Some Heartburn Meds Tied to Stomach Cancer

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News. Popping certain heartburn drugs like they’re candy might up your odds for stomach cancer, new research suggests. The risk was proportionate to how long and how often these drugs, called proton pump… Read More

Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuits Mounting

By Lucy Campbell, Lawsuits and New York, NY.  Personal injury lawsuits filed against Pfizer, the maker of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor (atorvastatin) are mounting and, as a consequence, are being consolidated into Multi District… Read More

Low-T Testosterone Heart Risk Lawsuit

From the Journal of the American Medical Association. Men who take testosterone drugs are at increased risk of testosterone stroke and testosterone heart attack , according to a recent study. One testosterone drug, Androgel, warns… Read More

Medications to Avoid

By AGS Foundation for Health in Aging.    USE WITH CAUTION Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) used to reduce pain and inflammation AVOID long-acting NSAIDs like indomethacin (Indocin) and piroxicam (Feldene). •  Shorter-acting NSAIDs like ibuprofen… Read More

Nexium Plaintiffs Oppose Lawsuit Dismissal

By Heidi Turner, Plaintiffs involved in Nexium lawsuits have opposed AstraZeneca’s motion to dismiss the lawsuits. In all, up to 58 lawsuits are involved, with plaintiffs alleging they were not given the opportunity to… Read More