diabetes treatments

FDA OKs First-of-Its-Kind Diabetes Drug From J&J

FDA OKs first-of-its-kind diabetes drug from J&J

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In 2010, the FDA restricted Avandia's use to patients not helped by any other diabetes treatments, and European regulators banned sales of Avandia completely. Last year the FDA rejected a similar experimental drug in the same class, dapagliflozin, from …
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El Paso officials urge Army to spare Fort Bliss from cuts

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Joe Buccino, Fort Bliss spokesman, talked of a meeting Army officials had with local public officials about military reductions and how they will affect the post at a press conference at the El Paso Chamber of Commerce Tuesday. The Army plans a …
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FDA device will screen for fake medicines overseas

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WASHINGTON—U.S. health officials are making a high-tech screening device available in Africa to help spot counterfeit malaria pills in hopes that the technology may eventually be used to combat the fake drug trade worldwide. The Food and Drug …
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Wash. judge tells police to return marijuana

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Municipal Court Judge Jack Emery repeated an order to police Thursday to return the drug to Joseph L. Robertson within seven days or they could be found in contempt. "Appeal or comply," Emery told assistant city attorney John Walker. "Or next week …
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