Master Doctor Search: Lawsuits & Litigation
Purdue Pharma Will Settle Major Opioid Lawsuit
The Oklahoma attorney general will announce details Tuesday afternoon. A trial of other opioid manufacturers is still scheduled to proceed.
1 hour ago - NY Times
Duke University to Pay $112.5 Million to Settle Claims of Research Misconduct
The university submitted falsified data in connection with 30 grants obtained from the N.I.H. and E.P.A., according to a whistle-blower lawsuit.
13 hours ago - NY Times
BREAKING: Michael Avenatti, former attorney of Stormy Daniels who tried to destroy Trump, charged with extortion threats against Nike
The Wall Street Journal is reporting breaking news that Michael Avenatti, the so-called “creepy porn lawyer” who tried to take down President Trump and represented Stormy...
21 hours ago - Natural News
Bayer and Johnson & Johnson Settle Lawsuits Over Xarelto, a Blood Thinner, for $775 Million
The settlement resolves about 25,000 lawsuits, which claimed the companies failed to warn about deadly bleeding episodes caused by the drug.
21 hours ago - NY Times
Duke Settles Doctored Data Lawsuit for $112.5 Million
A whistleblower said that lung researchers had faked data in grant applications totaling $200 million. Medscape Medical News
22 hours ago - Medscape
Michigan Won't Fund Adoption Agencies That Discriminate Against LGBTQ Parents
Any agency contracts found to discriminate against LGBTQ prospective parents in Michigan will now be terminated The state of Michigan will no longer provide state funding to...
2 days ago - Scary Mommy
Roche Sues U.S. Executives in Diabetes Test Strip Fight
Roche is seeking tens of millions of dollars in a U.S. lawsuit against former executives of a Utah-based pharmacy company in the Swiss drugmaker's latest court case targeting...
2 days ago - Medscape
Monsanto / Bayer hit with another jury decision that confirms Roundup caused man's cancer. 9,000 more lawsuits are pending, could bankrupt Bayer
For the second time in a year, a jury has decided that the popular glyphosate weed killer Roundup caused a man's cancer. The victory could inspire a flood of similar suits in...
3 days ago - Natural News
Do you own Wise storable food products? You might starve to death in an actual emergency, claims class action lawsuit
A shocking class action lawsuit confirms a bitter truth: You don't always get what you pay for. Wise Company, purveyor of emergency and storable foods, has been accused of...
4 days ago - Natural News
Roundup Caused Man's Cancer: Jury
Monsanto, now owned by pharmaceutical company Bayer, faces more than 9,000 Roundup-related lawsuits in the United States, The Guardian reported.
6 days ago - Web MD
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Community Pharmacy Based Screening Increases Early Detection of Diabetes
Community pharmacies helps to screen patients for type 2 diabetes, which could increase early diagnosis and reduce health care expenses.
RuPaul host, a former playmate and thousands of women on breast implant illness
Michelle Visage and Karen McDougal are two of the thousands of women who are calling for breast implant manufacturers to recognize the links between implants and a slew of...
Prostate tumours 'spread by spiting out a protein that activates dormant...
A new study by the University of Bradford found these tiny pieces of a protein, known as EN2, are taken up by other cancerous cells, causing them to change shape or fuse together.
Diabetes Treatment May Keep Dementia and Alzheimer's at Bay
Dementia and Alzheimer's develop much faster in people with untreated diabetes. However, patients on medication for type 2 diabetes can keep dementia and Alzheimer's at bay.
Moms with Fussy Babies are More Prone to Depression
Do you have a fussy baby at home? Mothers of fussy babies are more likely to develop depression symptoms, reveals a new study.
Bacteria can Travel Thousands of Miles Globally Through the Air
Bacteria may travel thousands of miles through the air worldwide instead of hitching rides with people and animals, reveals a study.
Weight Loss Drug Phentermine may be Safe and Effective for Long-term...
Phentermine, an inexpensive weight loss drug approved for only short term use also may be safe and effective for long term treatment, stated new research.
Replacing Sitting Time with Light Physical Activity Lowers Death Risk
Do you like sitting around? A new study found that swapping 30 minutes of sitting time with light physical activity can reduce the risk of early death by 50 percent.
Two-month-old baby sleep and feeding schedule
Your baby is two whole months old-wow! How's that sleep situation coming along? It might sound counterintuitive, but it could be helpful not to think about how much sleep your...
E-books are Ruining Children's Storytime
Storytime with e-books is not as helpful as traditional print books. A new study finds that parents and children talk and interact less with electronic books compared to print...