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2014-04-08 12:32:30

Takeda Pharmaceutical, Eli Lilly found liable for man's bladder cancer LAFAYETTE, La., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Louisiana jury has awarded $9 billion to a New York man and his wife following a trial over the man's claims that his bladder cancer was caused by the popular prescription diabetes drug Actos. Attorneys W. Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm, Richard J. Arsenault of Neblett Beard & Arsenault and Paul J. Pennock of Weitz & Luxenberg represented Terrence and...

2014-04-08 08:32:57

INDIANAPOLIS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) issued the following statement today in response to the verdict in the case of Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al. No. 6:12-cv-00064. The jury found in favor of the plaintiffs and awarded $1.475 million in compensatory damages. The allocation of liability was 75% Takeda and 25% Lilly. The jury also awarded $6 billion in punitive damages from Takeda and $3 billion from...

2014-04-08 00:22:26

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. announced that in the case of Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al, No. 6:12-cv-00064 the jury found in favor of the plaintiffs and awarded $1.475 million in compensatory damages. The allocation of liability was 75% Takeda and 25% Eli Lilly. The jury also awarded $6 billion in punitive damages from Takeda and $3 billion from co-defendant, Eli Lilly. The trial began...

2014-04-02 23:34:01

A new lawsuit filed on March 17, by a woman in Missouri Eastern District Court alleges that her father died from bladder cancer as a result of ingesting Actos. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Actos side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently...

2014-04-02 23:27:09

A new UK report on the early warning signs of bladder cancer is especially relevant for diabetics and those who have taken Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A newly published report prepared by a team of medical oncologists in the UK says early recognition of bladder cancer symptoms could be the difference between life and death. A new article on the report has just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website and can be read by clicking here. Drs. Karen DeSouza, Simon Chowdhury and...

2014-03-28 23:25:00

Nevada case involves allegations that women developed cancer as a result of Actos medication. National network of attorneys is offering no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation over similar claims. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Actos-Bladder-Cancer-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced its latest update for consumers following litigation involving allegations that the use of Actos to treat diabetes can cause...

2014-03-28 23:22:33

Two recent studies illustrate the danger of smoking, especially among diabetics who take insulin. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 New research studies conducted in Taiwan and Turkey and reported by Cancer Monthly show that the risk of bladder cancer is exacerbated by smoking. The risk was even higher among diabetics who were on insulin. Evidence suggests that people with type 2 diabetes face a higher risk of bladder cancer than the general public (“Bladder Cancer and diabetes,”...

2014-03-27 08:34:15

Sub-analyses Investigate the Effects of alogliptin on Cardiovascular Mortality Rates and Hospitalization for Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Recent Acute Coronary Syndrome WASHINGTON and OSAKA, Japan, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) will present sub-analyses from the global EXAMINE (EXamination of CArdiovascular OutcoMes: AlogliptIN vs. Standard of CarE in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Acute Coronary Syndrome)...

2014-03-23 23:01:51

An Italian study of 22 clinical trials contains some good news and some bad news for diabetic patients treated with the drug Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on the results of an Italian Meta-Analysis involving more than 13,197 patients who had taken either the diabetes drug Actos or another thiazolidinedione called rosiglitazone. Researchers at the Careggi Teaching Hospital in Florence, Italy scoured the medical literature for both published and...

2014-03-21 23:22:34

An increased risk of bladder cancer may not be the only disease risk for people treated with the diabetes drug Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on new research published by PLoS One suggesting that the diabetes drug Actos, which is already associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer, may also increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease. Actos (pioglitazone) is in a class of drugs called thiazolidinediones and has been administered...


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