In an 8-7 vote, an internal FDA review board voted to allow Avandia to stay on the market. The vote was so close it has drawn scrutiny and criticism from Senator Charles Grassley of the Senate Finance Committee. Grassley criticized the FDA for not making public the findings of the FDA review board. Avandia, a diabetes drug, has been linked to an increase in heart attacks. Avandia already carries the black box warning, the strongest available.
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