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Geodon the antipsychotic drug can Cause Deadly Skin Reaction

Geodon can Cause Deadly Skin Reaction, FDA Warns

The FDA has required a new warning label for the antipsychotic drug Geodon (ziprasidone) to include the risk of a potentially fatal skin reaction.

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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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J.J. Fuds, Inc. Pet Food Recalled - Listeria Contamination

J.J. Fuds, Inc. Pet Food Recalled Over Potential Listeria Contamination

J.J. Fuds, has recalled a specific lot of its J.J. Fuds Chicken Tender Chunks Pet Food over potential contamination with the dangerous, Listeria monocytogenes pathogen.

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Western Pennsylvania Familes File Suit Over Alleged Fracking Pollution

Three families in western Pennsylvania believe a leading hydraulic fracturing (fracking) company and two water testing labs are conspiring to produce false results that show natural gas drilling is not contaminating their private water wells.

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EMA Seeks Stronger Pradaxa Guidance for Bleeding Side Effects

Regulators in Europe have again asked Boehringer Ingelheim, the manufacturer of the blood thinner Pradaxa, to update the drug’s label with additional information regarding Pradaxa bleeding side effects. According to the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the new guidance should include more specific information on when Pradaxa must not be used, ...

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U.K. Regulators Issue Additional Guidance for Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Recipients

Regulators in the U.K. are once again issuing advice to doctors and other healthcare professionals involved in the follow-up of patients with metal-on-metal hip replacement devices. In an alert issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), guidance is provided for four groups of metal-on-metal hip implant ...

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Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?

Do Vitamin Drinks Pose Health Risks?

Scientists are concerned vitamin drinks are contributing to levels of vitamins and other nutrients that are not only unnecessary, but potentially harmful.

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Bronx Teenager Killed in Hit-and-Run, Second Teen Injured

A Port Jefferson Station man was killed on Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash on the Northern State Pkwy in Dix Hills west of Exit 42. He was driving a Nissan Altima.

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Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Division to End Sales of Gynecare Prolift, Three Other Transvaginal Mesh Devices

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Inc. division revealed yesterday that it will end sales of its Gynecare Prolift device and three other transvaginal mesh products. The plan to stop selling the four products was set forth in a letter filed by the company in the Ethicon transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation ...

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Singapore residents get medical coverage for defective DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implants

At least 100 people living in Singapore have been implanted with the defective DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant and seven people already have been forced to endure surgeries to remove the devices. According to a report from The Straits Times, … Continue reading

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DePuy ASR Hip Implant Lawsuit Plaintiffs Want to Depose New CEO

Plaintiffs are seeking to depose the new DePuy CEO in a DePuy ASR hip implant lawsuit. DePuy is a unit of health care giant, Johnson & Johnson and has been embroiled in a variety of lawsuits over its defective hip … Continue reading

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First Settlement Reported in DePuy ASR Hip Implant Lawsuit

The first DePuy ASR hip implant lawsuit scheduled to go to trial in Nevada state court has been settled.  According to a report from Mass Device, the lawsuit, which was filed by three recipients of the metal-on-metal DePuy ASR hip … Continue reading

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Dates Set for First DePuy ASR Hip Implant Bellwether Trials

The first four bellwether trials involving claims against the DePuy Orthopaedics ASR metal-on-metal hip implants are set to begin sometime next year. According to a report from MassDevice.com, U.S. District Judge David Katz has ordered both sides of the massive … Continue reading

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

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

DePuy Orthopaedics continues to face a mounting number of legal claims over its recalled ASR hip replacement devices.  Most recently, a DePuy ASR hip implant lawsuit was filed by a man who allegedly suffered severe complications shortly after he received … Continue reading

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DePuy ASR Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Recipient Ready to Give FDA an Earful

A Pennsylvania man who was fitted with two defective ASR hip replacement devices made by DePuy Orthopaedics is preparing to travel to Washington, D.C. next month. According to a report from the Allentown Morning Call, Steve Lorenz is among the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Lawsuits over DePuy ASR Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Continue to Mount

DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, continue to be hit with lawsuits over recalled metal-on-metal DePuy ASR hip implants. Just yesterday, the national law firm of Parker Waichman LLP announced it had filed yet another DePuy ASR hip … Continue reading

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1,000+ Australians Join DePuy ASR Hip Implant Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit filed in Australia over DePuy Orthopaedics’ recalled metal-on-metal ASR Hip Implants has signed up more than 1,000 plaintiffs. The attorneys representing the Australian ASR Hip Implant lawsuit plaintiffs recently told The Courier-Mail that damages in the … Continue reading

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National Law Firm Files Suit on Behalf of Two DePuy ASR Hip Implant Recipients

Two more people who’ve suffered serious injuries blamed on the defective and recalled DePuy Orthopaedics ASR hip implant are the latest to join a growing federal class-action lawsuit against the medical device firm and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson. … Continue reading

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