Sunday, July 11, 2010

TV report on Avandia

A few days ago, I posted that it appears increasingly likely that an FDA advisory panel will recommend to take Avandia off the market after two new studies provide further evidence that GlaxoSmithKline’s diabetes drug increases the risk of heart attack and life-threatening injuries. More on the story in Pharmalot and CBS news. The story was also discussed on the CBS national news show last Friday in a small segment in which the interviewed one of the authors of a study from back in 2007 that argued the drug was dangerous and should be taken off the market. Here is the video:

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