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2012-06-02 08:13:21

A new study published online in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has discovered a possible link between one popular type of diabetes drug and the risk of bladder cancer. According to Telegraph Medical Correspondent Stephen Adams, a team of Canadian researchers, led by Dr. Laurent Azoulay of the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, studied U.K. National Health Service (NHS) statistics and learned that individuals with Type 2 diabetes who had taken pioglitazone (Actos) had an 83% higher...

2012-05-07 20:36:55

Experiments show that metformin blocks uveitis in laboratory rats University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have discovered that a drug already prescribed to millions of people with diabetes could also have another important use: treating one of the world's leading causes of blindness. In laboratory rat and cell-culture experiments, the scientists found that metformin, which is commonly used to control blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes, also substantially reduced...

Study Suggests Metformin Alone Not Enough To Treat Diabetic Kids
2012-04-30 04:30:00

A new study, published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), reveals that a combination treatment may be the best way to treat type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. In an April 29 press release, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) which funded the study, stated that a combination of the medications metformin and rosiglitazone was more effective in treating youngsters...


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