Treatments Available to Those Who Have Been Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer After Taking Diabetes Medications

Pancreatic cancer has been reported almost three times more in patients who treat their type 2 diabetes with incretin medications (Januvia, Janumet, Tradjenta, Byetta, Victoza, Onglyza, etc.) than in patients who treat with other diabetic therapies. Sadly, pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, with 74% of patients dying within the first year of diagnosis. Despite such grim statistics, there are several treatment options available to individuals who…

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Daubert Order for Roundup Litigation

On July 10, 2018, the judge overseeing the Roundup Multidistrict Litigation, or “MDL”, issued a 68-page order outlining his reasoning as to why Plaintiffs’ experts will be allowed to testify at trial regarding their opinions that Roundup causes Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (“NHL”). The Roundup MDL is a consolidation of all federally-filed Roundup cases involving individuals having used Roundup and who have subsequently been diagnosed with NHL. The MDL is located in San Francisco and is being…

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Smith & Nephew: the List of Defective Hip Devices Keeps Growing

Hundreds of individuals have filed lawsuits against Smith & Nephew for injuries related to this manufacturer’s defective metal-on-metal hip implant products. In 2017, a multi-district litigation (MDL) was formed to consolidate certain Smith & Nephew hip implant lawsuits into a single federal district court in Baltimore, Maryland to more efficiently handle these complex cases. Originally, the MDL included only cases for the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) hip implant system. However, a growing number of lawsuits…

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Seizure Activity in Newborns – Hypoxia

According to the Florida Neonatal Neurological Network about 20 out of every 1,000 full term births will be affected by a lack of oxygen to the brain (hypoxia) during labor and delivery.  Babies who are born prematurely are at even greater risk, because their lungs are not fully developed and they are unable to fully manage breathing on their own. Hypoxia is the most frequent cause of seizure activity in newborns and can cause additional…

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