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2013-09-06 12:25:31

Coating artery-opening stents with a new compound may someday eliminate a common side effect of the treatment, according to preliminary research in the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Stents are tiny mesh tubes that prop open clogged arteries so blood will flow freely to heart muscle, relieving chest pain and reducing the risk of heart attack. But implanting a stent damages the inner lining of the artery, triggering overgrowth of...

2013-09-04 12:33:48

BOSTON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF), a non-profit organization working to increase public awareness of thrombosis and related cardiovascular diseases, has selected Marc Pfeffer, MD, PhD, as the recipient of the 2(nd) annual Arthur A. Sasahara, MD Lectureship Award. The Arthur A. Sasahara, MD Lectureship Award was introduced in 2012 to salute NATF Founding Board Member and longtime esteemed colleague, Dr. Art Sasahara, for his pioneering...

2013-09-03 23:27:05

A recently filed NuvaRing lawsuit alleges that the plaintiff developed pulmonary embolism, a potentially fatal condition, after and as a direct result of using NuvaRing. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Alonso Krangle’s lawyers have filed a NuvaRing lawsuit due to a pulmonary embolism on behalf of a woman from Louisiana. This case (Case No. 2:13-cv-02933-SDW-MCA) was filed on May 13, 2013 in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey and specifically names the defendants to be...

2013-09-03 12:26:04

-- Four-year GARFIELD VTE Registry to prospectively follow 10,000 patients worldwide who have venous blood clots and are candidates for anticoagulant therapy -- AMSTERDAM, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thrombosis Research Institute (TRI) today announced the launch of the GARFIELD (Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD) VTE Registry, an innovative research initiative exploring acute and long-term management and outcomes in patients with symptomatic venous thromboembolism...

2013-08-31 23:18:54

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. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 The birth control safety advocates at DrugNews.net are announcing updated information for women using the contraceptive NuvaRing. Recent court records show the number of claims from patients alleging blood clot injuries from the device has risen slightly in the past month*. The DrugNews...

2013-08-28 10:46:43

Fifteen years ago, a hematologist came to Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., with a puzzle: Multiple generations of an East Texas family suffered from a moderately severe bleeding disorder, but it wasn’t hemophilia. “No surgeon would do elective surgery because they bled too much after surgery,” said Milewicz, professor and director of the Division of Medical Genetics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). “So we collected DNA and plasma from the family...

2013-08-26 23:22:51

Merck & Co. is Facing More than 1,500 NuvaRing Lawsuits Filed in State and Federal Courts on Behalf of Young Woman Who Suffered Serious and Life-Threatening Blood Clots, Heart Attacks and Strokes, Allegedly Due to NuvaRing. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 NuvaRing Lawsuit News: Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced medical device injury law firm representing numerous women in #NuvaRing lawsuits, reports that the federal judge overseeing hundreds of #NuvaRing blood clot claims...

2013-08-23 23:22:29

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 Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 The birth control safety center at DrugRisk.com is announcing updated news for women using the contraceptive NuvaRing. Court records show the number of women who have filed claims alleging blood clot injuries from the device have grown nearly 5% in just the past month*. DrugRisk provides the...

2013-08-20 23:30:24

The DrugRisk Resource Center is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The birth control safety center at DrugRisk.com is announcing updated information on the site for women who have used the contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin. The maker of the drugs recently reported they have spent nearly $1.5 billion so far to settle claims alleging blood clot injuries*....

2013-08-20 23:30:22

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. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The birth control safety advocates at DrugNews.net are announcing updated information for women using the contraceptive NuvaRing. A federal judge recently scheduled the start of the first trial for lawsuits alleging the device caused blood clot injuries*. DrugNews provides the latest warnings,...