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2013-04-02 11:19:56

A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina indicates that a newly approved blood thinner that blocks a key component of the human blood clotting system may increase the risk and severity of certain viral infections, including flu and myocarditis, a viral infection of the heart and a significant cause of sudden death in children and young adults.

2013-03-20 23:03:42

The Drug Resource Center is the premiere source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news.

2013-03-19 11:38:38

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that the use of Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters for the prevention and treatment of venous thrombotic events (VTE) may result in poor outcomes due to mechanical filter complications--largely due to low filter retrieval rates and inconsistent use of anticoagulants--and high rates of venous thromboembolism.

2013-03-08 23:03:40

The Drug Risk Resource Center is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news.

2013-03-08 23:02:41

Individuals and families allegedly injured from the contraceptive device NuvaRing are offered a “No Win - No Free Promise” in cases from potentially harmful side effects suffered while using


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.