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2013-09-17 23:27:05

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The prescription drug resource center at DrugNews.net is announcing updated information on the site for patients taking the blood thinner Pradaxa. A newly-released study shows patients with mechanical heart valves may face higher risks of stroke, bleeding and heart attacks*. DrugNews was...

2013-09-14 23:04:24

The latest study involving patients with mechanical heart valves was halted because of high number of bleeding incidents. National network of attorneys continues to offer free legal consultations as number of consolidated federal lawsuits climbs over allegations of serious internal bleeding problems from Pradaxa patients. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/pradaxa-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for...

2013-09-12 23:02:35

The Firm is evaluating Pradaxa side effect lawsuits on behalf of individuals who have suffered episodes of life-threatening internal bleeding, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Pradaxa lawsuits (http://www.pradaxalawsuithelp.com/) filed on behalf of patients who suffered serious and life-threatening episodes of internal bleeding while taking the blood thinner are moving forward in the federal multidistrict litigation now underway in...

2013-09-11 07:57:10

Asian/Pacific Islander patients were more likely and Hispanic patients less likely to die of a subarachnoid hemorrhage Race or ethnicity can be a significant clue in the United States as to who will survive a kind of stroke known as a subarachnoid hemorrhage and who will be discharged to institutional care, a new study has found. Compared to Caucasians, Asian/Pacific Islander patients were more likely and Hispanic patients less likely to die of a subarachnoid hemorrhage, or SAH, while...

2013-09-10 11:03:53

Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is one of the most devastating cerebrovascular catastrophes causing death in 40 to 50% of the cases. The most common cause of SAH is a rupture of an intracranial aneurysm. If the aneurysm is found, it can be treated before the possible rupture. However, some intracranial aneurysms will never rupture – the problem is that the doctors don't know which aneurysms will and which will not. So, they don't know which patients should be treated and who can safely be...

2013-09-08 23:01:39

The Firm is currently investigating Pradaxa bleeding claims on behalf of patients who suffered life-threatening internal hemorrhaging, allegedly due to Pradaxa. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 As Pradaxa lawsuit (http://www.pradaxalawsuithelp.com/) claims continue to move forward in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a newly-published study has reported that Pradaxa is no safer or effective than warfarin when used to treat people with mechanical...

2013-09-02 23:03:05

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is currently offering free Pradaxa lawsuit evaluations to anyone who may have suffered the life-threatening internal bleeding side effects allegedly associated with the blood thinner. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes an upcoming status conference in the federal Pradaxa lawsuit (http://www.pradaxalawsuithelp.com/) litigation currently underway in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois. The next Case Management...

2013-09-02 19:16:00

A new finding could lead to novel treatments to reduce bleeding in trauma and severe infections. The research, from Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientists Lijun Xia, M.D., Ph.D., Jianxin Fu, M.D., Ph.D., and Brett Herzog, Ph.D., appears in the most recent issue of the journal Nature. One way the immune system keeps a body healthy is through immune surveillance. Lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, constantly exit the bloodstream and "check in" at the lymph nodes to learn...

2013-08-30 23:19:21

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. This 2013, The Foundation will award over $200,000 in grants to ten individuals conducting scientific research directed at early detection, improved treatment modalities, and technological advances that will ultimately improve outcomes for patients with brain aneurysms. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. This...

2013-08-28 10:46:43

Fifteen years ago, a hematologist came to Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., with a puzzle: Multiple generations of an East Texas family suffered from a moderately severe bleeding disorder, but it wasn’t hemophilia. “No surgeon would do elective surgery because they bled too much after surgery,” said Milewicz, professor and director of the Division of Medical Genetics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). “So we collected DNA and plasma from the family...


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