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2012-04-19 23:00:52

The US Drug Watchdog Says, "Because only about 3,400 of the 40,000 recalled DePuy ASR hip implant recipients have been identified by the federal court in Ohio so far, we are urging anyone who had a hip implant surgery involving the recalled DePuy ASR to get identified now, before time to get identified actually runs out." The DePuy ASR hip implant was recalled in August of 2010, because of a high failure rate. The group says, "It has already been very well documented that there is an...

2012-04-11 23:00:09

US Drug Watchdog says, "Because no one, who has ever gone through a hip implant replacement surgery, also known as a revision surgery ever wants to do it again, we are strongly urging family members, or loved ones of anyone receiving a hip implant from 2005, until the summer of 2010 to ask if it was a metal-on-metal DePuy ASR hip implant. We fear the typical metal-on-metal hip implant recipient may not want to complain, even if they are in horrible pain." The group says, "At this moment only...

2012-03-17 23:01:45

The US Drug Watchdog Says, "Because only about 3,300 of the 40,000 recalled DePuy ASR hip implant recipients have been identified by the federal court in Ohio so far, we are urging anyone who had a hip implant surgery involving the recalled DePuy ASR to get identified now, before time to get identified actually runs out." The DePuy ASR hip implant was recalled in August of 2010, because of a high failure rate. The group says, "It has already been very well documented that there is an...

2011-05-19 06:00:00

SEATTLE, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced that it is advancing two of its product candidates from its PharmacoSurgery(TM) platform - OMS103HP for arthroscopic meniscectomy and OMS302 for intra-ocular lens replacement surgery - into Phase 3 clinical development programs. Both of these product candidates are added to standard irrigation solutions and delivered intra-operatively to the operative site throughout the surgical procedure to...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.