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2012-07-19 23:00:27

According to court documents, on June 7th, 2012, Nic. Battle, individually and on behalf of more than a dozen others filed a lawsuit in Illinois Southern District Court (case no. 3:2012cv00694) alleging they were born with spina bifida and other birth defects caused by the use of Depakote during pregnancy. Depakote is a drug, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, most commonly prescribed for psychiatric conditions like manic depressive disorder (bipolar disorder) and to prevent migraine...

2012-07-09 23:02:41

The Consumer Justice Foundation, a for-profit corporation whose team of professional consumer advocates provides free online educational resources to the public concerning the potential dangers of using certain prescription medications, has a Web site whose URL can be found at http://www.depakotebirthinjury.com. The Consumer Justice Foundation hereby alerts the public of a Depakote birth defects lawsuit that was filed in Illinois against Abbott Laboratories, the manufacturer of Depakote that...

2012-05-25 23:00:52

According to court documents, on January 18th 2012, an Illinois woman, Rhealyn Alexander, filed a lawsuit in the Illinois Southern District Court (case no. 3:2012cv00052) alleging that her daughter was born with severe birth defects caused by her use of Depakote. Depakote, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, is a drug most commonly prescribed for psychiatric conditions like manic depressive disorder (bipolar disorder) and to prevent migraine headaches. In December 2010 and January 2011 more...

2012-05-22 18:35:01

Researchers from the University of Minnesota and Washington University in St. Louis have found folic acid fortification of grain products in the United States may have an impact on lowering some childhood cancers. The new research, published online today in the journal Pediatrics, shows fortification does not appear to be causing childhood cancer rates to increase, and also finds a notable decrease in two types of childhood cancer. This study was led by Amy Linabery, Ph.D., postdoctoral...

2012-04-23 21:05:26

Move could help prevent birth defects of the brain and spine among hispanic babies Serious birth defects of the brain and spine in America's babies, particularly those of Hispanic origin, could be reduced if the nation's corn masa flour products were fortified with the B vitamin folic acid, according to a new petition filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by a coalition of six organizations: Gruma Corporation Spina Bifida Association March of Dimes Foundation...


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