NBC Nightly News Reports Deaths Associated with the Recovery IVC Filter

Posted by Firm Staff on Jun 30, 2017 3:23:03 PM

An NBC Nightly News Investigation found the Recovery filter, sold by C.R. Bard, to be linked to approximately 300 non-fatal problems and at least 27 deaths. Following these reports, NBC News sought to answer serious questions about the manufacturers knowledge of the device’s fatal flaws.

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FDA Warns of Amputations Connected to Certain Diabetes Drugs

Posted by Firm Staff on Jun 15, 2017 10:48:27 AM

Serious side effects, including leg, foot, and other amputation, have been associated with a new class of diabetes drugs known as SGLT-2 inhibitors. Accordingly, the FDA has required black boxed warnings for amputation risks for glucose-controlling medications such as Invokana.

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Study Links Common Proton Pump Inhibitors to Risk of Kidney Damage

Posted by Firm Staff on May 23, 2017 3:01:09 PM

Use of prescription proton pump inhibitors to treat heartburn has been associated with an increased risk of developing long-term kidney damage. According to a study covered by CBS News, people who take GERD drugs have at least a 20% higher risk of developing chronic kidney disease when compared to non-users. 

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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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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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New Techniques for IVC Filter Removal Result in High Success Rate

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 6, 2017 7:45:23 PM

A team of radiologists at Rush University Medical Center have pioneered new techniques for IVC filter removal. According to Medical Xpress, these new methods performed by the Rush team have had a 100 percent retrieval rate over the past five years.

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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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BioMed Central Investigates Association of Proton Pump Inhibitors with Chronic Kidney Disease

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 28, 2017 3:15:36 PM

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) used to treat heartburn have been linked to an increased risk of developing kidney disease. In this post we discuss research conducted by BioMed Central that investigates the associated risks of PPIs.

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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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Updated FDA Review Reiterates Risk of Bladder Cancer Associated with Actos

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 3, 2017 4:01:18 PM

 

The FDA has released an updated safety review that links Actos use to an increased risk of bladder cancer. This warning was first made public in 2010, added to labels of pioglitazone-containing medicines in 2011, and was further confirmed through additional studies reviewed by the FDA in late 2016.

 

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