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2012-09-13 23:25:40

Drugs prescribed to treat anxiety, depression and insomnia may increase patients' risk of being involved in motor vehicle accidents, according to a recent study, published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Based on the findings, the researchers suggested doctors should consider advising patients not to drive while taking these drugs. Psychotropic drugs affect the way the brain functions and can impair a driver's ability to control their vehicle. Research on the links between...

2012-09-06 23:00:43

According to court documents, on May 21st, 2012, California woman Hannah R. Scroggins filed a lawsuit in California Northern District Court (case no. 3:2012cv02615) alleging she suffered serious, including inflammatory bowel disease, after taking Accutane. Accutane (isotretinoin), a popular acne medication, was introduced in 1982 and in 2009 as the number of lawsuits against Hoffman-LaRoche kept increasing the drug was pulled from the US market. Now, AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on...

2012-09-05 23:03:54

ReportsnReports.com adds new market research report “PCR 2012: Market Needs, Emerging Developments and Future Use” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 This study involved the participation of more than 600 experienced PCR users and decision-makers in 75 countries. It investigated PCR methods, companies and products, their strengths and weaknesses, current and future annual budgets, budget breakdown, consumables, challenges, innovation, biomarkers, bioinformatics...

2012-08-09 23:00:52

As Bloomberg reported on June 30th 2012, a New Jersey jury ruled that Hoffman-LaRoche must pay $18 million in damages to two former Accutane users, Kathleen Rossitto and Riley Wilkinson (case no. ATL-l-7481-10-MT and ATL-L-1311-08-MT). Accutane (isotretinoin), manufactured by Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc., is a popular acne medication introduced in 1982. In 2009, as the number of lawsuits against Hoffman-LaRoche kept increasing, Accutane was pulled from the US market. Now, AttorneyOne.com, a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.