Category: Health News

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
Heater-Cooler Infection FDA Warning

Open-Heart Surgery Device Linked to Deadly Infections

Did you recently have open-heart surgery? You may have been exposed to a deadly bacteria from a machine that kept you warm. The bacteria can take months or even years to cause symptoms.

/ October 13, 2016

FDA Reaffirms Safety of Xarelto in A-Fib Patients

After a comprehensive review, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded that Xarelto (generic: rivaroxaban) is a safe and effective alternative to warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation (a-fib).

/ October 13, 2016

FDA: Homeopathic Teething Tablets Linked to 10 Baby Deaths

Hyland's and CVS pull all homeopathic teething products — 400 injuries and 10 deaths linked to "deadly nightshade" belladonna poisoning since 1st FDA warning in 2010.

/ October 12, 2016

Dentist Office Water Lines Linked to Infection Outbreak

An infection outbreak in California is raising awareness about bacteria contamination in plastic water-lines dentists use to rinse your mouth.

/ October 12, 2016