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Denture Creams Such As Super Poligrip, Fixodent and Others, May Be Associated With Side Effects Such As Paralysis, Numbness, Tingling, Muscle Weakness And Other Neurological Issues.

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Federal DePuy ASR Hip Implant Trials Likely to Start This Year

It looks as though the first trials in the DePuy ASR hip implant multidistrict litigation could begin sometime later this year. According to a report from Bloomberg News, during a status conference held yesterday in Florida, attorneys for both plaintiffs and the defense told U.S. District Judge David Katz that ...

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Bisphosphonate Study Confirms Atypical Thigh Fracture Risk

New research has confirmed the link between bisphoshonates, such as Fosamax, and atypical femur fractures, a type of thigh fracture that occurs spontaneously, without any major leg injury. The study, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, also found that the risk of atypical thigh fractures increases the longer a ...

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Transvaginal Mesh a Nightmare for Thousands of Women

Thousands of women who have received transvaginal mesh surgical implants to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are now living a nightmare, thanks to debilitating pain, bleeding, infection and other serious complications. According to the Sun-Sentinel, many of the women injured by transvaginal mesh claim ...

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Research Suggest Fracking Chemicals Can Pollute Aquifers

A new study suggests fluids used during the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) process could migrate through underground fractures and contaminate water aquifers.

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Lawsuit Alleges Bi-Lateral DePuy ASR Hip Implant Resulted in Elevated Chromium and Cobalt Levels, Need for Revision Surgery

DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, continue to be named in lawsuits by metal-on-metal hip replacement recipients who suffered severe injuries, including elevated chromium and cobalt levels, allegedly due to recalled ASR hip implant devices. Most recently, the national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP filed suit on ...

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Pradaxa not Fit for a Dog, Family of Alleged Pradaxa Bleeding Victim Claims

The family of a Texas woman who died just months before her 60th wedding anniversary believes she would be alive today were it not for Pradaxa (dabigatran). According to a report from the Houston Press, Pradaxa patient Loraine Franklin fell and hit her head last December, resulting in an intracranial ...

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Cancer Groups Call for E-cigarettes Regulation/Research

Two Leading Cancer Groups Issue Call for Regulation of E-cigarettes and Research on Health Risks

In a joint statement, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research have called on the federal government to move quickly to regulate e-cigarettes and increase research on their health effects. These leading research and treatment organizations asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make ...

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Decision on Pradaxa Bleeding Lawsuit Multidistrict Litigation Expected Soon

Victims of alleged Pradaxa injuries are awaiting word on whether their lawsuits will be consolidated in a multidistrict litigation. According to a report from The Madison Record, so far just over two dozen Pradaxa bleeding lawsuits have been filed in federal courts throughout the U.S.

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Majority of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Failures Occur within Two Years, Study Finds

A newly published metal-on-metal hip replacement study is reporting that the majority of failures occur early, within two years of surgery. The study, published in the journal Orthopedics, is just the latest to indicate that close follow-up of metal-on-metal hip implant patients is warranted.

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DeflateGate’s Effects Impact Legal Gambling and the Economy

DeflateGate’s Effects Impact Legal Gambling and the Economy

The NFL has initiated a probe into the New England Patriots following allegations that the team intentionally used overly deflated footballs.

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Denture Cream Lawsuits Highlight Danger of Excess Zinc

The makers of < "">Super Poligrip and < "">Fixodent denture creams have been named in dozens of lawsuits alleging that excessive exposure to zinc in these product caused plaintiffs to suffer severe neurological injuries. According to a recent Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Denver Woman Blames Poligrip for Illness

Lawsuits against the makers of Poligrip, Fixodent and other zinc containing denture creams continue to be filed in courts across the country. Recently, the Denver Post detailed the experience of one < "">Poligrip user who has filed such a lawsuit. … Continue reading

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Zinc in Fixodent, Super PoliGrip Linked to Nerve Damage By Another Study

< "">Super PoliGrip, < "">Fixodent and other denture creams have been associated with nerve damage and the development of neurological problems, according to a study published earlier this fall in the journal “NeuroToxicology.” The study, conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt … Continue reading

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New Super PoliGrip Insert Says Denture Cream Contains Zinc, Warns of Excessive Use

Packages of < "">Super PoliGrip now include an insert informing users that the popular denture cream contains zinc, and warning that using excessive amounts may cause health problems. Dozens of lawsuits have been filed against the makers of Super PoliGrip … Continue reading

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Denture Creams May Cause Nerve Damage, Neuropathy

Not many Americans have heard of denture cream poisoning. A rare ailment, denture cream zinc poisoning can cause serious and debilitating nerve damage. The disorder is associated with excessive exposure to zinc in products like Poligrip and Fixodent. Denture creams … Continue reading

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25 Denture Cream Lawsuits Pending, More Filings Expected

More than two dozen < "">denture cream lawsuits from 11 states have been consolidated in a Multidistrict Litigation in Federal court in Miami, Florida. According to the Associated Press, the lawsuits allege that zinc in products like Poligrip and Fixodent … Continue reading

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NYT Article Highlights Denture Cream Zinc Poisoning Ordeal

Denture creams that contain zinc, including Poligrip and Fixodent, have been associated with severe neurological disorders. Recently, The New York Times published an account of one woman’s ordeal with denture cream zinc poisoning. The article illustrates just how devastating this … Continue reading

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Zinc in Poligrip, Fixodent Could Cause Neurologic Health Problems

Denture creams, like Poligrip and Fixodent, have been associated with a variety of neurologic health problems. According to recent research, the zinc used in these denture creams appears to be behind many such ailments. A small amount of zinc is … Continue reading

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Parker Waichman Alonso LLP Partner to Take a Lead Role in Denture Cream Lawsuits

Andres F. Alonso, Esq., a partner in the law firm of Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, and Scott Wm. Weinstein Esq., a partner in Morgan & Morgan P.A., were appointed Co-Lead Counsel to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Denture Cream … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Sad Tale of Fixodent Zinc Poisoning

The story of a Texas woman who is now suffering from neuropathy as a result of her use of Fixodent is typical of the suffering experienced by the victims of toxic, < "">zinc-containing denture creams. According to a report on … Continue reading

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