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Avandia Heart Failure

U.S. Restricts, EU Bans Controversial Diabetes Pill

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

European regulators ordered the diabetes drug Avandia off the market and the Food and Drug Administration placed stringent restrictions on its use in ...

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...

FDA Review Spotlights Heart Risk Of Diabetes Pill

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Federal health scientists have panned a GlaxoSmithKline study that the company used to defend the safety of its embattled diabetes ...

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...