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2014-09-16 23:11:20

Expert dermatologist Dr. Mitchel Goldman of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology discusses the importance of only using FDA approved dermal fillers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 A recent article discusses the dangers of an injectable substance used as a dermal filler, “Expression”, which has not been approved for cosmetic use. “Expression” was originally put on the market to be used as an intra-nasal splint following rhinoplasty, and was never approved by the FDA for use as a...

2014-08-14 12:27:38

Over Three-Quarters of Physicians View Ophthotech's Fovista as an Emerging Therapy with High Potential Value for Wet AMD, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that physician-reported patient shares for Regeneron's Eylea, as well as the other major anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents Genentech/Roche's Avastin and Genentech/Roche's Lucentis, have now stabilized among wet age-related...

2014-06-10 23:03:31

The GlaxoSmithKline settlement involves the District of Columbia and 44 states over the marketing of Advair, Paxil, and Wellbutrin. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm representing the victims of defective drugs is commenting on a recent settlement by drug maker, GlaxoSmithKline, over allegations involving the way in which Advair, Paxil, and Wellbutrin were marketed and how the drugs were promoted for off-label uses. According to a The...

2014-04-24 23:16:34

National network of attorneys will continue to offer complimentary consultations to consumers of all ages who may be seeking compensation over allegations of gynecomastia and other side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/risperdal.html Resource4thePeople announced today that it is encouraged by the overwhelming response to its offer of free consultations to consumers over allegations that the antipsychotic medication Risperdal...

2014-04-21 16:25:13

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) announces a $190 Million settlement, subject to court approval, with Pfizer, Inc. and Warner-Lambert Co. ("Defendants") in In re Neurontin Antitrust Litigation, No. 02-1390, pending in the District of New Jersey. Kaplan Fox serves as one of two co-lead counsel representing a class of direct purchasers of Neurontin from Defendants between December 11, 2002 and August 31, 2008 and who...

2014-04-08 23:32:37

No-cost consultations from a national network of attorneys are now available to consumers of all ages who may be seeking compensation over allegations of gynecomastia, other side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/risperdal.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys has expanded its free legal consultations over allegations that the antipsychotic medication Risperdal may cause a breast-growth...

2014-03-20 23:29:36

National network of attorneys initiates offer of no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation for allegations of gynecomastia, other side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/risperdal.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys is now investigating claims over allegations that the antipsychotic medication Risperdal may cause a breast-growth condition known as gynecomastia or other side...

2013-09-30 23:02:42

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports it has notified health professionals about a new Black Box warning for Pfizer Inc.'s intravenous antibacterial drug Tygacil (tigecycline). The FDA says the warning ramp-up is based on additional analysis the regulator conducted on the drug that reveals it is causing an increased mortality rate among users, Parker Waichman LLP cautions. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to...

2013-07-05 23:00:52

Parker Waichman LLP is concerned that the public has not been properly educated about the clinically proven potential side effects that could result from Medtronic’s Infuse bone graft product. At the same time, the product continues to be used in ways for which it wasn’t approved, which only heightens the risks of side effects for patients undergoing these procedures. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights...


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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