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DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit Update: Rottenstein Law Group Notes That Number of Pending Pinnacle Lawsuits Reaches Nearly 4,000

Metal-on-metal hip replacements such as the DePuy Pinnacle have been in the news* frequently because of hip lawsuits related to the devices’ alleged side effects, such as metal poisoning. The Rottenstein Law Group, a DePuy Pinnacle law firm, notes that … Continue reading

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Rough Start Seen on Medical Device Tax Implementation

Medical device manufacturers are confronting the issues regarding the implementation of the Medical Device Tax this year, news reports say, pointing out several problems that were encountered before the new tax was imposed on manufacturers. Device manufacturers and several politicians … Continue reading

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Metal Hip Replacement Toxicity Symptoms

Hip replacement is used as surgery for people who are suffering chronic hip pain and hip injuries. During hip replacement surgery, the damaged cartilage and bone are removed from your hip joint and are replaced with new, man-made parts. This … Continue reading

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Dangers Associated with Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Systems

The concern about metal-on-metal hip replacements, specifically over one made by  Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, is that they were causing problems within the first few years after implantation surgery. While the materials don’t wear out quickly, they do … Continue reading

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A New Way in Treating Osteoporosis

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) made a successful   breakthrough after they efficaciously accomplished the first trial of a drug-releasing microchip in humans, according to the CNN News website.  This drug was designed to treat osteoporosis, which is … Continue reading

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Active Lifestyle May Reduce Risk of Developing Arthritis

Trail running is one of the sports that many people are getting into nowadays because, not only does it give every runner the thrill of trail running, but it provides health benefits as well.  Getting into an active lifestyle can … Continue reading

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Arthritis May Lead to Disability

About one in every five people in the United States is still inflicted with arthritis,  as stated in the Today Health website, quoting medical studies and data from the National Institute of Health. Arthritis usually prompts patients to undergo artificial … Continue reading

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