This type 2 diabetes drug is tied to the development of bladder cancer.
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Metal-on-metal hips often have serious complications.
The Mirena IUD can migrate and cause uterine perforations, infections and severe pain.
Severe back and leg pain and implant failure are among the complications with this product.
This blood thinning drug can cause uncontrolled bleeding.
Researchers in Japan have developed a new blood test that may hold promise for catching pancreatic cancer early enough to improve patient survival. That could be good news for diabetes patients, who may be at an increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer if they take certain medications, including Januvia and Byetta. The new screening method [...]
Hip implant recalls cost orthopaedic manufacturing companies Stryker and Johnson & Johnson millions of dollars so far in 2013, according to first-quarter earnings reports by the companies. Stryker Corporation’s report of quarterly net earnings includes a $40 million charge related to the 2012 voluntary recall of its Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems, hiking [...]
The use of antidepressants during pregnancy increases the risk of autism spectrum disorders in children, according to a Swedish study. The New York Times reported on the study that collected data from the Swedish medical birth register and other publicly funded sources that screen for autism spectrum disorders. The researchers also took other factors linked [...]
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