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Study Suggests Metformin Alone Not Enough To Treat Diabetic Kids
2012-04-30 04:30:00

A new study, published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), reveals that a combination treatment may be the best way to treat type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. In an April 29 press release, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) which funded the study, stated that a combination of the medications metformin and rosiglitazone was more effective in treating youngsters...

2012-03-26 18:39:37

The widely used diabetes medicine metformin can have protective effects on the heart, reveals a new study conducted at the Sahlgrenska Academy, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy have shown in a preliminary study in rats that one of the most common diabetes drugs, metformin, also has a protective effect on the heart. The study, carried out in collaboration with a research group from Naples and published in the...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

On February 18th, 2012 Bloomberg reported that more than 25,000 cases were settled by GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK), the United Kingdom's largest pharmaceutical company, over its Avandia drug allegedly causing heart attacks. Avandia was first approved by the FDA in 1999 to treat Type 2 diabetes in adult patients. More than 2,500 cases are consolidated before U.S. District Judge Cynthia Rufe in Avandia Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation (07-01871) U.S. District Court,...

2012-01-04 08:00:00

Ennis & Ennis, P.A. Provides an Update on the Actos Litigation (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 On December 28, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana consented to the assignment of all federal Actos cases to Honorable Rebecca F. Doherty. As a result, more than 100 lawsuits alleging plaintiffs developed bladder cancer while or after taking Actos will be transferred to the Western District of Louisiana at this time. “I have no doubt this number will increase...

2011-12-27 15:45:00

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new Crestor website, Crestor Side Effects Lawyers (http://www.crestorsideeffectslawyers.com/). Recent studies have linked Crestor to a number of serious and possibly deadly side effects, including cardiomyopathy, kidney problems and diabetes. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new Crestor website, Crestor Side Effects Lawyers...

2011-11-10 08:00:00

Judge Appoints Mediator to Avandia Product Liability Cases and Establishes a Time Limit in which The Cases Must Be Resolved Or They Will Begin Trials, Explains Ennis & Ennis, P.A. (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting U.S. District Judge Cynthia Rufe pushed GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and the Plaintiffs yesterday to resolve most of the remaining Avandia diabetes medication patient lawsuits by appointing a mediator to preside over settlement negotiations for an...

2011-11-06 08:00:00

Ennis & Ennis, P.A. explains the potential âœBig Pharmaâ settlement. (PRWEB) November 06, 2011 British pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), agreed to pay the US government $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations, reports Ennis & Ennis, P.A. If approved, the federal settlement will be the largest settlement for GSK, which is accused of illegally pushing its drugs. The claims against GSK include illegal marketing of...

2011-11-06 08:00:00

According to recent statistics, approximately 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes and close to 79 million are pre-diabetic. It is a lesser-known fact that between 2004 and 2009, more than 500,000 adverse reactions among people taking anti-diabetic drugs were added to an official U.S. Food and Drug Administration database. James Christopher Dean, an experienced defective drug Attorney, has released a new Actos website, http://www.LawyerforActos.com, with his concern of...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.