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2010-09-23 10:25:00

Makes regulatory decisions on RECORD and TIDE trials SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2010-08-24 15:00:00

Study highlights: A new analysis of data on patients covered by a single insurance company reports that risks of heart disease events and death were no different between patients who took the diabetes drugs rosiglitazone or pioglitazone. In this analysis, approximately 4 percent of patients taking either drug - sold as Avandia and Actos - suffered a heart attack, heart failure, both or died over a 33-month period. See links below to the American Heart Association's statement on TZDs and...

2010-07-22 12:32:13

A new understanding of insulin resistance and the action of diabetes drugs such as Avandia and Actos could pave the way for improved medications that are more selective and safer.

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2010-07-22 07:50:00

Federal health authorities are prohibiting new patients from enrolling in a safety study for GlaxoSmithKline’s controversial diabetes pill Avandia, a week after an expert panel ruled that the drug increases heart risks.

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2010-07-15 06:05:00

A panel of US Food and Drug Administration advisers voted Wednesday to allow GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia to remain on the market, but with new restrictions due to the risky cardiovascular side effects of the controversial pill.

2010-07-14 16:53:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) confirmed today that a joint advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted to allow Avandia to remain on the market.

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2010-07-13 13:37:42

GlaxoSmithKline Plc stood up for its diabetes pill Avandia against US advisers this week, claiming that it was safe and should stay on the market.

2010-02-24 09:24:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) responded to the recently released Senate Committee on Finance's January 2010 "Staff Report on GlaxoSmithKline and the Diabetes Drug Avandia" (the "Staff Report").

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2009-06-08 10:30:00

US researchers said on Sunday that diabetics with stable heart disease do just as well taking drugs alone as getting quick angioplasty or bypass surgery to open blocked heart arteries.


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