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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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E-cigarettes Could Increase Risk of Lung Infections

E-cigarettes Could Increase Risk of Lung Infections

New research suggests the liquid used in electronic cigarettes could increase the risk of viral lung infections, regardless of whether it contains nicotine.

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Smokers More Vulnerable to Joint Replacement Failures

People who smoke cigarettes before and after receiving a total joint replacement, such as a hip replacement device or knee implant, are far more likely to endure revision surgeries on those implants than people who don’t smoke.

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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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National Law Firms Calls for More FDA Action on Actos Bladder Cancer Threat

A national law firm is not satisfied with the way the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has handled warnings regarding Actos (pioglitazone) bladder cancer risks. In a statement published today, Parker Waichman LLP called on the FDA to compel Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the type 2 diabetes drug, ...

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New York Property Owners Challenge Binghamton Fracking Ban

According to a Reuters report, the landowners believe the Binghamton, N.Y., city council and Mayor acted against proper protocol when voting to ban fracking drilling the the city. Instead, they feel the city should have consulted with the Broome County Planning Commission before approving the ban.

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Trial over Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Begins in California

Pelvic mesh devices have become the subject of safety concerns in recent years amidst reports that they can cause serious, sometimes permanent injuries.

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FDA Advisors Set to Examine Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Safety Concerns

Thousands of people with metal-on-metal hip implant devices could soon get some answers from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) about the dangers they face. Tomorrow, the agency will convene a panel of outside medical experts to examine the safety record of metal-on-metal hip replacements, and recommend the ...

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Medtronic Plans Layoffs, as Infuse Bone Graft Controversy Continues to Weigh on Spinal Business

Medtronic’s spinal division continues to take a huge hit thanks to the controversy surrounding its Infuse Bone Graft product. According to a report from MassDevice.com, the company’s latest earnings report stated that the division saw Infuse sales decline 26% in the first quarter of 2012, and now Medtronic is talking ...

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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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Test Confirms Sources of Salmonella-Tainted Cantaloupe

Although believed to be linked to a farm in Owensville, Indiana, a test just confirmed that the source of the ongoing Salmonella cantaloupe outbreak is Chamberlain Farms A DNA test confirmed the link that sickened people in a 22-state outbreak … Continue reading

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40 Sickened by Salmonella Ground Beef, CDC Says

Illnesses in an ongoing Salmonella outbreak has grown to 40, say the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cargill Meat Solutions of Wyalusing, Pennsylvania produced the tainted beef linked to the Salmonella outbreak. According to MeatPoultry.com, the number … Continue reading

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Egg Farm Warned About Salmonella Danger Ahead of Massive Outbreak

An egg farm linked to a deadly outbreak of Salmonella in 2010 had been warned about dangers of sick hens months before the massive outbreak. Salmonella is a dangerous, sometimes deadly, food borne infection. A scientist at Iowa State University … Continue reading

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Another Hatchery Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Another hatchery has been linked to Salmonella outbreaks caused by live chickens. Yesterday, we wrote that an eight-year Salmonella Montevideo outbreak and related investigation was finally linked to one unnamed West Coast U.S. hatchery. Two other hatcheries were implicated in … Continue reading

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8-Year Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Mail Order Hatchery

The mystery behind a long-running, eight-year Salmonella outbreak has been linked to a mail order hatchery. This, following years of tests, tracebacks, and interviews. The outbreak, said MSNBC, sickened 316 people in 43 states between 2004 and 2011. The strain, … Continue reading

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Tempeh Starter Recalled, Linked To Salmonella Outbreak

Tempeh starter is being recalled and has been linked to an ongoing Salmonella outbreak. The three-month tempeh Salmonella outbreak has reportedly sickened more than 90 people, said MSNBC, and has been linked to a recall by Smiling Hara of Asheville, … Continue reading

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Tuna Strips Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Tuna strips are being recalled for possible Salmonella poisoning. The recalled tuna stripes are part of the larger, ongoing tuna scrape recall that has sickened at least 200 people nationwide, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced. Moon Fishery … Continue reading

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