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Defective Pelvic Meshes Remain on the Market

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 8, 2016 ~ Pelvic meshes found detective in a court of law remain on the market even though the Food and Drug Administration says it can take action against defective devices. Does the difference lie in the definition of “defective”? The U.S Food and Drug Administration has been [continue reading…]

Judge Throws Out Two Lawsuits Against J&J Over Talc/ Cancer Link Experts

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 8, 2016 ~ Talcum Powder /Cancer Litigation Against J&J Receives a Setback Litigation naming talcum powder as a link to ovarian cancer received a setback this week as as New Jersey judge decided to throw out two women’s lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson. On September 2, Judge Nelson [continue reading…]

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UCLA Partners With Mesh News Desk On Autoimmune Registry of Pelvic Mesh Complications

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 30, 2016 ~ An autoimmune registry is a dream of Hope Pagano, a mesh-injured woman who developed Lupus shortly after her pelvic mesh implant surgery.   Hope felt, as many of you do, that someone should be looking at the autoimmune reactions that women with pelvic mesh implanted [continue reading…]

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Drug and Device Makers Pay Docs with Discipline Disputes

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 24, 2016 ~ Financial Conflicts of Interest, an ongoing concern in medicine.   Drug and Device Makers Pay Docs with Discipline Disputes This story is from ProPublica, Journalism in the Public Interest and published yesterday.  National Public Radio’s Shots blog also published the story. When a doctor harms [continue reading…]

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Mesh Settlements and Pudendal Neuralgia

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 21, 2016 ~ Mesh Settlements- Will You Say Yes? You may recall earlier this year, Johnson & Johnson made an offer to settle up to 3,000 lawsuits filed by women who claim injuries from the company’s pelvic mesh.  The $120 million settlement would result in an average amount of [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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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…]

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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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Whistleblower Wants Prison Time for Convicted J&J Med Device Execs

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 25, 2016 ~ Whistleblower Wants J&J Subsidiary Execs To Be Imprisoned Following $18 Million Fine and Federal Conviction   Melayna Lokosky is not shy. The former Acclarent Inc. medical device sales rep worked for a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary until 2011 when she filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the [continue reading…]

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169 Pelvic Mesh Cases Poised For Trial in PA Beginning This Fall

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 19, 2016 ~ The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas has 169 pelvic mesh trials waiting for a date to begin with 14 already scheduled. Most of the defective product cases name as a defendant Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson. The Philadelphia Courts of Common Pleas is where Pennsylvania’s trial [continue reading…]

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