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2008-07-02 00:05:00

Speaking before a U.S. advisory panel, Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Steven Nissen said higher standards of testing should be enforced to ensure that new proposed diabetes medicines do not damage patients’ hearts.

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2008-01-31 10:20:00

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley said yesterday that Dr. Steven M. Haffner, a well-known diabetes expert at the University of Health Science Center in San Antonio, had leaked confidential, unpublished information to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) that questioned the safety of the company’s diabetes drug Avandia.

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2007-05-23 14:30:00

How can big safety issues go undetected in medicines taken by millions of people for many years, as happened this week with the diabetes pill Avandia and a few years ago with the painkiller Vioxx?

2006-09-03 04:09:17

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Patients with type 2 diabetes who have already suffered a first stroke have 47 percent less risk of having a second one if they take Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd's drug Actos, researchers said on Sunday.

2006-07-17 13:36:05

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Diabetes and pre-diabetic conditions appear to worsen the risk of Alzheimer's disease but drugs that help regulate blood sugar may help patients with dementia as well, researchers report.

2006-07-17 12:53:50

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Diabetes and pre-diabetic conditions appear to worsen the risk of Alzheimer's disease but drugs that help regulate blood sugar may help patients with dementia as well, researchers report.

2006-07-17 12:45:00

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Diabetes and pre-diabetic conditions appear to worsen the risk of Alzheimer's disease but drugs that help regulate blood sugar may help patients with dementia as well, researchers report.

2006-02-15 15:13:56

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Better metabolic control of type 2 diabetes can lead to improved "working memory" -- the type of memory people use to keep information in their minds for short-periods of time and to complete day-to-day activities.

2005-12-15 12:11:59

LONDON (Agence de Presse Medicale) - The European Medicines Agency's scientific committee will investigate a possible link between glitazone therapies and macular oedema, the agency announced on Thursday.


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