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Medtronic Recalls Faulty Insulin Pumps

Medtronic Recalls Faulty Insulin Pumps

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
After evidence of a possible life-threatening defect came to light, Medtronic, the medical device giant issued an immediate recall for its MiniMed Insulin Pumps. The recall covers over 300,000 devices which were sold in the United States beginning in June 2017. Medtronic touted these pumps as safe to use for people as young as seven…Read the article
Government Recalls Diabetes Drug

Government Recalls Diabetes Drug

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
After government inspectors found traces of a cancer-causing chemical in Metformin, the Food and Drug Administration ordered a recall of one of the most commonly-prescribed diabetes drugs in America. FDA officials discovered a dangerous chemical, N-Nitrosodimethylamine, in five different Metformin versions. About 34 million Americans have Type 2 Diabetes, and many of them take some…Read the article
Headaches Ahead for Zantac Labs

Headaches Ahead for Zantac Labs

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Heartburn Heaven As recently as August 2019, the ranitidine market was tipped to top a gut-gripping US$ 485.4 million by 2026. Introduced in 1981, this popular antacid – better known as Zantac – was the world’s top-selling prescription drug just six years later. In fact, sweetening the world’s sour stomachs proved a bottomless well of…Read the article
Controversial Link: Smoking, Vaping and Coronavirus

Controversial Link: Smoking, Vaping and Coronavirus

| Coronavirus
There is some evidence that ingesting nicotine by smoking or vaping might increase the risk of contracting the coronavirus, and also worsen the infection. There is also some evidence that nicotine might be a partial COVID-19 vaccine. A recent French study suggested that since coronavirus was a Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, or nAChR, disease, nicotine use…Read the article
FDA: Breast Implant Cancer Risk

FDA: Breast Implant Cancer Risk

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Last month, the US Food And Drug Administration released draft guidance called “Breast Implants- Certain Labeling Recommendations to Improve Patient Communication” that included various recommendations to ensure that patients receiving saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants were completely informed about the product and its risks. The draft guidance recommends a boxed warning, the strongest FDA…Read the article