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What Exactly is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk, August 17, 2016 ~ You’ve heard the term “pelvic organ prolapse” and may have seen the shortcut POP.  But what does it mean and how likely are to be be affected by this condition? What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Many women are unaware of the medical condition known as pelvic organ [continue reading…]

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This Week – Kentucky AG Files Deceptive Marketing Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson Over Surgical Mesh

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 16, 2016 ~ Kentucky Joins Washington State and California in filing civil action against J&J for deceptively marketing its pelvic surgical mesh to consumers.   Seeks millions in restitution.  Kentucky is the latest state to file a civil lawsuit naming Johnson & Johnson and its medical device unit, [continue reading…]

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What Should Informed Consent Look Like?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 12, 2016 ~ What is informed consent? If you had to advise others, what should true “informed consent” look like prior to transvaginal or hernia mesh surgery?   What have you learned after the fact?  Informed Consent. You may have heard the term in a medical context. Informed [continue reading…]

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Doctor Sunshine – What You May Want to Know About Your Doctor’s Conflicts of Interest

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 4, 2016 ~ Questions have been raised by readers – Is my doctor receiving funds from the industry that makes the medical devices or drugs they are using?  Is your doctor in a relationship with a device company as a preceptor, teacher, and consultant?  How might that change [continue reading…]

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Welcome to MND on Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 13, 2016 ~ Welcome to MND.  For five years Mesh News Desk has covered primarily the injuries coming from mesh created to be permanently placed in the pelvis in women.  There are now more lawsuits consolidated in one court than for any other dangerous consumer product. The site [continue reading…]

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Talc & Cancer: Epithelial Ovarian Tumors are Most Common

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Women’s Health News Desk, August 12, 2016 ~ Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer. This article is part of a series written by Nurse Practitioner Eva Hvingelby, NP, PhD.  She has been working in health care for over 25 years with a focus on traumatic injury and terminal illness.  Hvingelby works with Dr. Greg Vigna, [continue reading…]

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Talc and Cancer: How Does Talc Get to the Ovary?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 13, 2016 ~  You’ve heard the verdicts from  a number of lawsuits that claim the use of talcum powder led to ovarian cancer. Juries have overwhelmingly agreed with the plaintiffs. Johnson & Johnson, maker of Baby Powder, says the link is highly speculative. One cannot argue with the [continue reading…]

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Talc & Ovarian Cancer – Staying Healthy after Treatment

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Women’s Health News Desk, August 11, 2016 ~ As part of our series on the use of talcum powder and its suspected link to ovarian cancer, author Eva Hvingelby, NP PhD writes about keeping healthy after you have been treated for cancer. Juries have found enough evidence to award plaintiffs $55 million in recent [continue reading…]

Talc & Cancer: What are the Common Chemotherapy Side Effects?

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Women’s Health News Desk, August 14, 2016 ~ As part of our ongoing series about the talcum powder/ ovarian cancer debate- here is news now that you need to know!  Nurse Practitioner, H. Eva Hvingelby, NP, PhD writes:  What are the Common Chemotherapy Side Effects? There is no chemotherapy treatment that only targets cancer, [continue reading…]

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Talc & Cancer : How Does Chemotherapy Work?

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Women’s Health News Desk, August 10, 2016 ~ How does Chemotherapy Work? by Eva Hvingelby, NP PhD Chemotherapy uses drugs that have been designed to kill certain types of cells, often by interfering with their ability to reproduce. Chemotherapy is provided in a way that enables the entire body to absorb the medication. The [continue reading…]

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