In a major victory for Actos bladder cancer victims across the country, a US District Judge upheld a $9 billion verdict against Japanese drug maker Takeda Pharmaceuticals after the jury found that Takeda and US-based Eli Lilly knew Actos [...]
Our office has published a new book, Testosterone therapy’s link to heart attack, stroke, and death: what you need to know. The iBook is available for free through iTunes and is the first to be published on the dangers of testosterone [...]
Takeda Pharmaceuticals – the Japanese manufacturer of diabetes drug Actos – has been hit with sanctions at a trial in Las Vegas over the drug’s link to bladder cancer. The lawsuit was brought by two women, Delores Cipriano [...]
Following 34 days of trial, a Louisiana jury ordered Japanese drug maker Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and drug maker Eli Lilly & Co. to pay $9 billion in punitive damages after finding the companies’ diabetes drug Actos caused [...]
A man on TV is selling me a miracle cure that will keep me young forever. It’s called AndroGel and it’s for treating something called Low T, a pharmaceutical company-recognized condition affecting millions of men with low [...]
Millions of men across the country have received various forms of testosterone therapy (TT). A new study, however, warns that testosterone gels may double the risk of heart attack for some men. Men aged 65 and older had double the risk [...]
This first bellwether trial in the Actos Louisiana MDL began this week. Before trial began, the court entered a scathing order that described in detail systemic destruction of evidence by drug maker Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
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It’s that time of year again. As the year draws to a close, it’s time for a brief look over the shoulder. These were the 10 posts you, the reader, enjoyed most this year (as least as measured by volume of readership).
Artificial hip maker, Stryker Corp., said in October it could spend between $700 million and $1.13 billion to resolve litigation over recalled hip implants. Stryker recalled two devices – the Stryker Rejuvenate and Stryker ABG [...]
Peter Ludlow wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times recently on The Banality of Systemic Evil. The subject of the piece was recent “leaking, whistle-blowing and hacktivism that has vexed the United States military and the private [...]