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Blog Posts in August, 2016

  • SGLT2 Inhibitors Linked to Fatal Ketoacidosis Cases

    Between July 8, 2016 and August 17, 2016, the FDA approved important safety updates to the labels of all SGLT2 inhibitors. These drugs are used to treat Type 2 diabetes by causing the kidneys to remove excess glucose from the body through the urine. Taken as a whole, the new safety labeling changes warn that there have been fatal cases of ketoacidosis in patients taking any and all of the drugs ...
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  • Recent News on Essure Lawsuits, August 2016

    Although the birth control device Essure was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002, the relative safety of the device is still under scrutiny. A noticeable percentage of women who have used Essure will develop some sort of negative symptom. In some cases, the consequence is a rash or hives caused by a nickel allergy; in others, it may cause vaginal bleeding or perforation that ...
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  • In-Home Care & Support for Mesothelioma Patients

    The cancerous cells grown by mesothelioma can cause painful side effects and life-threatening tumors if left unchecked. As soon as mesothelioma is diagnosed, it is important to begin exploring treatment options . In some instances, invasive surgery is required to locate cancerous growths and remove them before they can continue to spread. Anytime surgery is undertaken, a great risk is placed upon ...
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