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A Porcine Dolly
...suppressed animals can be. Needles to say that the jury
is still out on using pigs as a granary for much need organs for transplant....
Merck to pay $ 253.5 million to Vioxx victim family
On Friday, a Texas jury
found Merck liable for the death of Robert C. Erns... the company. After two days of deliberations, the jury
said that Carol Ernst, Mr. Ernst’s widow, // should be awarded $ 253.5 million. Over 5 years, abou...
Judgment In Favor Of Merck For Vioxx Drug
Atlantic City jury
has given a judgment in favor of Merck the manufac...g in New Jersey State. Earlier in August a Texas jury
found Merck liable for the death of Robert C. Ernst, who died in May 2001 after taking Vioxx, a pain...
Lip Piercing Can Be Fatal
..., Sheffield was reduced to tears after a coroner's jury
returned the verdict of 'death by misadventure.' // Daniel died in December 2002 - two months after he got his lip pierced in a salon in the city. He was admitted to a hospital after vomiting and developed a raging fever. Commenting on the verdict...
Gynaecologist Faces Stiff Prison Sentence On Counts Of Sexual Abuse
... a four-week trial by a King County Superior Court jury
in Seattle, Dr. Charles Momah, an obstetrician and gynaecologist was convicted on Wednesday of two counts // of rape and two counts of indecent liberties against four women who came to his clinics for treatment. Momah could face 16 years in prison i...
Breast cancer patient lost her case
... of dollars as a compensation to her doctor as the jury
rejected her case against the doctor//. Doctor Robert Newton is the family doctor of Deborah Carney against whom she had put a case for negligent treatment as they feel that the doctor missed an early breast cancer diagnosis. Carney had put a case ag...
Novel Rules And Regulations For Cardiovascular Catheterization Labs.
...nn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA) and a jury
of skilled doctors. Nearly 80% of the SCAI membe...change from the existing rules. Dr Chamber and his jury
set out mainly to the various Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and has gathered the most r...
Illicit body parts from cadavers used for transplant
...udulently obtained, the Daily News said. A grand jury
has been hearing evidence against at least a half-dozen funeral homes and Biomedical Tissue on allegations that they conspired to sell stolen body parts. Authorities believe hundreds of corpses, including that of "Masterpiece Theater" host Alistair ...
Georgia: Indian doctor's license cancelled
...y. The board's action came after a federal grand jury
had accused Totada R Shanthaveerappa, a practition...weed killer and insecticide to treat patients. The jury
had returned an 87-count indictment accusing him of falsely billing insurance companies that he was ...
HIV positive man deliberately had unprotected sex
The Adelaide Supreme Court jury
is hearing the case of a HIV positive man who was ... treated the man for HIV between 1999 to 2001. The jury
heard the voice tape-recorded two years of the accused admitting that he had unprotected sex with hi...
Australian Court Finds Man Guilty of Spreading HIV/AIDS
A South Australian Supreme Court jury
has found a South African man guilty of spreading HIV/AIDS by having unprotected sex with three women. 34-year-old Andre Chad // Parenzee had led the women to believe that he had cancer. One of the three women, who also happens top be a mother of...
Use of forceps causes baby’s deat
... in the right position. A Birmingham Crown Court jury
was said that Olivia Rowlings was born at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital on May 14, 2002, and died after eight hours due to serious head and brain injuries. Dr El-Khadem was charged with her manslaughter and was accused of failing to carry out proper ...
Could Long Tern Vioxx Users Suffer From Heart Attacks?
...from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, told a jury
at the latest Vioxx product liability trial that t...Co.'s. The doctor testified on Tuesday and told a jury
that the studies, covering a total of about 28,000 patients, contained no evidence that Vioxx expose...
Doctor Grilled In Court For False Report About Vioxx Health Risk
...dow, a user of Vioxx receive a multimillion-dollar jury
award. Other similar trials that were taken up in the state and federal courts had ended up in favor of Merck. Rayburn was peppered with questions about studies and articles that demonstrated an increased risk of heart attack in those who used Viox...
Merck in the Dock Due To Vioxx
The Vioxx case takes a bad turn when the Texas jury
awarded $32 million for the family of a 71-year-ol... case against Vioxx maker Merck & Co. Inc. The jury
awarded Leonel Garza's family $7 million in compensatory damages for mental anguish and personal los...
Former FDA Commissioner Accused in Criminal Case
...rney Barbara Van Gelder has mentioned that a grand jury
had begun a criminal investigation of Lester Crawford. She is believed to have told a federal magistrate, in a telephone hearing, on Thursday, that she would instruct him to invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination if ordered to a...
Vioxx Not Safe Even For Short Term Use
...ioxx lawsuits. The company has been hit with three jury
awards totaling $298.3 million, two of which involved short-term use of the painkiller. It is also associated with the death of a man who took the drug for a period of 30 days. Linda Levesque, assistant professor of epidemiology at Queen's Univers...
American Wins Lawsuit Over Penile Implant Malfunction
...table being around his grandchildren. In 2004, a jury
awarded him $750,000, but a judge called the amount excessive and reduced it to $400,000. The Rhode Island Supreme Court affirmed the award in a ruling Friday. (Source: IANS)...
Indian Australian Doctor Charged for Performing Illegal Abortion
... Reports here said the decision was reached by a jury
of three men and eight women Wednesday after about 16 hours of deliberation about a series of complex medical and legal questions. The doctor now faces a maximum 10-year jail term. Sood, 56, is the first doctor in NSW since 1971 to be tried over a...
Indian Doctor in Britain Jailed for Molesting Patients
...said. Andrew Hockton, defending lawyer, told the jury
that the small, bespectacled doctor was "highly respected" in the profession. He said: "He's the sort of man who puts himself out for others." He said all the intimate internal examinations were justified and that his client "completely refuted" t...