The Effects of Trasylol
February 28, 2008
The lives of 22,000 patients could have been saved if U.S. regulators had been quicker to remove a Bayer AG drug used to stem bleeding during open heart surgery, according to a medical researcher interviewed by CBS Television’s 60 Minutes program. The drug Trasylol was withdrawn in November at the request of the FDA after an observational study linked the medicine to kidney failure requiring...
February 27, 2008
The New England Journal of Medicine reports about the recent drug Trasylol. September 30 is becoming a day of infamy for drug safety. On that date in 2004, Merck announced that rofecoxib (Vioxx) doubled the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke, and the company withdrew the drug from the market after 5 years of use in more than 20 million patients. On September 30, 2006, a...
FDA Issues A Safety Alert on Avandia
February 13, 2008
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is aware of a potential safety issue related to Avandia (rosiglitazone), a drug approved to treat type 2 diabetes. Safety data from controlled clinical trials have shown that there is a potentially significant increase in the risk of heart attack and heart-related deaths in patients taking Avandia. However, other published and unpublished data from long-term clinical trials of...
5 Tips to Driving Safely
February 13, 2008
1. Stay alert and relaxed If you’re tired, don’t drive. If you’ve had a rough day at the office, chill out before you get on the road. Your car drives as you feel, so be nice and stay alert. Keep a firm and friendly grip on the wheel. Avoid clenching and choking; conversely, don’t drape a wrist over the top and think you’ve got control....
Fort Worth, The City’s Magazine; “Fears | Nachawati Law Firm”
February 1, 2008
According to the Fort Worth Texas, The City’s Magazine, the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is one that deserves the right to be talked about: Fears | Nachawati Law Firm UNIQUE APPROACH: Founded on the principle of integrity, Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is comprised of distinguished personal injury and bankruptcy attorneys who take an unparalleled approach to the practice of law, as every case...
The Judge Who’ll Judge Rosenthal
January 31, 2008
Wednesday, the Houston Chronicle reported on the incident occuring with Disctrict Attorney Chuck Rosenthal. Attorney Chuck Rosenthal may not sleep well tonight. Tomorrow morning he must go before U.S. District Judge Kenneth Hoyt to explain why he should not be fined or even jailed for contempt in connection with deleting e-mails that Hoyt had ordered him to produce in a lawsuit. Some of the e-mails...