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2013-05-16 23:28:35

The DrugRisk Center is the web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The birth control safety center at DrugRisk.com is announcing new information on the site for women who have taken the contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin. A recent court update shows the number of cases filed alleging blood clots has fallen, as Bayer continues to settle claims*. DrugRisk.com was created to...

2013-05-11 23:02:35

Consumers can contact Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys for free consultations about their legal options to join with those seeking compensation for alleged side effects, including deep vein thrombosis, filter fracture, migration and perforation. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/bard-ivc.html Resource4thePeople announced today a consumer update of the progress of litigation involving claims that patients who have...

Gene Offers New Clues To Treatments For Deep-vein Thrombosis
2013-05-08 09:16:22

Penn State University A gene associated with both protection against bacterial infection and excessive blood clotting could offer new insights into treatment strategies for deep-vein thrombosis -- the formation of a harmful clot in a deep vein. The gene produces an enzyme that, if inhibited via a specific drug therapy, could offer hope to patients prone to deep-vein clots, such as those that sometimes form in the legs during lengthy airplane flights or during recuperation after major...

2013-05-02 23:25:19

More than 1,000 NuvaRing Lawsuits Filed on Behalf of Alleged Victims of NuvaRing Side Effects, Including Heart Attacks, Blood Clots and Strokes, are Currently Pending in the Federal NuvaRing Litigation. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced medical device injury law firm representing numerous women in NuvaRing lawsuits, notes that the federal judge overseeing the federal NuvaRing Lawsuit litigation in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri...

2013-04-30 08:34:28

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced three important updates to the U.S. prescribing information for PRADAXA, an oral anticoagulant (OAC) indicated to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). The PRADAXA label now carries a Boxed Warning, similar to the Boxed Warnings in the labels of other new OACs, to advise patients that discontinuing treatment puts them...

2013-04-19 17:47:50

Inferior vena cava filter placement One venous puncture, rather than two, is a safe and effective approach to intravascular ultrasound-guided inferior vena cava filter placement in critically-ill patients, a new study shows. Inferior vena cava filter placement is done to prevent or treat pulmonary emboli or deep venous thrombosis. "The majority of institutions use a dual venous puncture technique, while we use a single venous puncture technique," said Dr. Andrew Gunn, of Massachusetts...

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. For the past 50 years, people with the heartbeat irregularity, atrial fibrillation, and others at increased risk for forming...

2013-03-27 16:27:14

BOSTON, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with DVT Awareness Month, the North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF) will host its Signature Event tomorrow night, March 28, 2013 at the Mandarin Oriental in downtown Boston. At this event, NATF will recognize Melanie Bloom for her Decade of Dedication to raising awareness of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Ten years ago, Melanie Bloom embarked on a campaign to raise awareness of DVT, following the sudden death of her husband, NBC News...

2013-03-21 08:30:38

National Patient Spokesperson Melanie Bloom Commemorates Significant Achievements to Raise Awareness of DVT and Potentially Fatal Complication, Pulmonary Embolism NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) marks the 10-year anniversary of its formation this year, celebrating numerous milestones that have helped to raise national awareness of DVT and its potentially fatal combination, pulmonary embolism (PE). (Logo:...

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. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 The birth control safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are alerting women who have taken the oral contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin of new information on the site showing drug maker Bayer has informed investors that it will continue settling certain new claims over patient blood clots. “DrugRisk was...