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Jacky Gale

Since beginning her journalism career with a focus on the healthcare industry, Jacky has written extensively about the dangers of many popular medications, including Actos, Yaz, Xarelto and more.

FDA Updates Invokana Label Regarding Bone Fracture Risk

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a new drug safety communication regarding Invokana and Invokamet (canagliflozin). The safety announcement, which was released on September 10, 2015, adds a new warning to the drug’s label and updates the adverse reactions section with regard to the risk of bone... Read more »

Does Testosterone Therapy Contribute to Atherosclerosis?

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The use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) has been increasing, yet some have expressed concerns about potentially life-threatening side effects of testosterone gels, creams, patches, and other products. Cardiovascular complications are of particular concern. Some men have filed lawsuits against a handful of TRT product manufacturers, claiming that the drugs... Read more »

Xarelto Lawsuit Alleges Severe Injuries, Fatalities

Thirteen plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit against multiple defendants, claiming that Xarelto, a blood-thinning medication, caused serious and sometimes fatal internal bleeding. The lawsuit names as defendants Janssen Research & Development LLC, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, and Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals and demands that these parties be held accountable for... Read more »

Widow Alleges Fresenius Responsible for Husband’s Death

The surviving spouse of a Mississippi man, Marshall Russell Phillips, has filed a lawsuit against Fresenius Medical Care, alleging that Naturalyte caused a fatal heart injury. Nellie Phillips, the widow, and Nelda Neal, the anticipated personal representation of the decedent’s estate, filed the lawsuit on July 1, 2015 in the... Read more »

Request to Centralize Talc Powder Lawsuits

Defendants named in multiple talc body powder lawsuits have filed a formal request for case centralization. The defendants have asked that the lawsuits filed in New Jersey, which total over 100 with more than 156 plaintiffs, be consolidated into a multicounty litigation (MCL) in the Atlantic County Superior Court before... Read more »