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Canadian regulators warn consumers about cardiovascular risks of testosterone drugs

Posted: July 31, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Canada’s national health regulators have issued a warning to consumers and health care providers about the serious risks associated with the use of testosterone-replacement drugs, which are being prescribed to increasing numbers of men as a treatment for low natural

Did Boehringer Ingelheim withhold safety information about blood thinner Pradaxa?

Posted: July 31, 2014 Pharmaceutical

When Pradaxa (dabigatran) hit the market in 2010 to prevent strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation, it became the first alternative treatment to the long-used warfarin for patients with the condition. What made Pradaxa so attractive compared to warfarin (Coumadin)

Fresenius faces more than 5,500 NaturaLyte, GranuFlo lawsuits

Posted: July 30, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis services and products, is facing more than 5,500 lawsuits alleging the company’s dialysis concentrates caused patients to suffer sudden cardiac arrest.

New meta-analysis raises serious questions about SSRI use during pregnancy

Posted: July 30, 2014 Pharmaceutical

There is not enough research to provide a clear guidance on the risks or benefits of antidepressant use during pregnancy, however there are serious concerns regarding the drugs’ affects on newborns that should be addressed, a new meta-analysis has found.

‘Below The Belt’ company introduces line of male personal hygiene products

Posted: July 30, 2014 Personal Injury

Men should pay more attention to the personal hygiene of their most private body parts because, Jonathan Durden says, “our pants area is usually ignored. Which, considering that the contents of your boxers are trapped in muggy darkness for hours

Most victims in charter bus/FedEx collision died of smoke inhalation

Posted: July 29, 2014 Personal Injury

Seven of the 10 people who died in a fiery bus California bus crash in April survived the crash initially but then died of smoke inhalation, the Coroner of Glenn County, Calif., found.

Internet marketplace Ebay faces class action lawsuit following massive data breach

Posted: July 28, 2014 Consumer Fraud

After suffering a serious data breach earlier this year, eBay is now facing a class action lawsuit filed in a U.S. federal court. According to the consumer privacy class action lawsuit, which was filed last Wednesday by Louisianan Collin Green,

Risperidone side effects send patients to the emergency room

Posted: July 28, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Adverse effects of antipsychotic medications such as Risperdal (risperidone) send more than 20,000 people in the United States to the emergency room each year, prompting the American Psychiatric Association to issue an advisory to clinicians to carefully evaluate patients before

McNeil loses appeal on $10 million Children’s Motrin judgment

Posted: July 26, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil-PPC failed to convince the Pennsylvania Superior Court to overturn a $10 million verdict alleging the company’s Children’s Motrin caused a girl to develop a life threatening condition that burned her skin and caused her to

Attorneys in GM litigation seek access to all of automaker’s ignition-switch-recall disclosures

Posted: July 25, 2014 Product Liability

Lawyers appointed as temporary counsel in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) against General Motors (GM) for lost value of its vehicles have told the federal judge overseeing the litigation that the automaker should submit all pre-discovery disclosures and other documents it