Husband says NY mom in wrong-way crash wasn’t a drinker, blames ’something medical’

Husband says mother in NY crash wasn’t a drinker

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — The husband of a suburban New York mother who caused a car crash that killed her and seven others said Thursday she didn’t have a drinking problem and suggested diabetes and other health problems were to blame.

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Moody’s improves outlook for Bristol-Myers Squibb following FDA approval for Onglyza

Moody’s lifts Bristol-Myers outlook to ‘Stable’

NEW YORK — Moody’s Investors Service raised its outlook on drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. to “Stable” from “Negative” Monday after regulators approved Bristol-Myers’ diabetes treatment Onglyza.

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FDA clears potential blockbuster diabetes drug from drugmakers Bristol-Myers and AstraZeneca

FDA approves new diabetes drug Onglyza

WASHINGTON — Federal health regulators on Friday approved a potential blockbuster diabetes drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and partner Astrazeneca PLC.

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Wis. dad charged with reckless homicide in girl’s death told police he trusted God to heal her

Wis. dad of dead girl says he trusted God to heal

WAUSAU, Wis. — A central Wisconsin father charged with reckless homicide in the death of his daughter from undiagnosed diabetes told police he counted on prayer to heal her and never considered seeking medical care.

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Mom of girl who died of untreated diabetes says sickness is caused by sin, can be cured by God

Mom who prayed for ill girl: Sin causes sickness

WAUSAU, Wis. — The mother of an 11-year-old Wisconsin girl who died of untreated diabetes says sickness is caused by sin and can be cured by God.

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Educators prepare to tackle diabetes among American Indian children with new program

New program to tackle diabetes among young Indians

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A special curriculum aimed at tackling the growing prevalence of diabetes among American Indian children has been developed by health officials, tribal leaders and educators from across the country.

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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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FDA panel says AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Lilly drugs appear safe for adolescents, children

FDA panel backs 3 psychiatric drugs for kids

ADELPHI, Md. — Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that three blockbuster psychiatric drugs appear safe and effective for children and adolescents, despite side effects that can increase the risk of diabetes.

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FDA advisers to vote on potential approval of 3 more anti-psychotic drugs for youngsters

FDA panel to vote on psychiatric drugs for kids

WASHINGTON — Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration are scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether three powerful psychiatric drugs should be approved for children, despite side effects that can increase the risk of diabetes.

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Immune system researchers share $500,000 prize for medicine and biomedical research

Immune system researchers win $500K medical prize

ALBANY, N.Y. — The nation’s richest prize in medicine and biomedical research was awarded Friday to three immune system researchers for work that led to new treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes.

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