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2011-09-06 22:06:06

The risk of miscarriage is 2.4 times greater for women who took any type and dosage of nonaspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in early pregnancy, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj110454.pdf. Nonaspirin NSAIDs are a class of drugs that include naproxen, ibuprofen, diclofenac, and celecoxib, and are one of the most common medications used during pregnancy. However, there are...

2011-08-13 00:00:32

Propecia, Prosca found to cause long-term sexual, mental and physical side effects, Study warns Alton, IL (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 Simmons Browder Gianaris Angelides & Barnerd LLC is currently investigating claims that Propecia, a drug manufactured by Merck to treat baldness in men, can have debilitating sexual side effects. Propecia, and its parent drug Proscar, are the trademark versions of finasteride, a synthetic antiandrogen that limits the production of enzymes believed to...

2011-07-23 00:00:42

On July 21, 2011, Bernstein Liebhard LLP partner Jeffrey S. Grand was appointed Co-Liaison Counsel in In re Pelvic Mesh Litigation. The transvaginal mesh cases have been centralized in New Jersey state court and assigned to the Honorable Carol E. Higbee. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 Bernstein Liebhard LLP is pleased to announce that partner Jeffrey S. Grand has been named Co-Liaison Counsel in In re Pelvic Mesh Litigation, by the Honorable Carol E. Higbee of the Superior Court of New...

2011-07-13 13:32:46

According to new study in the American Journal of Medicine A study published in the July issue of The American Journal of Medicine, reports that among hypertensive patients with coronary artery disease, chronic self-reported use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) was associated with an increased risk of adverse events during long-term follow-up. Long-term NSAIDs use is common for treatment of chronic pain. Researchers from the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, College of...

2011-05-11 12:52:06

Analysis: Opening up data at the European Medicines Agency Medicines regulators are protecting drug company profits rather than the lives and welfare of patients by withholding unpublished trial data, argue researchers on bmj.com today. They call for full access to full trial reports (published and unpublished) to allow the true benefits and harms of treatments to be independently assessed by the scientific community. Despite the existence of hundreds of thousands of clinical trials, doctors...

2011-05-11 07:35:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Even short-term use of some painkillers could be dangerous for people who've had a heart attack. Researchers analyzed the duration of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treatment and cardiovascular risk in a nationwide Danish cohort of patients with prior heart attack. They found the use of NSAIDs was associated with a 45 percent increased risk of death or recurrent heart attack within as little as one week of treatment, and a 55 percent...

2011-05-10 13:20:54

Even short-term use of some painkillers could be dangerous for people who've had a heart attack, according to research published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers analyzed the duration of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treatment and cardiovascular risk in a nationwide Danish cohort of patients with prior heart attack. They found the use of NSAIDs was associated with a 45 percent increased risk of death or recurrent heart attack...

2011-02-23 13:31:31

Analysis highlights cardiovascular risk of fluid retention New research shows that medications which have raised safety concerns over heart attack and stroke risks may not have gotten approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) if the cardiovascular effects of fluid retention had been better understood. Fluid retention may explain the increased risk of heart attacks and strokes of medications such as Vioxx®, Bextra®, and...

2011-01-28 11:40:00

DENVER, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., one of the nation's leading plaintiff litigation law firms, is delighted to announce that shareholder, Seth. A. Katz, has been appointed by the Hon. David A. Katz to serve as a member of the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the multidistrict litigation against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. over the alleged failure of its ASR XL Acetabular Hip System. In August 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a subsidiary of...

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2011-01-12 09:25:00

A new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on Wednesday warns that taking specific types of pain relievers could increase a person's risk of suffering a stroke or other heart-related ailment. In the study, researchers from the University of Bern in Switzerland and the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products (Swissmedic) studied the effects of seven types of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and new generation anti-inflammatory drugs (COX-2 inhibitors)--naproxen,...


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