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2014-02-24 23:03:53

Susquehanna Health (SH) Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Michael Lazar combines the art of caring with the science of healing using an innovative technique and new technology that helps patients avoid sudden death due to blood clots in the arteries, heart and veins. This minimally invasive therapy uses the AngioVac Cannula to remove the undesirable intravascular material and offers patients an option over open heart surgery that reduces risk and recovery time. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) February...

2014-02-24 23:03:47

Another NuvaRing Lawsuit Filed by Wright & Schulte Contends A Woman Developed A Potentially Fatal Pulmonary Embolism Due To Using NuvaRing. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The attorneys at Wright & Schulte are currently representing numerous women in NuvaRing Lawsuits aMDL 1964. This newly filed NuvaRing complaint (Case No. 2:13-cv-00327-TSB) alleges that the use of NuvaRing caused the plaintiff to develop a serious pulmonary embolism, and that the defendants, Organon USA,...

2014-02-19 23:30:28

The DrugRisk Center is the largest source on the Web for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The birth control safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are announcing new information to the site for patients who’ve taken the drugs Yaz or Yasmin. Britain’s healthcare agency recently ordered doctors to inform women taking drugs like Yaz and Yasmin that they were twice as likely to develop...

2014-02-19 23:30:15

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription drug warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The birth control safety center at DrugNews.net is alerting users of the contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin of new information on the site. Health experts in the United Kingdom recently ordered a warning for patients that the drugs may greatly increase the rate of blood clots*. At the same time, court...

2014-02-14 08:26:09

RARITAN, N.J., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued complete response letters (CRLs) regarding supplemental New Drug Applications (sNDAs) for the use of XARELTO(®) (rivaroxaban), an oral anticoagulant, to reduce the risk of secondary cardiovascular events - defined as heart attack, stroke or death - in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and to reduce the risk of stent...

2014-02-11 23:26:01

Judge Gives Preliminary Approval of $100 Million To Resolve Thousands of NuvaRing Lawsuits if 95 Percent of Women Agree to Participate New York, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The lawyers at Alonso Krangle LLP, who are currently representing numerous women in NuvaRing lawsuits, are anticipating Merck, the makers of the NuvaRing contraceptive, will payout out $100 million to settle over 3,800 NuvaRing lawsuits pending in state and federal courts in New Jersey and Missouri (In re: NuvaRing...

2014-01-23 23:28:26

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The birth control safety center at DrugNews.net has added new information for women who have used the contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin. Recent court records show the number of patient lawsuits alleging side effects from the drugs have dropped slightly as cases are settled*. DrugNews provides a free...

2014-01-17 23:23:23

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 The birth control safety advocates at DrugNews.net have added updated information for women who took the contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin. New court records this month show lawsuits alleging side effects from the drug have dropped slightly as thousands have received settlements*. The DrugNews Center...

New 'Fluid Biopsy' Technique May Predict When Heart Attack Will Occur
2014-01-10 14:32:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new “fluid biopsy” technique could be used to detect the early warning signs of a heart attack and save countless lives in the process. According to a report in the journal Physical Biology, the novel technique involves identifying circulating endothelial cells (CEC), which are thought to be markers for inflammation and high blood clot risk. "The goal of this paper was to establish evidence that these circulating endothelial...

2014-01-07 23:00:15

The DrugRisk Center is the largest source on the Web for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 For 2014, the prescription drug safety advocates at DrugRisk.com have launched a new patient resource center for women who have taken the birth control pills Yaz or Yasmin. The site will offer the latest research, warnings and legal news on contraceptives like Yaz that use the hormone...