Latest Adverse effect Stories

Prescription Drugs And Grapefruit Can Be Bad Medicine
2012-11-27 05:21:17

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that, while there is a rise in the number of prescription drugs that result in negative effects due to interactions with grapefruit, few physicians are aware of these consequences. The article was completed by a group of researchers who discovered the interactions among grapefruit and prescription drugs over 20 years ago. By summarizing the evidence...

Dietary Supplements Have Adverse Effects
2012-10-24 21:17:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers reported in the International Journal of Clinical Practice that a number of herbs and dietary supplements can cause harmful drug interactions. The researchers examined 54 review articles and 31 original studies and found that the greatest harmful problems were caused by interactions between prescribed drugs and herbs and dietary supplements (HDS) that included ingredients like St. John's Wort, magnesium, calcium, iron...

2012-10-15 16:04:15

Children who undergo brain radiation therapy run a significant risk of suffering from permanent neurocognitive adverse effects. These adverse effects are due to the fact that the radiation often encounters healthy tissue. This reduces the formation of new cells, particularly in the hippocampus — the part of the brain involved in memory and learning. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy have used a model study to test newer radiation therapy techniques...

2012-09-29 23:03:26

The defective drug lawyers at Flood Law Group are announcing that they are now offering free case reviews for individuals who have suffered adverse effects of Pradaxa® and their families. (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 According to Flood Law Group, LLP, people who are treated with Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) and who suffer internal bleeding, heart attack and/or other serious complications, may be eligible to seek compensation by filing a Pradaxa® lawsuit. Families of individuals...

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