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6:27 PM
May 21, 2007
 |  BC Extra  |  Top Story

GSK down on Avandia data

GlaxoSmithKline (LSE:GSK; GSK) fell 81p to 1,383p on Monday after the New England Journal of Medicine published a meta-analysis of 42 clinical studies that showed an association between the use of Avandia rosiglitazone to treat Type II diabetes and increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and death from cardiovascular causes. The paper, by the Cleveland Clinic's Steven Nissen and Kathy Wolski, reported that Avandia was...

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