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Some Women Exposed to Gadolinium MRIs During Early Pregnancy

Some women are being exposed to gadolinium MRIs during the early stages of pregnancy, possibly before they even know they’re expecting. While the actual number is small, the authors of a new study published in Radiology concluded that more must … Continue reading

Federal Court Overseeing 3M Military Hearing Loss Claims Issues “Science Day” Agenda

The federal court overseeing hundreds of military hearing loss claims involving the 3M Company’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2, has issued an agenda for the litigation’s upcoming “Science Day.” More than 2,050 3M Combat Arms Earplugs lawsuits are currently undergoing … Continue reading

CDC Investigating Nearly 100 Lung Disease Reports Linked to E-Cigarettes

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is now investigating a severe lung disease potentially linked to e-cigarettes and vaping. What We Know About E-Cigarettes Lung Disease So far, at least 94 cases of severe pulmonary disease have been reported in … Continue reading

Report Cast Doubt on Gilead’s Truvada for PrEP Patent

Gilead Science’s claim of patent exclusivity on Truvada for PrEP is coming under fire, after researchers suggested the company’s assertion may not be accurate. About Truvada for PrEP Gilead launched Truvada in 2004 to treat patients suffering from HIV/AIDS. In … Continue reading

Fresnius Kabi Recalls Infusion Pumps for Software Fix

Fresnius Kabi USA has recalled thousands of infusion pumps to address software issues that could result in serious patient harm. What’s Included in the Fresnius Kabi Infusion Pump Recall This latest infusion pump recall involves the following products: Volumat MC … Continue reading

Textured Breast Implants Reported in All Confirmed Cases of BIA-ALCL

A new study is providing some of strongest evidence to date of a link between textured breast implants and a rare form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The research, which was published earlier this month in  the Journal of Surgical Oncology, found that every … Continue reading

Over 400 Child Victims Act Lawsuits Filed on First Day of New York’s Look-Back Window’s

Hundreds of child sexual abuse lawsuits were filed throughout New York state on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year look-back window that allows plaintiffs to revive decades-old claims otherwise time-barred by the state’s statute of limitations. 439 Child Victims … Continue reading

Bayer Can’t Delay Missouri Roundup Trial, Judge Rules

A federal judge in Missouri has denied Bayer AG’s motion to delay a Monsanto Roundup lawsuit scheduled to go to trial in St. Louis Circuit Court later this year. First Missouri Roundup Trial Begins on October 15th In seeking to … Continue reading

Health Officials Investigate Mounting E-Cigarette Lung Injury Reports

Dozens of teens and young adults have been hospitalized in recent weeks because of severe lung injuries that may be related to vaping. E-Cigarette Lung Injury First Reported in Wisconsin The mysterious illnesses first turned up in Wisconsin, where more … Continue reading

FDA Warns India-Based Solvent Recovery Company Over Valsartan Recalls

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is targeting yet another overseas company in connection with the ongoing valsartan recalls. Lantech Pharmaceuticals Warning Letter India-based Lantech Pharaceuticals apparently acted as a solvent recovery facility for other companies that manufacture active … Continue reading

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