Archive for 'Diabetes'

Diabetes drug Avandia gets new setback ahead of US decision

GlaxoSmithKline’s blockbuster diabetes treatment Avandia suffered a new setback Friday when US health officials offered more evidence of the drug’s increased link to heart problems. Read more.

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Key diabetes drug study was flawed, review charges

The popular diabetes drug Avandia may be far more dangerous to patients than reported in a study touted by the drug’s manufacturer, according to a strongly worded report posted Friday by the Food and Drug Administration. Read more.

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Diabetes drug Avandia has FDA split over new concerns about its safety

New federal analyses released Friday raised additional questions about the safety of the controversial diabetes drug Avandia. Food and Drug Administration – GlaxoSmithKline – United States – Avandia – Health Read more.

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Diabetes camp near Guthrie offers resources, hope for teens

Olympic cross-country skier Kris Freeman visited with kids Friday at Camp Endres in Guthrie to share his story of overcoming diabetes and working toward his dreams. Read more.

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Diabetes drug under new FDA review

WASHINGTON — Federal health scientists have panned a GlaxoSmithKline study that the company used to defend the safety of its embattled diabetes drug Avandia, a once blockbuster-seller that has fallen out of favor because of potential ties to heart attacks. Read more.

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Diabetes pill linked to heart attack

WASHINGTON – A review by federal health scientists reinforces potential ties between the diabetes pill Avandia… Read more.

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Diabetes drug faces bans as heart attack risk reviewed

LONDON: The popular diabetes drug Avandia is facing withdrawal from sale in Europe and the US after research linked it to a higher risk of heart problems, strokes and deaths in older adults. Read more.

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Diabetes may afflict three times more Vietnamese: study

Diabetes may afflict three times more people in Vietnam than estimated, according to a study that found the metabolic disease could be predicted by simple body and blood-pressure measurements. Read more.

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Lunchtime coffee break best for fighting diabetes (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Drinking coffee cuts diabetes risk, new research confirms, but you may need to enjoy your java with lunch if you want to get any benefit. Read more.

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Diabetes cases grow, but healthy diet can help – Newsday

If you are older than 60, you are in the crosshairs of what the New York State Department of Health calls “the most rapidly growing chronic disease of our time.” About 25 percent of people older than 60 have diabetes, according to the Centers for … Read more.

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