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Blood Clot Test Strips Voluntarily Recalled Following Three Deaths

Alere Inc. has voluntarily recalled Alere INRatio2 PT/INR Professional Test Strips after nine adverse events โ€” including three deaths โ€” were linked to the defective medical device. The prothrombin time test measures how long...more

FDA Launches Huge Online Database of Adverse Events

As part of the Obama administration's effort to make public information more accessible, the FDA launched openFDA on June 2, 2014. This new database makes nearly 4 million pharmaceutical adverse event reports the FDA...more

How Naturalyte And Naturalyte Granuflo Were Improperly Administered โ€” And Who Is Responsible

In March 2012, the manufacturer of NaturaLyte Liquid and NaturaLyte Granuflo Acid Concentrates issued a Class 1 recall of the products, which are used in hemodialysis to treat patients with acute and chronic renal failure. ...more

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