Statins may diminish benefits of exercise
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on May 24, 2013
May 24, 2013 A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that statins may block some of the benefits of exercise. Statins are drugs used to lower cholesterol and include brand names such as Lipitor, Crestor, and Zocor. According to a New York Times blog, “[R]esearchers from the...
Is Pfizer Benefiting From Negligence?
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on May 20, 2013
Pfizer announces partnership with Merck to develop a new drug to treat Type 2 Diabetes… the very disease that their blockbuster medication, LIPITOR® is accused of causing. A number of recent studies have revealed an increased risk for LIPITOR users to develop Type 2 Diabetes. Lawsuits are mounting against Pfizer, the drug’s creator; alleging...
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on May 16, 2013
Pfizer’s blockbuster cholesterol-lowering medication LIPITOR® (atorvastatin) has recently been associated with an increased risk of Type 2 Diabetes in women. Lawsuits have been filed in courts around the country claiming that Pfizer failed to warn doctors and patients about the potential risks involved with using the drug. South Carolina – Evalina Smalls thought she...