Latest Bleeding Stories

2013-03-28 23:04:10

The Firm is currently investigating Pradaxa lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered life-threatening internal bleeding, allegedly due to Pradaxa side effects. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 As Pradaxa lawsuits continue to mount, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study presented last week at the American College of Cardiology has raised questions about the effectiveness of new-generation blood thinners, including Pradaxa. The study, which aggregated data from three...

2013-03-13 15:21:24

Rate of brain hemorrhage in stroke patients given tPA isn't meaningfully higher Millions of Americans take aspirin or other drugs every day to reduce their risk of heart attacks or other problems caused by blood clots. But when one of them suffers a stroke caused by a clot in their brain, some emergency teams might hesitate to give a powerful clot-busting medication called tPA -- for fear that the combination of drugs might cause dangerous brain bleeding. Now, a University of...

2013-03-12 23:03:46

The DrugRisk Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 The drug safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are alerting those patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa of new information on the site showing the manufacturer, Boehringer Ingelheim, is testing an antidote for internal bleeding, as the number of bleeding injury claims has risen substantially...

2013-03-12 23:01:57

Recently, the law firm of d´Oliveira & Associates, has announced a “No Win, No Fee Promise” to any clients that have suffered any of the side effects of Xarelto and may be entitled to compensation. (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Xarelto is an anticoagulant that is manufactured by the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Approved by The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in just 2011, the drug was intended to act as a blood thinner to help prevent blood...

2013-03-06 10:36:06

Research suggests that there may be a better way of measuring blood loss due to trauma than the current method, finds an article in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care. The study shows that base deficit (BD) is a better indicator of hypovolemic shock than the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) classification, which uses a combination of heart rate, systolic blood pressure and the Glasgow Coma Scale. Using data from the TraumaRegister DGU® 16,305 patients injured between...

2013-02-12 10:23:42

But prompt identification and outcomes can improve outcomes Strokes that occur during or shortly after surgery can be devastating, resulting in longer hospital stays and increased risks of death or long-term disability. But prompt identification and treatment of such strokes can improve neurologic outcomes, according to an article in the journal Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics by Loyola University Medical Center stroke specialists Sarkis Morales-Vidal, MD and Michael Schneck, MD....

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'