FDA wants more study of diabetes drug heart risk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Drug companies should more thoroughly study the potential heart risks of new diabetes medicines, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday.

The Food and Drug Administration, in new guidelines, outlined steps companies should take “to ensure that a new therapy does not increase cardiovascular risk to an unacceptable extent.”

(Reporting by Lisa Richwine; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)

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