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2014-07-29 23:01:01

The manufacturer of the testosterone injection, Delatestryl, is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the company failed to warn about the risk of cardiovascular events, including blood clot, stroke, heart attack, and death. There have been global, mounting concerns about the risks of testosterone replacement drugs after regulators began investigating the issue; the safety reviews were prompted by two studies showing a higher risk of cardiovascular issues in men who use testosterone...

2014-05-20 23:15:43

NuvaRing injuries cited in report, including deadly blood clots, heart attacks and strokes, echo allegations contained in thousands of NuvaRing lawsuit filings. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The NuvaRing lawsuit attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC are pleased that a new investigative report recently aired by 3TV in Phoenix, Arizona, is bringing much needed attention to the potentially deadly side effects allegedly associated with the NuvaRing vaginal birth control ring. Among other...

2014-04-23 20:23:33

The realities of modern life can make people more susceptible to deep vein thrombosis, but the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis offers effective solutions LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to our sedentary modern lifestyle, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a growing issue. DVT - a condition in which a person suffers from a blood clot in leg - is much more likely to occur if you're sitting still for a long time. With so many people sitting in front of television and...

2014-01-31 23:32:38

Local neurosurgical practice in Morristown, NJ saves police officer who suffered a severe stroke from a blood clot in his brain stem Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Ronald Benitez, MD of Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) recently received a “Life Saving Award” from PBA Local 155 for saving Ramsey Police Officer Rich Falotico from a life-threatening stroke. The award ceremony took place at the Ramsey Country Club in late December. “The most rewarding part of my job is...

2013-11-14 23:25:40

A recently filed NuvaRing blood clot lawsuit brings attention to the alleged dangers and risks associated with the NuvaRing vaginal birth control device, including blood clots, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism, Alonso Krangle LLP reports. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 A NuvaRing blood clot lawsuit was filed by Alonso Krangle LLP on behalf of a 31-year-old NuvaRing user who allegedly suffered right leg deep vein thrombosis due to side effects of the birth control...

2013-07-24 23:00:22

A NuvaRing lawsuit recently filed by Alonso Krangle alleges that the plaintiff’s use of NuvaRing caused her to develop a severe blood clot condition known as deep vein thrombosis and that Organon failed to warn women about the risk of such serious side effects associated with NuvaRing use. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Alonso Krangle’s attorneys have recently filed a NuvaRing blood clot lawsuit against Organon, Merck and other companies on behalf of a woman from California. This...

2013-03-07 23:04:11

The Drug Resource Center is the premiere source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 The drug safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are alerting those who have taken the birth control Yaz or Yasmin of updated information on the site showing the drug maker Bayer has settled nearly 5,000 blood clot cases, and will continue to review new claims for settlement. “DrugRisk´s goal...

2012-03-19 11:59:33

Research will help understand body's response to superbugs How and when our blood clots is one of those incredibly complex and important processes in our body that we rarely think about. If your blood doesn't clot and you cut yourself, you could bleed to death, if your blood clots too much, you could be in line for a heart attack or stroke. Dr. Hans Vogel, a professor at the University of Calgary, has thought a lot about blot clotting and recently published research in the prestigious...

2011-11-28 22:50:14

In a nationwide study based on data from the in-patient register, researchers have studied the risk of a blood clot on the lung for patients with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and type 1 diabetes. The study showed that 31 of the 33 autoimmune diseases studied were associated with an increased risk of pulmonary embolism — a blood clot on the lung. Autoimmune diseases, in which the immune system attacks the body, are fairly common. Thyroid...

2011-05-06 14:40:31

Experts from medical and patient communities call on national policymakers in the Asia-Pacific region to take urgent action against preventable strokes that strike millions of people with atrial fibrillation (AF) each year Countries in the Asia-Pacific region carry a disproportionate share of the burden of stroke with millions of people affected; a burden that will grow as life expectancy rises. AF, the most common, sustained abnormal heart rhythm, increases the risk of stroke five-fold and...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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