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Plaintiffs who say Ethicon’s Physiomesh Composite hernia mesh left them with serious injuries petitioned the court to consolidate lawsuits in Florida. On March 9, 2017, plaintiffs filed a Motion for [...]
A Texas man filed a lawsuit against Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca claiming the Type 2 diabetes drug Onglyza (saxagliptin) caused heart failure, according to court documents. According to Wrendell Chester’s [...]
On Feb. 17, 2017, the Brazilian regulatory agency Agencia Nacional da Vigilancia Sanitaria (ANVISA) became the first to suspend sales and recall the Essure medical device, a pair of multi-material [...]
Not every woman with Essure contraceptive implants will have pelvic cramping, bleeding, painful sex, weight gain or other problems appear after this procedure. But, there is no clear consensus on [...]
Popular heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors taken by millions of Americans may increase the risk of heart problems, kidney damage and death, according to two 2017 studies. The first [...]
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended manufacturers of Invokana (canagliflozin) and other sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors add warnings for increased lower-limb amputations to prescribing information. On Feb. 10, [...]