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According to newly unsealed legal documents, Boehringer Ingelheim, the manufacturer of the blood-thinning drug Pradaxa were anxious that an internal research paper would damage drug sales and they suggested it should be suppressed.

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The key documents were recently made public by Chief Judge David Herndon in Illinois who is overseeing thousands of lawsuits filed by patients, who claim that the German company Boehringer Ingelheim, failed to properly warn them about the risks of taking the drug.

A federal judge has opened the way for St. Jude Riata defibrillator lead lawsuits to move ahead, after rejecting the manufacturer’s claim of federal preemption protection.

U.S. District Judge Selna, in the Central District of California, denied a motion to dismiss filed in five product liability lawsuits from folks who experienced injuries from St. Jude Riata leads. St. Jude Riata leads were recalled after reports that the wire insulation may fail after implantation.

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Fresenius Medical Care’s Granuflo and NaturaLyte dialysis lawsuits in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL), are beginning to make progress. Recently in April, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ordered that all Fresenius dialysis lawsuits will be consolidated for coordinated management, as part of an MDL.

Approximately 188 complaints filed in the federal court system have been transferred to U.S. District Judge Woodlock in the District of Massachusetts.

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Medical data from a new FDA funded study indicates that the NuvaRing birth control may cause women to face a 56% higher risk of blood clots than those who take older birth control pills.

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NuvaRing is a female birth control device consisting of a medicated flexible ring. NuvaRing releases a combination of etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol through a ring that is inserted into the vagina once a month. The drugs are a combination of ethinyl estradiol and etonogestrel, which is known as a “third generation” progestin.

NuvaRing is a form of birth control that releases a combination of etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol through a ring that is inserted into the vagina once a month.

A group of medical researchers and scientists have determined that the potential risks from metal-on-metal hip implants may outweigh any health benefits provided by these devices.

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This is because of higher revision rates are linked to the newer hip replacement designs and the mounting and growing concerns about metal ion blood poisoning, known as metallosis.

The California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF) has released an assessment of the benefits and effectiveness of using metal on metal hip replacements as an alternative to total hip arthroplasty, and they concluded that the relatively new metal hip implants may not be worth the risk.

As a Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella Pulmonary Embolism attorney and Texas Medical doctor, I am providing this blood clot side effect update.

Women taking pills containing the hormone drospirenone were 74 percent more likely to experience clots than those on low- estrogen pills, according to the latest Food and Drug Administration report.

There is an FDA conference in December that is going to examine and address the health risks associated with birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin. Thousands of patients have already filed a Yaz or Yasmin lawsuits against pharmaceutical manufacturer Bayer Corporation. The injured plaintiffs claim that the drugmaker aggressively highlighted the birth control pills benefits while minimizing the serious side effects such as Yaz deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, stroke and death.

As a Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism and Stroke Attorney, we are providing this timely update. Watch the old Yasmin advertisement here.

According to a recent population-based study, newer forms of progesterone in contraceptives result in higher venous thromboembolic (VTE) risk than older drugs.

According to Ojvind Lidegaard, MD, of Rigshospitalet at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, an international expert, women on the pill with the older, levonorgestrel version were at three times the risk of VTE as those not on any hormonal contraception.

As an Actos Blader Cancer attorney and Texas medical doctor, I am providing this latest update regarding the diabetic drug, Actos.

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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued an update on the safety concerns for Actos on October 21, indicating that the drug is still a valid diabetes treatment. But, due to the Actos bladder cancer risk, it should only be used when other treatments have failed. This update is similar to the latest one issued by United States regulators.

Watch the ABC News report here.

As a Johnson & Johnson Gynecare TVT Trans Vaginal Mesh injury attorney and Texas medical doctor, I am providing this timely update.

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), the world’s second-biggest health-care products maker, is facing many lawsuits over its Gynecare TVT vaginal implant. The Gynecare TVT implant is based on a similar device pulled from the medical device market more than a decade ago for safety reasons.

The lawsuits are the latest to implicate the shoddy and perfunctory approval process for medical devices at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which has cleared faulty hip implants and malfunctioning defibrillators.

As a Plavix Dangerous Drug attorney and Texas medical doctor, I am providing this Plavix litigation update.

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Plavix manufacturers Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis are calling for the centralization and consolidation of all Plavix lawsuits filed in federal courts throughout the United States on behalf of users of their blockbuster blood thinner who allege that side effects of Plavix resulted in serious personal injuries and even death.

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will hold a hearing On December 1, to determine whether at least 13 lawsuits over Plavix filed in New Jersey, New York and Arizona should be centralized before one judge for coordinated handling during pretrial proceedings.

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