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2012-05-23 05:37:46

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — A new study shows that critically ill patients were more likely to die if they were taking commonly prescribed antidepressants before being admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The study was conducted by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Using a retrospective study, they analyzed the electronic medical records of 10,568 patients to look at in-hospital mortality and...

2012-05-22 18:29:16

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Boston, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, have found that critically ill patients were more likely to die if they were taking the most commonly prescribed antidepressants when they were admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The researchers conducted a retrospective study using the electronic medical records of 10,568 patients to look at in-hospital mortality and mortality a year after being admitted to...

2012-05-11 23:03:33

The Pradaxa Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on Pradaxa research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.Pradaxa-lawsuits.org. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 The Pradaxa Resource Center, a patient advocacy group, is alerting patients taking the atrial fibrillation drug Pradaxa of research showing the drug may have higher rates of death or serious internal bleeding than the traditional blood thinner Coumadin. Some victims of Pradaxa bleeding have...

2012-05-09 23:03:40

The Pradaxa Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on Pradaxa research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.Pradaxa-lawsuits.org Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 The Pradaxa Resource Center, a patient advocacy group, is alerting patients taking the atrial fibrillation drug Pradaxa that recent information has related the drug to serious or fatal internal bleeding, and several victims have already filed lawsuits for injury or death. If you have questions...

2012-05-08 23:01:29

According to court documents, on April 18th, 2012, the Accutane side effects lawsuit filed by Alton Herbert was transferred to the current Accutane Multi District Litigation (MDL 1626) in the Middle District of Florida. Herbert filed the lawsuit on January 12th, 2012, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (case no. ATL-L-5981-11-MT) claiming that, after taking the generic Accutane “Claravis”, he was diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's...

FDA Approves New Drug For Erectile Dysfunction
2012-04-28 04:43:19

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted on Friday to approve a new drug to treat erectile dysfunction (ED), various media outlets have reported. The medication, Stendra (genetic name: avanafil), is produced by California-based pharmaceutical company Vivus Inc. and is the first product from that company to receive FDA approval, according to Jennifer Corbett Dooren of the Wall Street Journal. Like Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra, Stendra is a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE-5) inhibitor...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.