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Vasalgel Male Birth Control Available by 2017

Ava Lawson | September 18th, 2014
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Vasalgel, a non-hormonal injection for men, may revolutionize safe sex in the United States.  This male birth control is expected to hit markets by 2017, offering consumers a novel alternative to condoms, intrauterine devices and oral contraceptives – all of which carry their own risks, side effects and potential health complications. Developed by the Parsemus Foundation, Vaselgel has proven successful… Read more »

New Study on Birth Control Breast Cancer Risk

Whitney Taylor | September 4th, 2014
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Even as concerns over blood clot risks with some oral contraceptives are growing, a new study has also raised questions about birth control breast cancer risk. The recent study, conducted by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington, found that some types of birth control pills could raise a woman’s risk for breast cancer by as… Read more »

63 Women File Yaz Stroke Lawsuit Against Bayer

Ava Lawson | August 21st, 2014
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Sixty three women hailing from states across the country have jointly filed a products liability claim against pharmaceutical giant Bayer Healthcare. April Simuel et al v. Bayer Corporation et al marks the latest Yaz stroke lawsuit seeking monetary damages. The complaint states that the defendant’s “defective birth control pills” including Yasmin, Yaz and Ocella caused the claimants’ hyperkalemia, causing them… Read more »

Yaz Litigation Update: Bayer Still Faces 5,000 Claims

Ava Lawson | August 15th, 2014
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According to a 2014 second-quarter financial report, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals has resolved thousands of claims alleging adverse side effects of Yaz and Yasmin, two popular birth control pills which have been on the market since 2001 and 2006, respectively. With no admission of wrongdoing, the pharmaceutical company has paid out some $1.8 billion in settlements to resolve 17,000 Yasmin and… Read more »

Bayer Faces New Yaz DVT Claim in CA Superior Court

Ava Lawson | August 8th, 2014
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Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals and McKesson Corporation face new litigation in California Superior Court, where plaintiff Shannon Long is suing based on injuries she allegedly sustained from Yaz and or Yasmin. The product liability complaint joins coordinated proceedings, JCCP No. 4608, pending before Judge Berle in Los Angeles Superior Court.  The mass tort centralizes claims involving Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella and… Read more »