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2013-03-24 23:02:01

Recently, the law offices of d´Oliveira & Associates issued a new infographic providing information on the type-2 diabetes drug, Byetta, and recent medical studies assessing the safety of the drug. (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 Approved by the FDA in April 2005, Byetta is a type-2 diabetes drug used to control glucose levels. Adverse Events, an organization that standardizes FDA adverse event reports, has processed 38,730 adverse events concerning Byetta and 1,733 of these reports allege...

2013-03-15 23:03:08

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is evaluating Merck´s Januvia, Bristol-Myers Squibb´s Byetta and other diabetes medications due to a potential link to pancreatic cancer. The agency said that it found evidence of pre-cancerous cell changes in pancreatic tissue samples; Parker Waichman LLP offers expert commentary on these developments. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured...

FDA Launches Probe Into Diabetes Drug Over Pancreatic Cancer Risk
2013-03-15 15:35:39

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is looking into findings published by a group of researchers suggesting diabetes drugs have a link to pancreatic cancer. The FDA said it is reviewing unpublished findings that suggest pre-cancerous cellular changes could be associated with specific Type 2 diabetes drugs known as incretin mimetics. These findings were based on examination of a small number of pancreatic tissue specimens...

2013-02-26 10:41:14

Patients treated with cortisone should be advised to refrain from alcohol and smoking A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that cortisone — a hormone used in certain medicines — increases the risk of acute pancreatitis. The results are published in the scientific journal JAMA Internal Medicine. According to the researchers, they suggest that patients treated with cortisone in some forms should be informed of the risks and advised to refrain from alcohol and...

2013-02-26 10:28:18

People who take the newest class of diabetes drugs to control blood sugar are twice as likely as those on other forms of sugar-control medication to be hospitalized with pancreatitis, Johns Hopkins researchers report. In an article published online in JAMA Internal Medicine, the scientists say the new drugs – glucagon-like peptide-1-based therapies (GLP-1) – are associated with an increased risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis. The agents sitagliptin and exenatide...

2013-02-25 23:04:05

Law Firm Offers a No Win - No Fee Promise for alleged clients injured from the oral insulin medication, Januvia, used to treat Type 2 Diabetes. Januvia has been linked to side effects, such as pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer, and pancreatitis. (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Januvia is a prescription medicine used with diet and exercise to lower the blood sugar in adults with Type 2 Diabetes, which occurs when there is not enough insulin to break down the sugar in the body. Januvia was...

2013-02-13 23:00:33

The Law Firm of d'Oliveira & Associates Offers "No Win No Fee Promise" For clients injured from the insulin injection Byetta, used to treat Type 2 Diabetes. Byetta has been linked to serious side effects, such as pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer, liver cancer, and pancreatitis. (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 In 2008, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received more than 30 reports of acute pancreatic in Byetta users. Other reports included two deaths and four hospitalizations due...

2013-01-14 23:01:48

Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic answers about how pets can be affected when given people food. Damariscotta, ME (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 The holidays are finally over, and people everywhere are starting to work on making better food choices. Often thought of as one of the family, a beloved pets´ diet shouldn´t go overlooked. One question veterinarians get asked all the time is: Is it safe to feed my pet people food? Although many dietary indiscretions work themselves out, there...

2012-11-13 12:24:13

A new study published online today in Nature Genetics reveals a genetic link between chronic pancreatitis and alcohol consumption. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and more than 25 other health centers across the United States found a genetic variant on chromosome X near the claudin-2 gene (CLDN2) that predicts which men who are heavy drinkers are at high risk of developing chronic pancreatitis. This finding enables doctors to identify people with early signs...


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