According to research conducted by the American Cancer Society in the United States, approximately 22,240 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2018 and about 14,070 women die as a result of this cancer.
What You Need to Know About Depuy Synthes Elbow Replacement – Depuy Synthes, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, developed the Radial Head Prosthesis Device, which is a medically used elbow replacement prosthetic device. This is an elbow joint prosthesis made of two pieces that are used for primary as well as revision joint of the radial head of the elbow.
Thousands of patients have experienced uncontrollable gambling, sexual behavior, eating and shopping habits while prescribed to Abilify. This type of compulsive behavior often causes great emotional distress as well as alienation from family and friends. For this reason, patients across America have begun to file lawsuits against the drug’s manufacturer, claiming they were not properly warned of Abilify’s devastating side effects.
Avastin – generic name Bevacizumab – is classified as an “anti-angiogenesis” and “monoclonal antibody” drug. It is used in the treatment of:
- Metastatic rectal or colon cancer – the drug is used as part of a combination chemotherapy regimen
- Non- small cell, non-squamous lung cancer
- Metastatic renal cell carcinoma
- Metastatic breast cancer – the drug is used as part of a combination chemotherapy regimen
- Glioblastoma (GBM)
The drug works by blocking vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) – a certain type of protein – which thereby decreases the blood supply to the tumor and slows the growth of the tumor.
One of the 17 rare-earth elements, gadolinium (Gd) is part of the “lanthanide” series of metals. A large percentage of rare-earth metals have a toxic effect on human beings.
Also known as Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, dye, gadolinium has paramagnetic properties, meaning that there is a slight increase in its temperature when it moves through a magnetic field, like an MRI. It is these properties that make it useful in enhancing the quality of images in MRI scans.