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FDA panel urges looser restrictions on diabetes drug Avandia

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Despite lingering concerns about increased susceptibility to heart problems when taking Avandia, a Type 2 diabetes medication, the majority of a Federal Drug Administration advisory panel suggested that the drug have looser restrictions. It will now be up to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to make a decision.