Items Tagged ‘Avandia’

April 14, 2010

Study Sees a Slant in Articles on Drug

By Mystery User

A new analysis of reviews and articles about the controversial diabetes drug Avandia has found that experts who were paid by its manufacturer have been significantly more likely than others to draw positive conclusions about the drug’s safety and efficacy. Since 2007, scientists have published hundreds of studies, reviews and opinion articles about Avandia in […]

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Tags: Avandia, Dr. Amy T. Wang

March 19, 2010

Many Avandia defenders have drug co. ties: study

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A team at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, pored through more than 200 scientific studies and commentaries that offered positive opinions about the drug after a May 2007 study suggested Avandia significantly increased the risk of heart attacks…   “It was almost three to four times more likely that somebody who had a relationship […]

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Tags: Avandia, British Medical Journal, Dr. Victor Montori

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