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Category: Dangerous Drugs

Study: No Evidence of Benefits from Testosterone Therapy

|Posted on February 24, 2016 in Dangerous Drugs |

Thanks to the enormous marketing power of pharmaceutical companies, testosterone therapy treatment for men with low testosterone, or Low T, has increased nearly fivefold over the last decade.  Originally intended to treat the serious medical condition hypogonadism, these drugs have increasingly been prescribed as a cure for the natural conditions of aging, such as a… read more

Questionable Medical Records in Essure Clinical Trial

|Posted on May 14, 2015 in Dangerous Drugs,Medical Malpractice,Personal Injury,Product Liability |

A recent television report on 41 Action News in Kansas City highlighted the problems of a woman who had participated in a clinical trial for a birth control device called Essure 15 years ago. Essure is a tiny flexible coil inserted into the fallopian tube to prevent pregnancy. Theoretically, the presence of the device creates… read more

FDA Warns Against Dangerous Effects of Testosterone (Low T) Drugs

|Posted on March 4, 2015 in Dangerous Drugs |

FDA Issues Warning About Low T Drugs Testosterone therapy treatment for men with low testosterone, or Low T, is prescribed for over two million patients in the United States every year. Although only approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of the serious medical condition hypogonadism, these drugs have increasingly been… read more

Does Your Doctor Accept Money From Big Pharma?

|Posted on February 23, 2015 in Dangerous Drugs,Product Liability |

John Oliver Takes Down Big Pharma On a recent episode of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” John Oliver delivered a scathing exposé on the influence large pharmaceutical companies have on the prescription practices of doctors. Oliver explained that 90% of big drug companies spend more on marketing than on research and Big Pharma spent over $24… read more

Icy Roads Cause Car Accidents and Car Wrecks Mean You Many Need a Lawyer

|Posted on December 10, 2014 in Car Accident,Dangerous Drugs,Personal Injury |

Icy Roads are a Winter Hazard Nearly one-fourth of all traffic accidents are weather-related. With winter approaching, it is a good time to discuss the dangers of driving on ice and snow. Even though the Midwest has experienced a relatively mild winter thus far, there have already been a number of traffic deaths caused by… read more

Low-T Drugs Could Pose Heart Risk

|Posted on February 13, 2014 in Dangerous Drugs,Personal Injury,Safety Tips,Wrongful Death |

Recent studies have linked testosterone treatment drugs to an increased risk of serious heart events such as heart attack, stroke and death in men. Some research indicates that testosterone-boosting products could as much as double the risk of heart attacks in some men. Due to mounting research indicating a cause and effect between Low-T drugs and… read more