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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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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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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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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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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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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Artificial Limb Developed by MIT Pushes the Possibilities of Prosthetics

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 1, 2017 3:33:05 PM

From wood and metal to carbon fiber and microprocessors, prosthetic options have progressed dramatically in recent decades. In late 2016, a team at the MIT Media Lab in New England announced plans to implant the first ever prosthetic limb controlled by brain waves.

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

Posted by Firm Staff on Feb 9, 2017 7:08:00 PM

 

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Harvard Health: Higher Bleeding Risk Associated with Pradaxa

Posted by Firm Staff on Jan 23, 2017 3:32:33 PM

A study covered in the Harvard Health Publications blog finds Pradaxa users have a higher bleeding risk compared to Warfarin users. In this post, Howard LeWine, M.D., discusses Pradaxa research and shares his professional opinion about blood-thinners.

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Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer: What You Need to Know

Posted by Firm Staff on Dec 20, 2016 12:17:44 PM

Actos, a drug prescribed to help control blood sugar levels in those with Type 2 diabetes, has been linked to a number of catastrophic health complications including bladder cancer. The FDA has announced that use of Actos for more than one year may be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer and death.

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