April 2012

Yaz packaging and pills

Bayer settles 500 Yaz lawsuits

  • Fri, 04/27/2012 - 2:44pm

Bayer Pharmaceuticals is settling 500 Yasmin lawsuits at $220,000 per case.

Increased cancer risk not seen in metal-on-metal hip replacement systems

  • Tue, 04/10/2012 - 9:53am

A study published Tuesday discovered that patients with metal-on-metal hip replacements do not face a greater cancer risk over a sev

Fosamax Femur Fracture Lawsuit

Health Canada issues bisphosphonate warning

On December 19th 2011, Health Canada officials issued a warning against use of bisphosphonate drugs including Fosamax®, Actonel®, and other similar bone strengtheni

FDA rejects petition to ban BPA use

Last Friday, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it would not ban bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used for decades to line metal can

Consumer Drug Report

Most prescribed diabetes drug may slow prostate, other cancers

Research presented Saturday in Chicago at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting revealed th

Consumer Drug Report

Possible breast cancer risk for menopausal women on estrogen

Women combatting menopause with estrogen alone face increased breast cancer risk, according to a study presented at this week’s American Association for Cancer Research conference in Chicago.