Posts Tagged: Avandia

Big Pharma Hides Unfavorable Clinical Trial Data

A study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) just found that drug research, even clinical trials that are sponsored by the federal government, is regularly suppressed. Researchers found that less than 50% of all NIH-funded research studies were published within two and a half years of the completion of the study. Incredibly, 33% of these

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Popular Diabetes Drug May Cause Bladder Cancer

A widely prescribed drug for diabetes, called pioglitazone (marketed as Actos in the United States), is now being investigated by the FDA because it may increase the risk of bladder cancer.  It is already known to increase the risk of liver damage in patients who take it.  It is also known to cause heart failure

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