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2012-07-19 23:00:27

According to court documents, on June 7th, 2012, Nic. Battle, individually and on behalf of more than a dozen others filed a lawsuit in Illinois Southern District Court (case no. 3:2012cv00694) alleging they were born with spina bifida and other birth defects caused by the use of Depakote during pregnancy. Depakote is a drug, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, most commonly prescribed for psychiatric conditions like manic depressive disorder (bipolar disorder) and to prevent migraine...

2012-07-09 23:02:41

The Consumer Justice Foundation, a for-profit corporation whose team of professional consumer advocates provides free online educational resources to the public concerning the potential dangers of using certain prescription medications, has a Web site whose URL can be found at http://www.depakotebirthinjury.com. The Consumer Justice Foundation hereby alerts the public of a Depakote birth defects lawsuit that was filed in Illinois against Abbott Laboratories, the manufacturer of Depakote that...

2012-05-25 23:00:52

According to court documents, on January 18th 2012, an Illinois woman, Rhealyn Alexander, filed a lawsuit in the Illinois Southern District Court (case no. 3:2012cv00052) alleging that her daughter was born with severe birth defects caused by her use of Depakote. Depakote, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, is a drug most commonly prescribed for psychiatric conditions like manic depressive disorder (bipolar disorder) and to prevent migraine headaches. In December 2010 and January 2011 more...

2012-05-17 23:04:25

The Consumer Justice Foundation, a for-profit corporation whose Web site URL can be found at http://www.depakotebirthinjury.com, is a team of professional consumer advocates who are driven to educate the public with regard to the potential dangers of using certain prescription medications. The CJF pursues this ideal by providing free online educational resources that detail these risks. The CJF further reports that Business Week has published an article stating that Abbott Laboratories, the...

2012-03-22 21:19:19

Drug manufacturer deviates from appropriate comparator therapy specified by the G-BA The drug retigabine (trade name: Trobalt®) was approved in March 2011 as add-on therapy for adults with epileptic seizures. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the "Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products” (AMNOG), the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) examined whether retigabine offers an added benefit compared with the present standard...

2012-03-13 23:34:00

Scientists have gained insight into why lithium salts are effective at treating bipolar disorder in what could lead to more targeted therapies with fewer side-effects. Bipolar disorder is characterised by alternating states of elevated mood, or mania, and depression. It affects between 1% and 3% of the general population. The extreme 'mood swings' in bipolar disorder have been strongly associated with disruptions in circadian rhythms — the 24-hourly rhythms controlled by our body...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.