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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...

2013-04-02 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 23:04:07

Barnes-Jewish Hospital patients at high-risk for stroke now have a new procedure to reduce stroke risk and the need for blood-thinning medications. ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 It´s the most common heart arrhythmia, and it can be deadly. While the symptoms for atrial fibrillation (AFIB) vary, many with this abnormal heart rhythm have one thing in common — a greater chance of having a stroke. Traditional ways to reduce risks of stroke center on patients taking blood thinner...

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...

2013-03-14 17:23:00

When someone has a stroke, time equals brain. The longer a stroke is left untreated, the more brain tissue is lost. Since the only proven treatment – a clot-busting drug – works in less than half of patients, stroke physicians had high hopes for a mechanical device that could travel through the blocked blood vessel to retrieve or break up the clot, restoring blood flow to the brain. But in a recently completed multi-site trial in which UCLA served as the clinical coordinating...

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. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 The birth control safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are alerting women who´ve used the vaginal ring contraceptive NuvaRing of updated information added to the site showing the number of injury claims filed over blood clots has risen more than 3% in less than 2 months. “The goal of...

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 the contraceptive device. (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 On September 18, 2012, a law firm filed a lawsuit against NuvaRing on behalf of a woman who suffered a deep vein thrombosis while using NuvaRing. The lawsuit was filed in New Jersey Superior Court, Bergen County, and named Merck & Co....

2013-03-07 23:04:11

The Drug Resource Center is the premiere source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 The drug safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are alerting those who have taken the birth control Yaz or Yasmin of updated information on the site showing the drug maker Bayer has settled nearly 5,000 blood clot cases, and will continue to review new claims for settlement. “DrugRisk´s goal...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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