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2014-08-05 12:06:50

Boston University Medical Center Study compared warning and withdrawal rates for drugs released before and after the drug industry increased funding to the FDA to expedite drug approvals What's safer: a newly approved drug or one that has been on the market much longer? Newer drugs have a one in three chance of acquiring a black box warning or being withdrawn for safety reasons within 25 years of their approval, according to a new study by researchers from Cambridge Health Alliance...

2014-03-10 23:02:01

Testosterone Lawsuit Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC Agree That Drugs Like AndroGel Should Carry Stronger Warnings Regarding Their Potential Association With Heart Attacks, Strokes and Other Cardiovascular Problems. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 As Testosterone lawsuits move forward, Wright & Schulte LLC notes that Public Citizen, a leading consumer advocacy organization, has petitioned federal regulators to mandate that testosterone drugs carry strong warnings regarding...

2014-02-26 23:35:02

Public Citizen’s Call for Testosterone Heart Attack Warnings Follows Launch of FDA Investigation into Low T Heart Risks, Filing of Several AndroGel Lawsuits. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Alonso Krangle LLP, an experienced law firm investigating testosterone treatment lawsuits involving AndroGel and other prescription low testosterone, or Low T, therapies, commends the consumer advocacy group, Public Citizen, on its petition calling for new heart attack warnings on this class...

2014-02-25 20:21:56

Public's concern and awareness of serious health risks associated with testosterone drugs continues to grow. ALTON, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer advocacy group, Public Citizen, has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide a "bold warning label" on testosterone drugs for men, in reaction to mounting evidence that testosterone can increase the risk of serious cardiovascular health issues. (Logo:...

2013-05-30 23:21:52

Public interest and consumer groups speak out against NABP bid to administer the generic top level domain name .Pharmacy (dot pharmacy) in an effort to protect online access to affordable medication. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Consumer watchdog and activist groups, Public Citizen, Demand Progress, and RxRights.org have joined a chorus of others opposing a bid by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) to control the registry of a proposed new Internet domain ending...

2011-09-13 09:00:00

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of various prescription drugs, applauds and supports the petition of consumer advocate organization Public Citizen, asking the FDA to require greater âœpharmacovigilanceâ from generic drug manufacturers. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 RLG has obtained a copy of a âœcitizen petitionâ dated August 29, 2011,...

2009-10-06 13:24:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saying that climate change must be considered when new coal plants and other facilities are approved, Public Citizen today sued the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in the Travis County District Court to require the commission to regulate global warming gases. This case seeks to extend to Texas law the precedent set by the U.S. Supreme Court in Massachusetts v. EPA, which held that carbon dioxide is a pollutant under the...

2009-09-29 14:35:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called on Congressional Democrats to support a robust public option and rate regulation as a part of any health insurance reform. Speaking at a news conference with independent filmmaker Michael Moore, hosted by Public Citizen, Consumer Watchdog's John M. Simpson said that any plan that would require people to buy health insurance without guarantees to make it affordable would be unconscionable. "These Blue Dog...


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