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Database provides fresh evidence of effect of diabetes drugs on Alzheimer's

This week a German team presented data from a database analysis study that found a link between a diabetes drug and a slight dip in the risk of developing Alzheimer's.

Takeda now 5 for 6 in winning Actos cases, but that loss was a stunner

On Thursday, Takeda Pharmaceutical fended off a lawsuit by two women ages, 80 and 81, who wanted $1 billion in actual damages, claiming they suffered bladder cancer as a result of taking the company's diabetes drug Actos.

Jury's out in Las Vegas after 3-month trial over Actos cancer risks

In federal court in Las Vegas, a trial over the cancer risks of Takeda's Actos drug wrapped up Tuesday, leaving the jury to decide whether the diabetes remedy triggered the plaintiffs' disease--and if so, how much they should collect from the Japanese drugmaker.

Takeda wins another Actos verdict weeks after losing big in federal court

Just weeks after a federal jury in Louisiana gut-punched Takeda and Eli Lilly with a $9 billion verdict over diabetes drug Actos, an Illinois jury promptly let the company off the hook.

Jury slaps Takeda, Lilly with massive $9B in damages in Actos cancer case

A Louisiana jury pummeled Takeda Pharmaceutical and Eli Lilly & Co. with $9 billion in punitive damages in a liability suit over their blockbuster diabetes drug Actos. It's one for the record books, an amount so far beyond normal that even the victorious lawyers discounted it.

UPDATED: A key Actos trial revs up in Vegas with demands for a $1B-plus judgment

The latest trial over Actos' bladder-cancer risks is set to begin. With thousands of other Actos cases pending against Takeda, the case already was destined to be closely watched. And now, one of the plaintiff's lawyers says he's planning to seek the largest verdict in Nevada history.

Actos jury says Takeda failed at safety warnings, but judge tosses $1.7M verdict

The jury has spoken in the latest Actos trial, and the verdict was this: Takeda Pharmaceutical didn't properly flag the risks of its diabetes drug, and Takeda should pay $1.7 million to the family of Diep An, an Actos patient who died of bladder cancer.

At key Actos trial, lawyer claims Takeda kept cancer risks under wraps

For the second time, Takeda Pharmaceuticals is trying to fend off claims that it didn't warn Actos patients about the diabetes drug's links to bladder cancer.

Indian drugmakers balk at new Actos ban

Indian drugmakers are fighting the country's new ban on the diabetes drug pioglitazone, otherwise known as Actos. Regulators suspended sales of the drug last week, citing safety worries, including concerns about an increase in the risk of bladder cancer. 

India yanks Takeda's Actos on safety concerns

Why now? That's a fair question about India's move to suspend the sale of three drugs, including Takeda Pharmaceuticals' now-off-patent blockbuster, Actos. The country's health ministry also banned Analgin, a decades-old painkiller, and Deanxit, a combination pill for depression.