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2012-10-25 04:00:15

U.S. Federal District Judge Rodney W. Sippel, Who is Overseeing Hundreds of NuvaRing Injury Lawsuits, Has Announced that the First Trial in the NuvaRing Litigation Will Begin on May 6, 2013. Melville, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 The NuvaRing birth defect lawyers at Alonso Krangle LLP, a national law firm focused on fighting for the rights of serious personal injury victims, report that the federal litigation established for NuvaRing side effect lawsuits is moving forward. U.S. District...

2012-10-22 22:42:10

Fainting after recent air travel could be a sign of pulmonary embolism (PE), a potentially fatal blockage in the lungs. Syncope or fainting is an uncommon symptom of pulmonary embolism; however, new research presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), found that fainting associated with recent air travel may be a key indicator for PE diagnosis. Fainting as a precursor to PE diagnosis was also associated with a saddle embolism, a larger and...

2012-10-22 04:01:45

NuvaRing Lawsuit Alleges Merck and Other Defendants Failed to Properly Disclose the Known Safety Hazards Associated with NuvaRing, Including an Increased Risk of Pulmonary Embolism. Vandalia, Ohio (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 The national law firm of Wright & Schulte LLC has filed a NuvaRing pulmonary embolism lawsuit on behalf of an El Paso, Texas, woman who suffered a pulmonary embolism less than a year after she began using the NuvaRing birth control device. The Nuvaring side effect...

2012-10-16 11:03:20

Johns Hopkins researchers find computerized checklist better at finding best preventive strategy A computerized checklist system designed to help physicians identify and use the best methods of preventing potentially deadly blood clots in hospitalized trauma patients dramatically reduced the number of these dangerous venous thromboembolisms (VTEs), new Johns Hopkins research suggests. When a doctor enters medical orders for such patients, the automated checklist recommends...

2012-09-24 23:00:50

NuvaRing Lawsuit Alleges Merck & Co., Organon USA, Inc., and other Defendants Failed to Warn Plaintiff of Serious NuvaRing Side Effects, Including a Higher Risk of Clots, Such as Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism, Compared to Birth Control Pills. Mellville, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Alonso Krangle LLP, an national law firm focused on fighting for the rights of serious personal injury victims of harmful drug side effects, announce they have filed a NuvaRing side...

2012-09-18 13:55:09

A study of patients treated with the anticoagulant medication warfarin suggests that resuming warfarin therapy after an episode of gastrointestinal tract bleeding was associated with lower risk for thrombosis (blood clot) and death, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Gastrointestinal tract bleeding (GIB) affects about 4.5 percent of patients treated annually with warfarin. A history of major bleeding can be a predictor...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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