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Gynecologists Continue Using Power Morcellators Despite FDA Warning, The Wall Street Journal Reports

The Wall Street Journal reports that doctors nationwide are continuing to use a popular surgical tool, known as power morcellators, even after the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that the device can spread undetected cancer. The Wall Street Journal notes that this demonstrates “the limits of the regulator’s reach into clinical practice.” In […]

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Actos® MDL Update: $9B Jury Verdict Against Takeda & Eli Lilly in First Actos MDL Trial Reduced to $36.8M

Law360 reports that the jury verdict of $9 billion in punitive damages against Takeda and Eli Lilly over the type II diabetes drug, Actos®, in the first federal trial has been reduced to $36.8 million. In particular, Judge Doherty ruled that although the verdict was not unreasonable, the jury “should bow” to the Constitution’s due […]

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American Cancer Society: Mixed Findings on Link between Talcum Powder & Ovarian Cancer

The American Cancer Society has weighed in on the suggestion that talcum powder may cause ovarian cancer. In particular, the American Cancer Society provides that “it has been suggested that talcum powder might cause cancer in the ovaries if the powder particles (applied to the genital area or on sanitary napkins, diaphragms, or condoms) were […]

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FDA Remains Undecided Regarding the Potential Ban on Power Morcellators

The Democrat & Chronicle reports that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held hearings more than two months ago regarding the issue of whether to ban power morcellators. However, the FDA has yet to rule on the issue and affected families are outraged about the delay. FDA spokesperson Morgan Liscinsky provided, “The FDA is considering […]

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Actos® Lawsuit Update: Jurors in Philadelphia Hear Evidence that Takeda Concealed Bladder Cancer Risks, Law 360 Reports

Law 360 reports that jurors in a Philadelphia state court case trial heard evidence from an expert witness who testified that Takeda worked to suppress information about the cancer risks associated with Actos®. Randall Tackett, an expert witness who testified on behalf of plaintiff Frances Wisniewski, testified that Takeda convinced one of its partners back […]

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Ingredient in Colgate Total Toothpaste Linked to Cancer, Bloomberg Reports

Bloomberg reports that an active ingredient in Colgate Total toothpaste, Triclosan, is linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals. Although many companies have stopped using this antibacterial chemical in their products, Colgate stands by its use of Triclosan citing the FDA’s approval of its product as an over-the-counter drug in 1997. However, Bloomberg […]

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Hysterectomy Device May Spread Undetected Cancer, New Study Finds

The Wall Street Journal reports that a surgical device used to remove uterine fibroids and during hysterectomies may spread previously undetected cancerous tissue inside the body, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The study, conducted by Columbia University doctors, found that 1 in 368 women who […]

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Researchers Aim to Test Experimental Drugs to Alter Circadian Rhythms

Two neurology professors aim to begin testing drugs that could positively alter the body’s circadian rhythms (i.e., the body’s internal clock that control it’s biological workings from sleeping and eating to cardiovascular function). Studies have shown that disrupting the body’s internal clock, for example by working night shift, can increase an individual’s risk for developing […]

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Infuse® Bone Graft Lawsuit Update: New Studies Reveal Increased Risk of Cancer and Male Infertility

During spinal surgeries, doctors traditionally used graft material taken from another part of the patient’s body and inserted it into the space between two vertebrae to promote bone growth, improve stability, and relieve back pain. In 2002, Medtronic began marketing the Infuse® Bone Graft as a better alternative to traditional bone removal and grafting. Rather […]

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FDA Investigates Vytorin

Vytorin is a combination of simvastatin (Zocor) and ezetimibe (Zetia). Vytorin reduces the amount of cholesterol (a type of fat) absorbed by the body and block the production of cholesterol in the body. In August 2008, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Early Communication describing a possible association between the use of […]

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