Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:16 am Post subject: . Lawsuit News: New Study Cites Cataracts as Yet
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New York, NY, October 03, 2013 -- The use of statins such as . can cause cataracts, according to a study featured in a Sept. 20 Reuters article. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which represents clients in . induced diabetes lawsuits, notes that this joins established reports linking . to an increased risk of Type-2 diabetes, especially in women.
Researchers compared 7,000 people on statins and 7,000 who were similar in characteristics but not on statins and found what Dr. Ishak Mansi, the study's senior author from the Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Dallas VA Medical Center, found to be a consistent results pointing toward an increased risk of cataracts, according to Reuters.*
“This study adds to a body of evidence that indicates the growing risk involved in using statins to treat high cholesterol,” said Rochelle Rottenstein, principal of the Rottenstein Law Group LLP. “We speak with prospective clients often about these risks, and their options for obtaining compensation for the harms they suffered from the alleged side effects of ..”
. lawsuits, which plaintiffs have filed in courts across the country, focus on the claim, supported by at least two research studies, that links the use of the drug and a risk of Type 2 diabetes. A 2011 American College of Cardiology study established connection between the statin and the diabetes risk, and a January 2012 JAMA: Internal Medicine study highlighted the risk in women.
The Rottenstein Law Group LLP encourages those who have taken . to visit its FAQ page to learn more about . side effects and how to file a . lawsuit.
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