After a hearing yesterday, a panel of experts strongly urged the FDA to impose strict limitations on the off-label use of testosterone replacement gels in order to avoid prescribing testosterone to millions of men who have no medical need for [...]
The FDA continues to review the risks and dangers of testosterone gel safety. An FDA panel is considering whether to add restrictions to the $2 billion testosterone therapy industry. The administration is expected to announce its [...]
In a major victory for Actos bladder cancer victims across the country, a US District Judge upheld a $9 billion verdict against Japanese drug maker Takeda Pharmaceuticals after the jury found that Takeda and US-based Eli Lilly knew Actos was [...]
Our office has published a new book, Testosterone therapy’s link to heart attack, stroke, and death: what you need to know. The iBook is available for free through iTunes and is the first to be published on the dangers of testosterone [...]
Takeda Pharmaceuticals – the Japanese manufacturer of diabetes drug Actos – has been hit with sanctions at a trial in Las Vegas over the drug’s link to bladder cancer. The lawsuit was brought by two women, Delores Cipriano [...]
Following 34 days of trial, a Louisiana jury ordered Japanese drug maker Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and drug maker Eli Lilly & Co. to pay $9 billion in punitive damages after finding the companies’ diabetes drug Actos caused [...]
A man on TV is selling me a miracle cure that will keep me young forever. It’s called AndroGel and it’s for treating something called Low T, a pharmaceutical company-recognized condition affecting millions of men with low [...]
Millions of men across the country have received various forms of testosterone therapy (TT). A new study, however, warns that testosterone gels may double the risk of heart attack for some men. Men aged 65 and older had double the risk [...]
This first bellwether trial in the Actos Louisiana MDL began this week. Before trial began, the court entered a scathing order that described in detail systemic destruction of evidence by drug maker Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
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It’s that time of year again. As the year draws to a close, it’s time for a brief look over the shoulder. These were the 10 posts you, the reader, enjoyed most this year (as least as measured by volume of readership).