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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received reports of acute pancreatitis linked to SGLT2 inhibitor Type 2 diabetes medications, the agency announced on its website. The FDA said it was “evaluating the need for regulatory action” for acute [...]Read More
UK-based medical device company Smith & Nephew announced a recall of its Modular SMF and Modular Redapt hip implants after it received reports of complaints and adverse events. Smith & [...]
Federal judges have consolidated dozens of lawsuits alleging the blockbuster antipsychotic drug Abilify (aripiprazole) caused compulsive gambling, sex addiction and other disorders. U.S. District Judge M. Casey Rodgers will preside [...]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new surgical tool for use in certain gynecological procedures, the device’s maker, Olympus America Inc., announced Wednesday. The PK Morcellator is [...]
Taking acid-reducing drugs called proton pump inhibitors and an antibiotic together may increase the risk for life-threatening irregular heartbeat, according to a study. Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center and [...]
Families who filed lawsuits against GlaxoSmithKline say a new label for Zofran (ondansetron) shows the drugmaker could have warned about birth-defect risks sooner. The lawsuits allege the new label links [...]