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Old 07-30-2007, 08:05 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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WASHINGTON (AP) The widely used diabetes drug Avandia should be pulled from the market because of heart risks, a federal scientist said Monday.

Those risks, combined with no unique short-term benefits in helping diabetics control blood-sugar levels, fail to justify keeping Avandia on the market, according to a copy of a slide presentation by Food and Drug Administration scientist Dr. David Graham.

FDA scientist: Pull Avandia from market - USATODAY.com
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