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Actos and Bladder Cancer

Both Germany and France have taken Actos off the market because of an increased risk of getting bladder cancer. The US is taking no action. Global sales of Actos are in the vicinity of $5 billion annually. All three "glitazone" drugs for type 2 diabetes have a poor track record. Rezulin was taken off the market more than a decade ago because ...

Actos: Can it Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

Drugs that increase the sensitivity of insulin in theory should be effective in preventing and treating type 2 diabetes. However, the glitazone drugs have turned out to have serious side effects that limit their use in clinical practice. The drug, Actos, is the one glitazone that could possibly be safe and effective in both the prevention ...

Inhaled Steroids Cause Fractures

Patients with COPD who use inhaled corticosteroids to improve breathing for more than 6 months have a 27% increased risk for bone fractures. The risk goes up as the dosage increases. It was previously assumed that inhaled steroids would have a predominantly local effect, but now we know this is not true. Treatment should consist of lowering ...

Is Dairy Healthy?

"Does every body need milk?" Despite concerns over saturated fats in dairy products such as milk and cheese in your diet, dairy products might not have as much affect on your health as you think according to some Dutch researchers. They found that there is no relationship between men’s dairy intake and risk of dying.  Women with ...

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