Drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis to close some research labs, review status of others in restructuring

Sanofi-Aventis to close some plants, restructure

PARIS — French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis SA announces a major corporate restructuring on the heels of new safety concerns that could hurt sales of a key drug, its once-a-day insulin Lantus.

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Babies born by C-section ‘at increased asthma risk’

LONDON - Babies born by ceasarean section are more susceptible to developing diseases including asthma and diabetes, according to a new research.

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Type I diabetes can be restrict by controlling immune system

diabetes-type-ITests under way to see if controlling immune system might curb Type 1 diabetes

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Insulin analogue glargine linked to increased cancer risk among diabetes Patients

WASHINGTON - Diabetes patients’ risk of cancer increases if they use the long-acting insulin analogue glargine instead of human insulin, according to a study.

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Glucose challenge test accurate, economical for diabetes screening

GTC for pragnentWASHINGTON - Emory University researchers have found that a test commonly used to help identify women with diabetes during pregnancy may be an accurate, convenient and economical way to screen the general population for unrecognized diabetes and prediabetes.

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How diabetes drugs raise heart failure risk

LONDON - A new study may help explain how a class of diabetes drugs increases the risk of heart failure.

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New diabetes awareness campaign encourages patients to talk

NEW DELHI - An innovative diabetes awareness campaign based on patient to patient interaction and education on managing the disease in daily life, now underway in more then 40 countries, was launched in India Monday.

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How obesity increases diabetes risk

LONDON - Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered how obesity makes a person more prone to diabetes, and why thin people can become insulin-resistant.

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Now obesity increases diabetes risk

LONDON - Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered how obesity makes a person more prone to diabetes, and why thin people can become insulin-resistant.

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Unfit young adults may develop diabetes in middle age

WASHINGTON - Men and women between 18 and 30 years with low aerobic fitness levels are more likely to develop diabetes in 20 years, a study said.

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