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2011-06-24 07:54:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today received a positive opinion from the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) medicinal committee recommending approval of linagliptin, 5 mg, film-coated tablets (to be marketed under the trade name Trajenta® in Europe) for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes. If adopted by the European Commission, linagliptin will be the only DPP-4...

2011-06-20 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) and Eisai Inc. announced today that lorcaserin data from the Phase 3 BLOOM-DM (Behavioral modification and Lorcaserin for Overweight and Obesity Management in Diabetes Mellitus) trial will be presented in poster sessions at the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) 71st Scientific Sessions in San Diego, California. The posters highlighted below will be displayed in the Poster Hall...

2011-06-15 08:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced Tradjenta(TM) (linagliptin) tablets are now available by prescription in pharmacies across the United States including Walgreens, CVS, Rite Aid and many leading chain and independent pharmacies. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved TRADJENTA on May 2, 2011 as a prescription medication used along with diet and...

2011-05-27 13:23:13

Scientists from the University of Warwick have discovered why a newly found form of cholesterol seems to be 'ultra-bad', leading to increased risk of heart disease. The discovery could lead to new treatments to prevent heart disease particularly in people with type 2 diabetes and the elderly. The research, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), found that 'ultrabad' cholesterol, called MGmin-low-density lipoprotein (LDL), which is more common in people with type 2 diabetes and the...

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2011-05-11 11:50:00

Weight-loss groups are describing as "disturbing" a plan to give unborn babies a diet drug to stop them from being born overweight, The Telegraph is reporting. Patients at Liverpool Women's Hospital will be given the drug Metformin to reduce the food supply to their unborn babies. The treatment will not affect the weight of the mothers. Half of the patients in the study will take Metformin pills up to three times a day from 12 weeks gestation, while the other half will be given placebo...

2011-05-02 18:41:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tradjenta(TM) (linagliptin) tablets, a prescription medication used along with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. TRADJENTA can be used as monotherapy or in combination with other commonly prescribed medications for type 2 diabetes --...

2011-05-02 16:26:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tradjenta(TM) (linagliptin) tablets, a prescription medication used along with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. TRADJENTA can be used as monotherapy or in combination with other commonly prescribed medications for type 2 diabetes --...

2011-05-02 14:18:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tradjenta (linagliptin) tablets, used with diet and exercise, to improve blood glucose control in adults with Type 2 diabetes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) People with Type 2 diabetes do not produce or respond normally to insulin, a hormone that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood. Over time, high blood glucose levels can increase the risk...

2011-04-28 14:44:55

NIH-funded researchers gain ground in treatment A specific form of vitamin E improved the most severe form of fatty liver disease in some children, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Results appear in the April 27 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. A previous study found vitamin E effective in some adults with the disease. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease among U.S. children. NAFLD ranges in...

2011-04-27 06:20:26

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Contradicting previous data, the use of vitamin E or the diabetes drug metformin, was not superior to placebo on a measured outcome for treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children and adolescents, according to a new study. "Coincident with the rise in prevalence of childhood and adolescent obesity over the past few decades, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become the most common cause of chronic liver disease in children in the United States,"...


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