Posts Tagged 'BMJ'

Actos doubles bladder cancer risk, British study finds

A new study has confirmed that the diabetes medication Actos doubles the risk of developing bladder cancer among people who use the drug for at least two years. The Canadian study was published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and included more than 115,000 diabetes patients that were treated between 1988 and 2009.

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Paxil side effects data underreported in clinical trials

A report in the British Medical Journal has found that pharmaceutical companies such as British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline underreported findings from studies of their drugs. The report cited studies of the antidepressant Paxil, which contained important side effect information that largely went unreported.

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