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Pennsylvania Health System Proposes Comprehensive Fracking Study

A proposed study would examine the health effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) drilling on the people living closest to active natural gas wells.

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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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System for Tracking Prescription Drug Side Effects Flawed

Study Finds System for Tracking Prescription Drug Side Effects Flawed

System for keeping track of dangerous side effects of prescription drugs is flawed because drug makers are submitting incomplete information about problems to the FDA.

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Older Patients Face Heart Attack Risk Following Surgery

Older Hip Implant, Knee Replacement Patients Face Heart Attack Risk Following Surgery

An emerging report reveals that older hip implant and knee replacement patients face increased heart attack risks following surgery. The risk for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) was seen in the first two weeks after these surgical procedures.

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Another Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Lawsuit Filed in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Litigation

A vital food safety program was saved from budget cuts this week, enabling the country’s largest—although considered by experts to be far too small—produce-safety testing program to continue.

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Indiana Woman Alleges Serious Injuries From Transvaginal Mesh Products

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm, just filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who suffered injuries after receiving transvaginal mesh implants. The lawsuit suit alleges that the transvaginal mesh created an unreasonable risk and directly caused her injuries.

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Johnson & Johnson Facing More Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Woes, as DePuy Pinnacle Complaints Rise

Having already spent around $3 billion on its DePuy Orthopaedics ASR hip implant recall, Johnson & Johnson is facing another potential debacle involving a metal-on-metal version of its Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. According to a report from Reuters, Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy unit already face some 1,600 metal-on-metal ...

FDA Metal-On-Metal Hip Replacement Investigation Is Flawed, Researchers Say

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) metal-on-metal hip replacement investigation is flawed, according to researchers.

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Hip Replacement, Knee Implant Patients with Diabetes, Other Health Problems May Face Difficult Recoveries

Patients receiving hip replacement devices or knee implants may face a more complicated recovery if they are obese, or suffer from diabetes or other health woes. According to a new study published online in the journal Anesthesiology, at least 3% of all total hip or knee replacement patients will ...

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Men taking multivitamins may be reducing risk of heart disease, cancer

As skepticism grows regarding the safety and validity of the entire dietary supplement market, a new study published recently in a leading medical journal shows that men who opt for one particular supplement, and the most popular, may actually stand … Continue reading

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FDA releases details of deaths linked to Monster energy drinks

The Food and Drug Administration recently released a report detailing the deaths of four people blamed on Monster energy drinks. That report also included details on one non-fatal heart attack allegedly caused by someone ingesting the popular energy drink just … Continue reading

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Monster energy drink deaths show regulation loopholes putting consumers at risk

Five deaths blamed on the popular Monster energy drink show severe lapses in government regulation of consumer product safety. According to a recent New York Times report, the Food and Drug Administration has ramped up its inquiry into the reported … Continue reading

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HHS finds many dietary supplements making illegal health benefits claims

A new federal review of the wide array of dietary supplements and products purported to boost a person’s immune system are often illegally labeled, making claims that a manufacturer can not back with scientific evidence. According to an Associated Press … Continue reading

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FDA Issues Warning Letters to Makers of DMAA Workout Boosters

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) just issued warning letters to the makers of DMAA workout boosters, challenging the marketing of DMAA dietary supplement products for lack of safety evidence. The FDA cited 10 companies that manufacture and distribute … Continue reading

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Nutrex Research Lipo 6X Recalled In Canada

< "http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/defective_drugs">Nutrex Research Lipo 6X, a dietary supplement promoted for weight loss and body building, has been recalled in Canada. According to a notice from Health Canada, Nutrex Research Lipo 6X has not been authorized for sale by the regulatory … Continue reading

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