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Aug 14, 2015
Victims of medical malpractice are likely to face yet another devastating blow. Legislation recently introduced would impose limits on the awards for medical malpractice claims in both state and federal courts, shorten the statute of limitations on these claims and limit the liability of a healthcare facility for the negligence of its employees, i.e. the doctors.
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Aug 13, 2015
As many expectant mothers can attest, morning sickness is not only unpleasant, it can be harmful to expectant mothers and their babies by leading to malnutrition and dehydration in severe cases. Zofran is a common drug that is prescribed to treat nausea and vomiting by blocking chemicals, such as serotonin, that cause these symptoms. Therefore, it is often prescribed to patients undergoing chemotherapy, surgery, or experiencing morning sickness during pregnancy.
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Aug 05, 2015
The FDA has reported 45 patients having harmful experiences when undergoing left atrial appendage (LAA) closure through June 30, 2015. Of the 45 patients, 34 needed emergency surgery and six have died. Some physicians already use one of the four FDA approved devices to close up the LAA. However, the Lariat Suture Delivery Device has not been evaluated by the FDA to reduce risk of strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation, also called AFib
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Jul 28, 2015
In 1999, the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Actos (pioglitazone) for the treatment of Type II Diabetes. Actos is in a class of drugs known as thiazolidinediones. These drugs can increase the body's sensitivity to insulin and help control blood sugar levels. Actos was initially thought to be safer than other drugs in this class such as Avandia, which causes an increased risk of cardiovascular events and Rezulin, which was taken off the market due to an increased risk of drug-induced hepatitis.
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Jul 23, 2015
Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) occurs when a pelvic organ (like your bladder) slips out of place and pushes against the wall of the vagina. The most common cause of POP is the weakening or stretching of the pelvic muscles due to child birth or surgery.
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