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2013-04-24 12:35:59

Maternal use of valproate (a drug used for the treatment of epilepsy and other neuropsychological disorders) during pregnancy was associated with a significantly increased risk of autism in offspring, according to a study in the April 24 issue of JAMA. The authors caution that these findings must be balanced against the treatment benefits for women who require valproate for epilepsy control. "Anti-epileptic drug exposure during pregnancy has been associated with an increased risk for...

2013-04-12 23:01:46

A new study published on March 6th, 2013 in the journal Acta Neurologica Scandinavica revealed that valproate (Depakote) is linked with birth defects. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Depakote side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently and is now...

2013-01-26 23:04:54

On January 23rd 2013, the Lancet Neurology published the results of a new study revealing that children of mothers who take valproate (incl. Depakote) during pregnancy have lower IQ scores at age 6. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Depakote side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized...

2012-10-09 04:00:39

The Consumer Justice Foundation, a for-profit corporation whose team of professional consumer advocates aspire to provide the public with free online information regarding the potential dangers of using certain prescription medications, has a Web site URL located at http://www.depakotebirthinjury.com. The CJF hereby alerts the public that a federal judge in Virginia has accepted the terms of the settlement between the Department of Justice and Abbott Laboratories regarding the allegedly...

2012-09-24 23:01:13

The Consumer Justice Foundation, a for-profit corporation whose team of professional consumer advocates whose mission is to provide the public with free information regarding the potential dangers of using certain prescription medications, has a Web site URL of http://www.depakotebirthinjury.com. The CJF hereby reports that the Attorney General of Mississippi has announced that his office has reached a settlement agreement in the amount of $840,000.00 with Abbott Laboratories for its alleged...

2012-09-19 23:00:41

According to court documents, on August 3rd, 2012, lead plaintiff Nathanael Rymsza and 6 others filed a lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court (case no. 12-L-403) alleging their children suffered birth defects after the mothers took Depakote during the first trimester of pregnancy. Depakote is a drug, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, most commonly prescribed for psychiatric conditions like manic depressive disorder (bipolar disorder) and to prevent migraine headaches. Now,...

In A Bad Mood? Eat Some Food!
2012-08-20 05:20:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers presented new evidence about mood-enhancing foods at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday. Scientists said they found more than 1,700 substances that make up flavors of common foods, including some flavors deriving from natural ingredients, that could potentially resemble a prescription mood stabilizer. “Molecules in chocolate, a...

2012-07-09 23:02:41

The Consumer Justice Foundation, a for-profit corporation whose team of professional consumer advocates provides free online educational resources to the public concerning the potential dangers of using certain prescription medications, has a Web site whose URL can be found at http://www.depakotebirthinjury.com. The Consumer Justice Foundation hereby alerts the public of a Depakote birth defects lawsuit that was filed in Illinois against Abbott Laboratories, the manufacturer of Depakote that...

2012-06-25 10:30:13

Researchers find a simple way of avoiding dangerous side effects The commonly-used epilepsy drug, valproic acid (VPA), can have a highly beneficial effect on some babies born with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the number one genetic killer during early infancy. But in about two-thirds of such cases it is either damaging or simply has no effect. Now, for the first time, researchers have found a way to identify which patients are likely to respond well to VPA prior to starting treatment....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.