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Common diabetes drug raises risk of developing cancer

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The anti-diabetic drug pioglitazone raises the risk of bladder cancer by 63 per cent, researchers found
A common diabetes drug raises the risk of developing bladder cancer, a study of British patients has found.
The anti-diabetic drug pioglitazone helps to control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.
But new research, published in The BMJ, has found that taking the drug is linked to a 63 per cent increased risk of bladder cancer.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/12207422/Common-diabetes-drug-raises-risk-of-developing-cancer.html