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FDA Warns Of Illegal Diabetes Drugs
2013-07-25 07:59:53

The US Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to 15 companies, accusing those firms of illegally marketing products they claim can help cure, prevent or treat the symptoms of diabetes in violation of federal law.

Diabetes Drug Holds Promise As Lung Cancer Cure
2013-01-30 11:03:59

Scientists have been enthusiastic about the potential use of diabetes drugs to treat various types of cancer, and a new study suggests that these metabolism-affecting medications can decrease the size of lung tumors in mice and increase their chances for survival.

2005-10-12 12:35:45

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study suggests that the diabetes drug metformin, sold as Glucophage, may improve survival and clinical outcome in diabetic patients with heart failure, even though FDA labeling recommends against using the drug in these patients.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.