December 25, 2019 - It is believed that when talc-based products are used in the perineal area, the talc fibers travel to the ovaries where they embed themselves. This results in inflammation, which, in turn, can lead to ovarian cancer...More recently, asbestos fibers have also been found in some of J & J’s talc-based products, leading to a new group of lawsuits...
December 23, 2019 - FDA Black Box Uloric Warning - In February 2019, the FDA issued a Black Box Warning regarding Uloric which noted a clinical trial concluded that Uloric might not just be responsible for an increase in cardiovascular deaths—but in deaths from all causes. Uloric is manufactured by Takeda for a type of arthritis known as gout which occurs when uric acid...
December 16, 2019 - Uloric is a drug manufactured by Takeda, approved by the FDA in 2009 and used for gout—nearly 8.3 million adults in the United States have gout. Unfortunately, there are many dangers associated with Uloric, some of them more serious than others. According to the manufacturer, when taken regularly, Uloric can prevent damage to the joints,
December 16, 2019 - Johnson & Johnson has been facing lawsuits regarding their baby powder with talc, for about six years. Many of the lawsuits which have been heard at trial were decided in favor of the plaintiffs, however J & J has appealed every decision, with the majority being reversed. It is important to note, however, that the verdicts were not reversed...
December 07, 2019 - There are currently about 20,000 talcum powder ovarian cancer cases pending throughout the country in state and federal courts; two-thirds of those are in federal court. The talcum powder ovarian cancer federal MDL is being held in New Jersey before Judge Freda Wolfson, with about...
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