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Use of power morcellators dropped significantly after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned they could spread cancer, according to a new study. Supporters of the devices said complication rates from traditional hysterectomies may rise if use of morcellators decreased, [...]Read More
More than half of patients with gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding receive acid reflux drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) even when guidelines discourage their use, according to a study. University of [...]
Portola Pharmaceuticals recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not approve its antidote for uncontrolled bleeding linked to blood thinners including Xarelto (rivaroxaban) and Eliquis (apixaban). The [...]
Kentucky’s attorney general filed a civil lawsuit against Big Pharma giant Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division over its surgical mesh products. Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that his [...]
A California judge’s ruling allowed a handful of Essure permanent birth control lawsuits to proceed against Bayer despite the drug giant’s attempts to have the cases dismissed. The ruling may [...]
The judge presiding over the Cook IVC filter multidistrict litigation in Indiana selected three bellwether trials slated for 2017. These trials will set the bar for hundreds of other lawsuits [...]