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Jury Rules In Favor of Drug-Maker in Actos Trial

A Las Vegas jury has ruled in favor of a Japanese drug-maker in a trial alleging its diabetes drug caused bladder cancer in two elderly Valley women


A picture taken on June 9, 2011 in a pharmacy in France, shows a pack of Actos antidiabetic drug (Pioglitazone) from Takeda Japanese laboratory.

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Trail Begins For Diabetes Drug Maker

Two Las Vegas Valley women in their 80’s allege the maker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, failed to highlight the risk of bladder cancer.