Motorcycle Safe: Driving Tips
February 29, 2008
Learn: More than 90% of riders involved in accidents had no formal training. Take a Motorcycle RiderCourse to develop good basic riding techniques. Get Licensed: Nearly half of all motorcycle riders involved in accidents are unlicensed or improperly licensed. Prepare: Wear appropriate gear for comfort and protection. Be Seen: Stand out. Wear bright clothing and use retroreflective material. Be Awake: Fatigue and drowsiness can impair...
The Effects of Trasylol
February 28, 2008
The lives of 22,000 patients could have been saved if U.S. regulators had been quicker to remove a Bayer AG drug used to stem bleeding during open heart surgery, according to a medical researcher interviewed by CBS Television’s 60 Minutes program. The drug Trasylol was withdrawn in November at the request of the FDA after an observational study linked the medicine to kidney failure requiring...
February 27, 2008
The New England Journal of Medicine reports about the recent drug Trasylol. September 30 is becoming a day of infamy for drug safety. On that date in 2004, Merck announced that rofecoxib (Vioxx) doubled the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke, and the company withdrew the drug from the market after 5 years of use in more than 20 million patients. On September 30, 2006, a...
FDA Issues A Safety Alert on Avandia
February 13, 2008
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is aware of a potential safety issue related to Avandia (rosiglitazone), a drug approved to treat type 2 diabetes. Safety data from controlled clinical trials have shown that there is a potentially significant increase in the risk of heart attack and heart-related deaths in patients taking Avandia. However, other published and unpublished data from long-term clinical trials of...
5 Tips to Driving Safely
February 13, 2008
1. Stay alert and relaxed If you’re tired, don’t drive. If you’ve had a rough day at the office, chill out before you get on the road. Your car drives as you feel, so be nice and stay alert. Keep a firm and friendly grip on the wheel. Avoid clenching and choking; conversely, don’t drape a wrist over the top and think you’ve got control....
Fort Worth, The City’s Magazine; “Fears | Nachawati Law Firm”
February 1, 2008
According to the Fort Worth Texas, The City’s Magazine, the Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is one that deserves the right to be talked about: Fears | Nachawati Law Firm UNIQUE APPROACH: Founded on the principle of integrity, Fears | Nachawati Law Firm is comprised of distinguished personal injury and bankruptcy attorneys who take an unparalleled approach to the practice of law, as every case...