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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...

2013-02-23 23:04:45

The US Drug Watchdog says, “We now fear a young healthy woman would probably never consider the possibility of birth control pills being responsible for a out of the blue heart attack, stroke, pulmonary embolism, or blood clots, but when it comes to the birth control pills called Yaz, Yasmin, or Ocella, that is exactly what we are saying, and we are urging family members, or friends of a victim of one of these severe medical conditions to ask if they were using any of these specific...

2013-02-18 23:01:42

NuvaRing Side Effects Lawsuit Alleges Merck and Other Defendants Failed to Properly Disclose the Known Safety Hazards Associated with NuvaRing, Including an Increased Risk of Blood Clots Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced defective medical device law firm, has filed a NuvaRing lawsuit on behalf of a South Carolina woman who developed two blood clots in her right leg, allegedly caused by NuvaRing. The NuvaRing lawsuit, which names Organon USA,...

2013-02-15 23:00:19

The Drug Risk ResourceCenter 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) February 15, 2013 The birth control safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are alerting those women using NuvaRing contraceptives of new information added to the site which shows several health organizations have warned of blood clot risks from the devices. Also, Merck has reported lower sales of NuvaRing amid...

2013-02-14 23:03:48

The DrugRisk 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) February 14, 2013 The prescription drug resource center DrugRisk.com is alerting patients taking the birth control drugs Yaz or Yasmin of updated information added to the site which shows those who suffer blood clots after using the medication may still be eligible for settlements from Bayer. “The...

2013-02-14 13:25:56

New Mayo Clinic research suggests that blood may hold clues to whether post-menopausal women may be at an increased risk for areas of brain damage that can lead to memory problems and possibly increased risk of stroke. The study shows that blood's tendency to clot may contribute to areas of brain damage called white matter hyperintensities. The findings are published in the Feb. 13 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study involved 95...

2013-02-07 23:03:49

The DrugRisk Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 The prescription drug resource center DrugRisk.com is alerting patients taking the birth control drugs Yaz or Yasmin of new information added to the site which shows thousands of Yaz lawsuits still remain pending despite reports that thousands have already settled. “The goal of...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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