Category: Health News

Lawsuit filed over Bard Eclipse vena cava blood clot filter side effects.

New York Woman Files Bard Eclipse® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman who was injured by a blood clot filter has joined a federal litigation against C.R. Bard involving over 1,000 similar lawsuits.

/ October 21, 2016
Heater-Cooler Infection FDA Warning

Heart Surgery Patient Claims Heater-Cooler Device Caused Stroke

Kenneth Piechowski underwent open-heart surgery in December 2014 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia to replace a faulty aortic valve. All seemed well until May, when he became weak and lethargic for no apparent reason. Then all of a...

/ October 20, 2016
Birth Control Depression Study

Study Links Birth Control and Depression

Women on hormonal contraceptive pills, patches, rings, and IUDs had higher rates of depression and antidepressant use — especially teenage girls — according to a massive new study in Denmark.

/ October 20, 2016
Bard Recovery IVC Filter Lawsuit

Oklahoma Woman Files Recovery® IVC Filter Lawsuit

C.R. Bard has been sued by a woman who was injured by a temporary blood clot filter that was implanted more than a decade ago. Nearly 2,000 lawsuits have been filed nationwide by people who were injured by IVC filters.

/ October 20, 2016
Lawsuits for people injured by C.R. Bard G2 vena cava filter.

Pennsylvania Woman Files Bard G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman who was injured by a blood clot filter made by C.R. Bard has joined a federal litigation involving over 1,000 similar lawsuits.

/ October 19, 2016
Cook Celect IVC Filter Lawsuit

Alabama Man Files Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who was injured by a blood clot filter has joined a consolidated litigation involving nearly 1,000 lawsuits against Cook Medical.

/ October 18, 2016

Calcium Supplements For Bones May Hurt Your Heart

Calcium supplements may raise the risk of heart damage and plaque buildup in arteries, but a diet high in calcium-rich foods helps protect the heart, according to a new study.

/ October 18, 2016

Wonderful Pistachios Not So Wonderful With Salmonella

Wonderful Pistachios were linked to an outbreak of Salmonella in March. Now the FDA wants proof the company made changes to fix the problem and prevent another outbreak.

/ October 17, 2016
AndroGel

No Benefits of Testosterone for ‘Low T’ Found in Clinical Trials: Study

Men who take testosterone supplements for cardiovascular, sexual and physical function aren’t likely to see any benefits, according to a new study published in the medical journal PLOS ONE.

/ October 14, 2016
Abilify Lawsuits MDL

Abilify Lawsuits Centralized in MDL

Lawsuits filed by people who took the anti-psychotic drug Abilify (aripiprazole) and became addicted to gambling have been consolidated under one judge in Florida.

/ October 13, 2016