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2013-12-10 23:02:10

The firm is actively filing Fosamax lawsuits on behalf of those who allegedly suffered femur fractures, necrosis of the jaw and other serious complications related to their use of the drug. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Drugmaker Merck announced on Dec. 9 that it has agreed to pay about $28 million to settle Fosamax lawsuits stemming from claims that the osteoporosis drug caused patients’ jaws to deteriorate, or even “die,” according to Reuters. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP notes that...

2013-12-04 23:02:58

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Vaniprevir (Hepatitis C Virus) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022. London (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Vaniprevir (Hepatitis C Virus) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 Summary Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that results in acute or chronic presentation. The disease is often asymptomatic, but infected patients may experience fatigue, joint pain, itchy skin or jaundice. There is no...

2013-12-02 23:03:56

Wellframe, a Boston-based company that combines mobile devices and artificial intelligence to amplify therapeutic relationships in order to engage patients in personalized care plans, today announced that the organization has been selected as a semi-finalist for the Merck | Heritage Provider Network Innovation Challenge. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Wellframe, a Boston-based company that combines mobile devices and artificial intelligence to amplify therapeutic relationships in...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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