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FDA Says it’s Taken 21,000 reports of Wen Hair Care Complaints

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk, July 20, 2016 ~ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it has received 127 adverse event reports about the WEN Hair products. Promoted on television by celebrity stylist, Chaz Dean, the FDA says his office has received 21,000 complaints. Complaints include reports of balding, rashes and hair breakage. See the [continue reading…]

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Atrium Medical C-Qur Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Moving Forward

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 10, 2016 ~ This article is Sponsored Content written by Brett Vaughn, RN, BSN, and JD of the Hollis Law firm, of Overland Park, Kansas, about Atrium Medical Hernia Mesh and specifically its C-Qur hernia mesh.   As many of you readers know, unlike transvaginal mesh, there are few [continue reading…]

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Report: Deaths Caused by the FDA

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 5, 2016 ~ Deaths Caused by the FDA That is the title of a campaign by the Alliance for Natural Health, USA.  Digging into the Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) database, the consumer group, that promotes sustainable natural health, counts 750,659 deaths caused by FDA-approved drugs, vaccines and [continue reading…]

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Teresa Stevens Speaks Out About How She Got Involved in Boston Scientific Lawsuit Over Counterfeit Transvaginal Mesh

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 6, 2016 ~  On October 27, 2014, Teresa Stevens was preparing for a scheduled hysterectomy when, at the suggestion of her doctor, she agreed to have a Boston Scientific Obtryx Halo vaginal mesh implanted into her body, like thousands of American women do each year. The problems started [continue reading…]

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Where is the FDA on Pelvic Mesh Today?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 7, 2016 ~ The FDA has been slow to act and react to mesh complications.   Be sure to make your report to the agency so it has the ammunition it needs to act.   The first warning came from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in [continue reading…]

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Study: Insufficient Science to FDA Allows Med Devices On the Market

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 22, 2016 ~  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put safety in the back seat in approving several high risk devices for obstetric and gynecological procedures, according to a study by researchers at Northwestern University. Citing the problems with transvaginal mesh, power morcellators, and the Essure [continue reading…]

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Lana Keeton’s Disaster Recovery Fund

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If you have been involved in the pelvic mesh issue for any time, likely you  have talked to Lana Keeton. The tough talking Texan walks the walk and talks the talk.  A former steel broker, Keeton helped gather the 2008 FDA Safety Alert about pelvic mesh and again for 2011 when the FDA finally [continue reading…]

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Secret CVs May Mask Conflicts with Mesh Drug and Device Industry

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 6, 2016 ~ Conflicts amid experts and secret CVs is the focus of a Public Citizen lawsuit filed against the Food and Drug Administration over its “unlawful” redacting of panel experts CVs.   On September 8 and 9th in a large meeting room in the Holiday Inn in [continue reading…]

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FDA Says No Guarantees New Tissue Containment System Will Lessen Cancer Risks from Power Morcellation

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Mesh News Desk, April 7, 2016 ~ Even amid an intense debate about the validity of using a power morcellator and its potential to spread previously undiagnosed cancers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today okayed the marketing of the first tissue containment system to use be used with the device.  The PneumoLiner has not [continue reading…]

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Mesh Community Taking it Social, Global

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March 25, 2016 ~ The Mesh Awareness Movement has taken to Twitter and J&J is watching! A growing number of women are joining in a party every Friday night, but there is nothing to celebrate. The mesh community parties are held online on Twitter and women injured by pelvic mesh and other implants cleared by [continue reading…]

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