Why A Deadly Drug Didn't Hurt Lab Rat Livers, University of North Carolina Study

Scientists believe they’ve solved the mystery of why a diabetes drug introduced in 1997 caused fatal liver failure in 63 patients.

Their discovery makes it likely that similar drug-related deaths can be prevented in the future.

In 1997, troglitazone was approved for use in the United States as one of the first drugs designed to treat type 2 diabetes. It was withdrawn from the market in 2000 after 63 people died from liver failure after taking it.

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