Research Finds Risk of Heart Attack Higher in Pradaxa Users

Posted by Firm Staff on May 16, 2017 1:27:17 PM

A study published by CBS News finds Pradaxa users at a 33% higher risk of developing heart disease or heart attack when compared to warfarin users. An editorial accompanying this study notes this isn’t the first safety warning issued for the anti-clotting drug Pradaxa.

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F&H Law FAQ: Should You Consult a Lawyer Regarding Your Burn Injury

Posted by Firm Staff on May 9, 2017 12:26:10 PM

 

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Topics: Burn Injury, Ryan Foster, Foster & Houston, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Burn Injury Lawsuit, Burn Lawsuit, Health Research, FANDHLAW, Burn Technology, Health

Researchers Develop New Flexible Artificial Skin for Amputees

Posted by Firm Staff on May 2, 2017 10:15:27 AM

Chemical engineers at Stanford University have developed a stretchable skin that could bring new hope to amputees. The end goal of this new technology is to give amputees the ability to move prostetic devices with better dexterity, even eventually giving patients the ability to control limbs with thought alone.

 

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Topics: Health, Medical, Medical News, Amputation, Medical Updates, Amputation Lawsuit, Health Study, Health Research, Ryan Foster, Foster & Houston, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW

How Accurate were Xarelto Clinical Trial Results? A CBS News Investigation

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 25, 2017 7:29:02 PM

Xarelto is a blood thinning medication used to treat atrial fibrillation in people who are also at risk for stroke. However, multiple lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturer of Xarelto claiming the company withheld important safety information.

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Topics: Health News, Health, Health Study, Health Research, Ryan Foster, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Foster & Houston, FANDHLAW, FDA, Xarelto, Xarelto Lawsuit

ABC News: Levaquin Labels Don’t Fully Explain Risks of Use

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 18, 2017 1:17:26 PM

According to plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed in the District of Columbia, pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of Levaquin, hid details about the drug’s adverse side effects.

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Pradaxa Can Increase Risk of Stroke, Bleeding, Hematomas, and More

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 3, 2017 3:39:27 PM

The FDA has issued a medication guide about the risks associated with the blood-thinner medication Pradaxa. Side effects associated with the drug include uncontrollable bleeding, hematomas, stroke and death.

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Tips For A Fun & Safe Spring

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 21, 2017 1:47:15 PM

Days are warmer, buds are blooming, and the sun is shining a bit brighter. Now that spring has sprung, it's time to enjoy the outdoors and find a new routine for the season. From spring cleaning to home repairs to yard work, it's important to be safe this spring. Below, you'll find a list of tips for safe fun this time of year.

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New Resource Offers Exercise Options After Burn Injury

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 15, 2017 5:23:56 PM

Exercise can help enhance recovery and quality of life for people who have experienced a burn injury. A new resource from Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) offers burn survivors a variety of free online resources including videos, slideshows, and information on how to properly exercise after injury.

 

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Topics: Health News, Science, Burn Injury, Ryan Foster, Foster & Houston, The Law Offices of Foster & Houston, Burn Injury Lawsuit, Burn Lawsuit, Health Research, FANDHLAW, Burn Technology, Exercise, Exercise for Burn Injuries, Health

Disabling Side Effects Linked to Levaquin and Avelox

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 10, 2017 5:07:06 PM

Serious side effects, including aortic aneurysm and long-term nerve damage, have been associated with a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. Accordingly, the FDA has strengthened label warnings for bacteria-fighting drugs such as Levaquin and Avelox.

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New Prosthetics Are Improving Quality of Life for Amputees

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 7, 2017 11:50:51 AM

Advancements in prosthetic technology are giving hope to amputees, providing the injured with the option to experience more than they currently do. According to an NBC affiliate, today’s high-tech prosthetics give amputees choices in both style and ability.

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