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2013-10-02 12:05:01

Community health officers (health workers who are not trained midwives) can safely give injections of the drug oxytocin to prevent severe bleeding after delivery (postpartum hemorrhage) when attending home births in rural areas of Ghana, according to a study by US and Ghanaian researchers in this week's PLOS Medicine. The researchers, led by Cynthia Stanton from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the US, also found that oxytocin injections halved the risk of postpartum...

2013-09-25 23:01:16

The next Pradaxa multidistrict litigation status conference is scheduled for Oct. 8; also, the Court has named a mediator to help settle discovery disputes, reports Parker Waichman LLP, which continues to evaluate potential lawsuits on behalf of those suffering from life-threatening bleeding injuries allegedly caused by Pradaxa. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs,...

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...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.