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New York City Council Calls for Zadroga Act to be Renewed

New York City Council Calls for Zadroga Act to be Renewed

New York City Council members are calling for the Zadroga Act, which provides compensation and medical treatment to 9/11 victims, to be renewed.

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Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Leads Vulnerable to Fracture after ICD Switch

Medtronic Sprint Fidelis leads are vulnerable to fracture following ICD switch, says a new study published in the June issue of the journal Heart Rhythm.

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Study Finds Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Associated with High Incidence of Pseudotumors

Yet another study is adding to concerns about the potential dangers associated with metal-on-metal hip implants. The study, published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, found that large diameter metal-on-metal total hip replacement may be associated with a substantially higher incidence of pseudotumor formation.

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Federal Judge Certifies Medtronic Infuse Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit

A shareholder lawsuit alleging Medtronic Inc. illegally promoted the off-label use of its Infuse bone growth product has been granted class action status by U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson of Minnesota. According to a report from Law360.com, the Medtronic Infuse off-label promotion lawsuit was filed by several institutional investors on ...

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Estate of Kentucky Man Alleges Wrongful Death Due to Actos Bladder Cancer

National law firm, Parker Waichman LLP, just filed a lawsuit on behalf of the estate of a Kentucky man who developed bladder cancer and subsequently died, allegedly due to the use of diabetes drug, Actos. The lawsuit names Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc., Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, ...

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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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Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Concerns Grow in Canada

Canadian patients and doctors are voicing more concerns about metal-on-metal hip replacements, as health regulators around the world continue to investigate the safety of the devices. According to a report from the CBC, four companies have recently either recalled or suspended sales of metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, while a number ...

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Bleeding Side Effects of Pradaxa, Xarelto Have Some Doctors Concerned

Some heart doctors are raising concerns about a new class of heart drugs that include Pradaxa. Recently, a number of doctors interviewed by Reuters said they were hesitant to prescribe Pradaxa, as well as another blood thinner called Xarelto, because of concerns regarding the risk of stroke, serious bleeding ...

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Exposure to Common Pesticide May Increase ADHD Risk

Exposure to Common Pesticide May Increase ADHD Risk

A new study has found that exposure to a common household pesticide may increase the risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.

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Study Questions Hospitals’ Marketing of Da Vinci Surgical Robot

A new study is questioning the information that some hospital websites provide to patients regarding the benefits associated with the da Vinci Surgical Robot System.  According to Reuters, much of the information provided to patients simply echoes marketing claims made … Continue reading

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Consolidation Proposed for da Vinci Surgical Robot Lawsuits

A plaintiff who has filed a lawsuit against Intuitive Surgical, the maker of the da Vinci Surgical System has filed a motion seeking to have all similar claims involving injuries alleged to have been caused by the surgical robot consolidated … Continue reading

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Alabama Da Vinci Surgical Robot Lawsuit Seeks $270 Million for Botched Hysterectomy

Another lawsuit has been filed by a victim of an allegedly botched surgery using the da Vinci Surgical Robot. This time, an Alabama woman is claiming that Intuitive Surgical, the maker of the da Vinci Robot, suppressed complaints and concealed … Continue reading

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da Vinci Surgical Robot Named in Another Lawsuit over Botched Hysterectomy

Another lawsuit has been filed alleging the da Vinci Surgical Robot caused serious injuries, this time by woman who claims the robot caused her surgeon to botch her hysterectomy. According to a report from MassDevice.com, the lawsuit alleges that Intuitive … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Claims da Vinci Surgical Robot Design Flaws, Poor Surgeon Training, Caused Woman’s Death after Hysterectomy

A New York father has alleged in federal lawsuit that his daughter died as a result of design flaws that plague the da Vinci Surgical Robot. According to his complaint, Intuitive Surgical’s failure to properly train surgeons to use the … Continue reading

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