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Diabetes drug said to raise risk of heart attack

Maker defends safety, calls findings flawed

By Diedtra Henderson
Globe Staff / May 22, 2007

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Avandia, the world's top-selling oral diabetes drug, significantly increases the risk of heart attacks, a prominent cardiologist said in an article that the New England Journal of Medicine deemed important enough to post on its website yesterday, weeks before the scheduled print publication date. (Full article: 924 words)

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