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Patients who suffered trauma and received inferior vena cava (IVC) filters to prevent blood clots in the lungs had no survival advantage, researchers reported. The study published in JAMA Surgery showed no decrease in death rates in patients who received [...]Read More
Three cardiac patients contracted rare infections linked to the heater-cooler medical device at a Pennsylvania hospital, The Inquirer reported. With these three new cases, the total number of infected patients [...]
Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals division announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its latest Type 2 diabetes drug, Invokamet XR (canagliflozin and metformin extended release). Meanwhile, Invokana lawsuit [...]
Fresh from a $500 million loss in the second Pinnacle hip bellwether trial in June, Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics division face off against seven cases consolidated into [...]
In the last few weeks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration tackled a number of drug and device warnings and recalls. These include prescription opioid products, the Vascu-Guard patch used [...]
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Cytex Therapeutics Inc. in Durham, N.C. found a way to grow cartilage from stem cells and mold it into [...]