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Flawed asthma studies promote long-term use of potentially harmful asthma drug

Researchers at Cornell and Stanford universities have found that regular use of beta-agonist drugs to treat asthma can increase the risk of asthma attacks and cardiac conditions such as heart attacks. They claim that many drug studies are sponsored by pharmaceutical companies pushing their products and thus they are often biased.

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About: Flawed asthma studies promote long-term use of potentially harmful asthma drug

Date: 17 June 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/newssearch.php?newsid=9604

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