been to get the posing pouch on, and nip off down the beach ?

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Oh come on

A certain Mr. Woods, with a case of priapic engorgement ? This has to be a fabrication. I thought April was long passed though.

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