Pharmacology Professor and Doctor warns of serious risks allegedly associated with low-T testosterone replacement therapy

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A Georgetown associate professor of pharmacology recently warned of the health dangers potentially associated with low-T testosterone replacement therapy products like AndroGel, Axiron, and Testim. At the American Urological Association’s annual meeting recently held in Orlando, Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman said advertisers are attempting to turn aging “into a disease with very vague, non-specific symptoms that… Read more »

Transvaginal mesh trial to begin late summer

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Thousands of women around the nation have filed claims against Johnson & Johnson over its defective Ethicon Gynecare Prolift bladder sling and pelvic mesh products. On May 16, 2014, the federal judge presiding over the multidistrict litigation scheduled a bellweather trial for late summer. Jury selection is slated to begin on August 22 and the… Read more »

Ring of Fire interviews The Cochran Firm DC Managing Attorney David Haynes

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Ring of Fire hosted by Mike Papantonio recently interviewed David Haynes, managing attorney of The Cochran Firm, D.C., regarding problems in the pharmaceutical industry, including off-label marketing, false studies, tax avoidance, and dangerous products. The full interview is available online.  Ring of Fire is broadcast nationally on Free Speech TV and also distributed throughout the… Read more »

Echoes of Skechers Shape-Ups as FiveFingers Barefoot Running Shoe maker Vibram offers to settle lawsuit for $3.75 million

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Vibram, the maker of the popular FiveFingers running shoes, recently offered to settle a lawsuit about the Italian company’s health claims in its marketing for $3.75 million. Virbam claimed that its FiveFingers running shoes strengthened muscles and prevented running-associated injuries. The problem? The claims were unsubstantiated by medical science. In fact, a 2013 study in… Read more »