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Excedrin Recall Forces Migraine Patients To Pay Up Or Switch
2012-07-15 05:50:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Six months after Excedrin was pulled from store shelves as part of a recall, migraine patients face a difficult dilemma -- try to find an alternative and nearly-as-effective method of treatment, or pay exorbitant prices online for a product that they know can help alleviate the pain caused by their severe headaches. According to Kim Carollo of ABC News, Excedrin was pulled on January 8 -- along with the stimulant No-Doz, the oral...

2012-07-06 23:01:37

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Arizona woman who took Plavix (clopidogrel) and suffered from two gastrointestinal hemorrhages. The lawsuit claims that the blood thinner caused the bleeding, along with other serious and permanent injuries. (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed a lawsuit alleging the use of Plavix caused gastrointestinal hemorrhaging in one...

2012-06-25 21:07:35

Many patients with type 2 diabetes may be aspirin resistant. That means the standard aspirin dose may not protect them against blood clots that cause heart attacks and strokes among diabetics, a new clinical study finds. The results will be presented Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "This result adds to our understanding of the prevalence of this problem, which varies considerably among studies," said lead author Subhashini Yaturu, M.D., section chief of...

2012-06-15 23:03:13

Parker Waichman LLP has filed three lawsuits on behalf of the estates of victims who suffered fatal gastrointestinal and/or cerebral hemorrhaging allegedly due to the blood thinner, Plavix. (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed lawsuits alleging Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis´ Plavix caused the wrongful deaths of three patients. The suits were filed on May 30th in the...

2012-06-11 11:41:23

Aspirin taken for five days before a heart operation can halve the numbers of patients developing post-operative acute kidney failure, according to research presented at the European Anaesthesiology Congress in Paris today (Sunday). Professor Jianzhong Sun (MD, PhD), professor and attending anesthesiologist at Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, USA), told the meeting that in a study of 3,219 patients, pre-operative aspirin therapy was associated with a...

2012-06-04 17:45:45

New evidence to support a range of healthy behaviors reported in the American Journal of Medicine Five new studies provide evidence to support simple steps we can take to prevent illness and improve our overall health. In the June issue of The American Journal of Medicine, researchers report on fish consumption to reduce the risk of colon cancer; the effectiveness of hypnotherapy and acupuncture for smoking cessation; regular teeth cleaning to improve cardiovascular health; the...