NFL Reports Decrease in Concussions

NFL Reports Decrease in Concussions

The number of concussions in the NFL decreased by 11.3 percent during the 2016 season, according to injury data released by the league last week. Data put together by QuintilesIMS Injury Surveillance and Analytics found there were 244 cases of diagnosed concussions in...
Skin Cancer Cream Causing Dogs’ Deaths

Skin Cancer Cream Causing Dogs’ Deaths

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning pet owners that dogs and other animals may die if exposed to a cream used to treat and prevent skin cancer. Five cases of dogs that became ill and died after accidentally ingesting a cream called Fluorouracil...
Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward

In a positive sign for plaintiffs suing Atrium Medical Corp. over its C-Qur hernia mesh products, lawsuits are beginning to move forward with the court’s issuance of its first Case Management Order on Jan. 13. The purpose of the Case Management Order is to manage and...
Heartburn Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Asthma

Heartburn Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Asthma

Children born to mothers who take popular heartburn medications like proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and H2 blockers may have a greater risk of developing childhood asthma, according to new research. The study, published this month in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical...