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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...

2013-12-20 23:22:59

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 Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The birth control safety center DrugRisk.com is announcing updated information for women using the contraceptive NuvaRing. Court records for December show the number of lawsuits alleging the device caused blood clot-related injuries has risen*. DrugRisk is a free resource for those...

2013-12-19 11:47:26

Patients with atrial fibrillation – an irregular and often abnormally fast heartbeat – have nearly double the risk of suffering a stroke in the first 30 days after starting to take the anti-clotting drug warfarin compared to non-users, according to a study of over 70,000 patients. The study, published online today (Thursday) in the European Heart Journal, found that the risk was particularly high in the first week after patients started to take the drug. In contrast, once the first 30...

High-speed Photography Provides First Direct Evidence Of How Microbubbles Dissolve Killer Blood Clots
2013-12-14 07:23:21

American Institute of Physics Ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles have been showing promise in recent years as a non-invasive way to break up dangerous blood clots. But though many researchers have studied the effectiveness of this technique, not much was understood about why it works. Now a team of researchers in Toronto has collected the first direct evidence showing how these wiggling microbubbles cause a blood clot's demise. The team's findings are featured in the AIP Publishing journal...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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