FDA Approves New Bleeding Antidote Andexxa

There is promising news for the more than 4 million patients who take Xarelto® (Riviaroxaban) or Eliquis® (Aixaban) on a daily basis. These blood thinners, while effective, have been shown to cause uncontrolled and sometimes life-threatening bleeding events.  The FDA has finally approved a reversal agent that can stop the anticoagulant effects of Xa inhibitors, in the form…

Xarelto Litigation Update

Plaintiffs from around the nation claim that Bayer’s anticoagulant medication Xarelto was defectively designed and marketed with inadequate warnings about the risk of uncontrolled bleeding. Approved by the FDA in 2011, Xarelto is prescribed to treat blood clots, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, and is one of the top-selling blood thinners on the market.…

Does Baby Powder Cause Cancer?

Juries say Yes and J&J has known since the 1970’s putting millions of women at risk for ovarian cancer. Scientists originally discovered talc particles in ovarian tumors in the early 1970’s and subsequent studies have showed a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. To date J&J continues to claim that their baby powder is…

Is MRI Dye Safe? Concerns About Gadolinium

MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scans are used to detect and diagnose a range of health issues, from blocked blood vessels and soft tissue injuries to cancerous tumors. For decades, physicians have been using Gadolinium contrast agents during these scans to improve image quality, meaning some 300 million Americans have been exposed to metal-based dyes. Until…