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2012-08-17 23:02:10

Actos bladder cancer link corroborated by new study; long-term users are most at risk, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Actos bladder cancer link confirmed by new study, finding that the risk of bladder cancer increases among patients who are long-term users of the type 2 diabetes drug, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports.* The study, which was published on August 9, 2012 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, concluded that Actos users are two to...

2012-08-17 23:01:41

How safe are diabetes drugs? The $3 billion fine and felony guilty plea in July 2012 by the maker of Avandia, and the whistleblower lawsuit pending against the maker of Actos, raise serious safety concerns for people with diabetes, writes attorney and consumer advocate Michael J. Evans in Part 1 of a series published on ConsumerNews.com. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Last month the maker of Avandia, GlaxoSmithKline ("GSK") agreed with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay a $3...

2012-07-16 06:29:49

By Katie Williams, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- In the past, ancient civilizations valued spices and herbs for their mythical medicinal power. Now, new science is emerging about the protective properties of spices and herbs, and how you can turn your health around with a simple dash of seasoning to your meal. "Taste is still the number one, it´s not a surprise, the number one influencer on why we choose what we choose to eat," Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, RD, author...

2012-07-04 23:02:55

According to court documents, on May 25th, 2012, Indiana man, Ralph Penrod, filed a lawsuit in Louisiana Western District Court (case no. 6:2012cv01340) alleging he suffered bladder cancer as a result of his use of the drug Actos. Actos, a popular medication used to control Type 2 diabetes, is allegedly linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer and other severe side effects. Penrod´s lawsuit is consolidated in the ongoing Multi District Litigation (MDL 2299). Now, AttorneyOne.com, a...

Treating Diabetes Early, Intensively Is Best Strategy
2012-06-28 08:48:40

Intensive early treatment of type 2 diabetes slows down progression of the disease by preserving the body's insulin-producing capacity, a UT Southwestern study has shown. "We can potentially change the course of this prevalent disease, which would represent a breakthrough," said Dr. Ildiko Lingvay, assistant professor of internal medicine and author of the study published online in Diabetes Care. "The intensive treatment regimen we propose is different from the stepwise approach...

2012-06-26 23:04:10

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Virginia man who developed bladder cancer after taking Takeda´s diabetes drug, Actos (pioglitazone). The lawsuit points out the fact that the Defendants have yet to alert their customers to the increased risk of bladder cancer associated with using the medication for one year. (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed lawsuit on...

2012-06-14 23:01:19

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on a new study linking Actos to diabetic macular edema, a serious eye problem. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a New York law firm nationally recognized for its consumer protection and mass tort practices, reports on a June 11, 2012 study that found that diabetes medications such as Actos may cause a serious eye problem called diabetic macular edema.* The study, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, found that...

2012-06-14 07:02:01

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — In the first systematic review of its kind, new research shows that strictly monitoring blood glucose levels (enhanced glucose control) with the right target levels can prevent diabetic neuropathy. Diabetic neuropathy is a disabling condition that develops in up to half of people with diabetes. It affects the nerves in the feet and legs, making them feel painful, weak, tingly, or numb. It is possible to prevent neuropathy by strictly controlling the blood sugar...


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