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Melatonin Overdoses Spike Among New York Kids

Melatonin Overdoses Spike Among New York Kids

| Opioid Crisis
Mostly because of the mental effects on COVID-19 lockdowns, melatonin poisoning incidents have increased 600 percent. Sales of melatonin, a hormone which regulates the body’s natural sleep cycle, have increased 150 percent since 2016. Mostly because of impure ingredients in many melatonin pills, several countries, not including the United States, have banned over-the-counter melatonin sales.…Read the article
Pharmaceuticals and Deceptive Advertising: When Can You Sue?

Pharmaceuticals and Deceptive Advertising: When Can You Sue?

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Pharmaceuticals and Deceptive Advertising: When Can You Sue? Pharmaceuticals are a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. However, with that kind of money at stake, there are companies who try to cut corners by engaging in deceptive advertising practices. If you have suffered harm or injury because of pharmaceuticals as a result of deceptive…Read the article
What Does “FDA-Approved” Really Mean?

What Does “FDA-Approved” Really Mean?

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
When you see the term “FDA-approved” on a product, it’s easy to think that it’s been verified as safe and effective by the government agency. But what does that really mean? In this article, we’ll discuss what “FDA-approved” actually means as well as the process of getting a product, specifically pharmaceuticals, FDA-approved. Understanding the process…Read the article
How Does an FDA Recall Work?

How Does an FDA Recall Work?

| Product Litigation
Strictly speaking, the Food and Drug Administration never recalls a dangerous food, drug, medical device, or other product. Technically, the FDA recommends a recall. The 2020 Recall Unsafe Drugs Act would give the agency that power. As expected, drug companies and other such companies immediately opposed the bill. Additionally, an official recall does nothing to…Read the article
Do Big Lawsuits Really Protect People?

Do Big Lawsuits Really Protect People?

| Personal Injury
A recent spate of consumer product recalls have spawned numerous legal actions. Some people want to know who really benefits from these actions, the consumers who bought dangerous products or the lawyers who file the cases? Philips recently recalled millions of defective CPAP machines designed for people with sleep apnea. The foam lining in these…Read the article
5 Warning Signs of Abdominal Mesh Complications

5 Warning Signs of Abdominal Mesh Complications

| Medical Malpractice
Most people who suffer from abdominal hernias require a surgical procedure to repair the problem. The surgery heavily relies on a hernia mesh—a surgical implant. Studies show that nearly one-third of the people who undergo hernia surgeries experience some sort of complication.  Those experiencing severe difficulties should file an abdominal mesh lawsuit against specific mesh…Read the article
Benzene Contamination Prompts Sunscreen Recall

Benzene Contamination Prompts Sunscreen Recall

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Johnson & Johnson recalled five popular sunscreens which were tainted with benzene, a chemical which can cause serious health problems at even very low levels. The affected aerosol products are Aveeno Protect + Refresh aerosol sunscreen, along with four versions of Neutrogena sunscreen: CoolDry Sport aerosol sunscreen,…Read the article
Penumbra JET 7 Catheters Lawyers

Penumbra JET 7 Catheters Lawyers

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Typically, strokes are either the deadliest or least deadly cardiovascular episodes. Thanks to the advent of advanced catheters and other medical devices, the stroke survivability rate has increased substantially since the 1990s. However, these devices can frequently do more harm than good. Often, in their rush to build a better mousetrap, device makers take dangerous…Read the article
FDA Issues New Xeljanz Warning

FDA Issues New Xeljanz Warning

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
For the third time in two years, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a safety warning about Pfizer’s powerful and popular arthritis/UC medicine. The latest warning is the strongest and most comprehensive one yet. The FDA says that doses as small as 5mg per day could lead to cancer and heart problems, particularly among…Read the article
FDA Finds Cancer-Causing Agent in Metformin

FDA Finds Cancer-Causing Agent in Metformin

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
The sudden recall of a popular diabetes drug because of NDMA contamination (cancer-causing agent) creates a cloud over the Food and Drug Administration’s entire review process. Time-Cap Labs Inc.’s generic drug is used to treat Type 2 diabetes. Its lower cost makes it a popular alternative to brand-name drugs. When the most recent test results…Read the article