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Narrowly-Divided FDA Panel Votes To Modify Avandia Restrictions

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - A narrowly divided U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel of outside experts on Thursday voted to modify market rest...

Too Late For Avandia?

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, June 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel of outside experts reopened one of the bigge...

A Drug-Maker's Ethical 'Mistakes'

Dana Radcliffe | Posted 10.06.2012 | Business
Dana Radcliffe

Pharmaceutical giant Glaxo made profits in ways that manipulated the choices of doctors and sometimes resulted in patients' being subjected to significant risks without their informed consent.

Doctors Silent on Risks

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gary Liberson, PhD

There is an old Yiddish joke about a judge who asks the foreman of the jury whether the jury had reached a decision. The foreman says: "Yes, your ho...

Close the FDA Approval Gap

Steven K. Galson, MD, MPH | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steven K. Galson, MD, MPH

Even though our system of pharmaceutical review and approval is regarded as the most effective in the world, there exists an incredible -- and potentially deadly -- loophole: unapproved drugs.

Avandia: GlaxoSmithKline Accused Of Covering Up Heart Risks Of Diabetes Pill (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GlaxoSmithKline hid the fact that their drug, Avandia, caused heart risks for 11 years, according to the New York Times. Avandia was once a huge se...

It's Time for NICE

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gary Liberson, PhD

Congress needs to reassess the US regulatory system for managing drugs. We have entered the era of personalized medicine where the biological traits ...

Avandia and the Heart: A Reminder That Drugs Can Harm

Madan Kwatra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Madan Kwatra

Educating people that drugs can cause harm is likely to reduce our consumption of drugs and our risk of experiencing adverse drug effects.

Avandia, Diabetes Drug, Harms the Heart, Studies Find

nytimes.com | GARDINER HARRIS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Hundreds of people taking Avandia, a controversial diabetes medicine, needlessly suffer heart attacks and heart failure each month, according to confi...