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2012-08-29 07:53:39

The findings were presented by Dr Jolanta Siller-Matula from Medical University of Vienna Standard antiplatelet treatment in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) consists of a dual antiplatelet therapy with aspirin and an ADP receptor inhibitor such as clopidogrel. But measurements of platelet aggregation in clopidogrel treated patients indicate that one patient in four is a non-responder to the drug. Such non-responsiveness is attributed to clopidogrel's...

2012-08-29 07:27:28

Lifelong anticoagulation is necessary for the prevention of stroke in patients with rhythm disturbances and with mechanical valves. Patients who have a coronary stent implanted also need the antiplatelet drugs aspirin and clopidogrel to prevent the rare but lethal complication of stent thrombosis. For patients taking oral anticoagulant drugs (for atrial fibrillation or mechanical valve) who also have to undergo coronary stenting, the optimal antithrombotic treatment is still unknown, even...

2012-08-20 23:01:48

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a man who experienced hemorrhaging, allegedly due to the use of Plavix (clopidogrel). The lawsuit alleges that Plavix caused the bleeding and claims that the Defendants failed to fully inform users about the risks of taking the blood-thinning medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed a lawsuit against...

Serious Illness And Death Found In Children Who Were Given Codeine
2012-08-16 13:12:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently stated that a few children who were given codeine, a pain reliever, after surgery may have developed serious breathing problems that lead to death. The FDA first learned about the issue from perusing articles in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2009 as well as the journal Pediatrics in 2012. According to My Health News Daily, the FDA stated that it would begin reviewing...

2012-07-30 23:00:48

Addiction medicine expert Dr. A.R. Mohammad seeing spike in heroin abuse on the heels of Oxycontin formula modification Malibu, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Malibu Horizon, a drug rehab center near Los Angeles, recognized by many as one of the top drug and alcohol rehab treatment centers in California, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced today that he and his team...

2012-07-06 23:01:37

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Arizona woman who took Plavix (clopidogrel) and suffered from two gastrointestinal hemorrhages. The lawsuit claims that the blood thinner caused the bleeding, along with other serious and permanent injuries. (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed a lawsuit alleging the use of Plavix caused gastrointestinal hemorrhaging in one...

2012-06-15 23:03:13

Parker Waichman LLP has filed three lawsuits on behalf of the estates of victims who suffered fatal gastrointestinal and/or cerebral hemorrhaging allegedly due to the blood thinner, Plavix. (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed lawsuits alleging Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis´ Plavix caused the wrongful deaths of three patients. The suits were filed on May 30th in the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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