Last year, reports surfaced that millions of Americans who’ve undergone open heart surgery might be at risk of a rare bacterial infection due to contaminated blood heating and cooling surgical devices.
A federal jury has ordered medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard to pay $3.6 million to a Georgia woman who was injured by a faulty Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter.
Critics of the ever-rising cost of healthcare in the United States need look no further than the rising expenses for new prescription drugs.
11 year-old Hadley Lucca’s goals for each day sound simple. Like many other girls her age, she wants to bake cookies, put on earrings and tie her hair in ponytails.
Families suing drug maker GlaxoSmithKline over alleged birth defects from their anti-nausea medication Zofran have raised new charges that the company hid safety data from the FDA and is blocking evidence of false advertising.
It’s been a mere five years since Johnson & Johnson launched their blockbuster diabetes drug Invokana. In that time, it has climbed into the top-ten most prescribed medications for diabetes, with billions of dollars in sales.
An estimated 75% of the 10,000 children diagnosed with cerebral palsy each year will have a form called spastic cerebral palsy, which is characterized by chronic muscle tightness that makes movement and coordination difficult.
Last week, Indianapolis-based drug maker Eli Lilly announced data from a study showing that, by combining the two different types of diabetes drugs, Jardiance and Trulicity, more patients may be able to reach target blood sugar levels than by using one drug alone.