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2014-04-18 23:07:51

The debate over the extent to which testosterone supplements may contribute to heart attack has medical experts weighing in with contradictory opinions on the issue. To understand the opposing views, and the background for recent testosterone lawsuits, LawyersandSettlments.com spoke with two of the leading voices in the debate—Dr. Abraham Morgantaler, Director of Men’s Health Boston, and Dr. Michael Carome, Public Citizen’s Director of the Health Research Group Boston, MA (PRWEB)...

2014-04-15 23:01:01

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is investigating the potential cardiovascular risks of testosterone therapies, according to a report in MedPage Today. In January, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) also began investigating these products; both agencies launched their reviews due to two studies linking testosterone drugs to a higher risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular issues. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated...

2014-04-14 23:12:02

National network of attorneys now offering no-cost consultations in connection with FDA's announcement that safety of testosterone treatments is under review. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/testosteronetreatments-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers who may be considering legal action over concerns about heart attacks and strokes from testosterone treatments as detailed in a recent Food...

2014-04-02 15:37:00

Discovery could lead to more effective therapies to prevent heart attacks Right now, options are limited for preventing heart attacks. However, the day may come when treatments target the heart attack gene, myeloid related protein-14 (MRP-14, also known as S100A9) and defang its ability to produce heart attack-inducing blood clots, a process referred to as thrombosis. Scientists at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center have reached a...

2014-04-01 15:15:55

To improve recovery for heart attack patients, hospitals should maintain normal day and night cycles for those patients during the first few days after the attack, say University of Guelph researchers. Their new study shows for the first time that interrupting diurnal rhythms impairs healing immediately after a heart attack, said Prof. Tami Martino of the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Researchers already knew that circadian rhythms, or day-night cycles, can affect timing of a heart...

2014-03-31 13:31:39

Results of the study could help the 715,000 Americans who suffer from heart attacks each year Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City have identified a biological process that may help physicians predict when someone with heart disease is likely to have a heart attack in the near future. A new study by the team has identified plasma levels of two markers – microRNA 122 and 126 – that appear to decline a few days before a person suffers a...

2014-03-31 13:24:14

Newly identified markers of inflammation have potential to contribute to better understanding of heart disease Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah, have discovered that elevated levels of two recently identified proteins in the body are inflammatory markers and indicators of the presence of cardiovascular disease. These newly identified markers of inflammation, GlycA and GlycB, have the potential to contribute to better understanding of the...

2014-03-31 00:21:42

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Torkzadeh Law Firm (TorkLaw) is currently investigating and accepting cases involving testosterone replacement therapy and any resulting cardiac event such as a heart attack, stroke, blood clots and even death. Testosterone lawsuits are being filed on behalf of victims and their families across the county. In January 2014, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it was investigating the safety of testosterone replacement drugs...

2014-03-29 23:00:49

Women in awful pain from a kidney stone passing through a ureter must not be rushed into a surgery or lithotripsy (ESWL), as these procedures are traumatic to the body, and a new study from the University of Alberta suggests that patients with a history of kidney stones may be at a higher risk of a heart attack and stroke. Fine Treatment notes Dr. Allen’s Device dissolves any type and size of kidney stones in a gentle and side-effects-free way. London, GB (PRWEB) March 29, 2014...

2014-03-24 23:28:48

National network of attorneys follows up on substantial number of consumer inquiries into no-cost consultations in connection with FDA announcement of review of testosterone treatments. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/testosteronetreatments-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national team of lawyers will now be available to file lawsuits over allegations of heart attacks and strokes from testosterone treatment as...