Renewing questions about the safety of the medication.

Chuck Grassley and Rep. Rosa DeLauro on Monday needed the diabetes medication Avandia to be pulled from the marketplace in the wake of two new medical research. At the same time, a study in the journal Cancer suggests that for men who have undergone surgery for prostate cancer, statin use seems to decrease the chance that the condition will return. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Plan Survey, search the archives, or join email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, discussions and debates.In the survey, parents were asked whether their kids had been diagnosed with autism or ADHD. They were asked to supply the ages if they received their medical diagnosis also. About 43 % of the small children had been told they have both conditions, parents reported. More than two from every five kids diagnosed with both ADHD and autism had been identified as having ADHD first, the experts found. Most of those children initially identified as having ADHD – – about 81 % – – wound up diagnosed with autism after age 6.