The contraceptive device Essure is linked with thousands of serious adverse event reports.

FDA Adds Black Box Warning for Essure’s Health Risks

On March 30, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a new Black Box warning for the dangerous contraceptive device Essure. The regulatory agency found that the permanent, non-surgical sterilization method marketed by Bayer…

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Xarelto reaches the Japanese market

Last year, on September, Xarelto has been approved in Japan. The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare gave its good-to-go to the famous anticoagulant drug, approving it for the prevention and treatment of several conditions such…

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New study shows that blood thinners may slow down Alzheimer’s

Researchers from the Örebro University found evidence that clopidogrel, a well-known blood-thinner drug, may slow down Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) progression. The study published in the journal Science Signaling was led by Professor Margitta Elvers and included researchers from Sweden, Italy,…