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Post Courier Excellent Reporting on Talcum Power Cancer Link

Alishia Landrum, Post Courier Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 7, 2018 ~   The Charleston, SC Post Courier has produced an excellent, thoroughly researched story on the talcum powder connection to ovarian cancer. Focusing on South Carolina woman Alishia Landrum, 46, the article says she is one of Read more

By | 2018-05-07T15:52:21+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Media Reports|0 Comments

The Bleeding Edge Doc Features Mesh Injuries

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 19, 2018 ~ Members of the Mesh Awareness Movement (MAM) are featured in the new documentary, The Bleeding Edge, which premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend! The 99-minute documentary will be shown on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22,Tuesday, April 24, Read more

By | 2018-04-24T12:37:42+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Media Reports|3 Comments

NYT on Profiteers Who Lure Women into Unnecessary Mesh Surgery

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 15, 2018~  The New York Times published a front page story April 15th about the people who allegedly prey on unsuspecting women with transvaginal mesh, allegedly to have additional surgeries to increase the value of their settlement.  Mesh News Desk has found this to Read more

By | 2018-04-15T21:39:56+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Media Reports|3 Comments

Noni Wideman’s e-Petition To Rid Canada of Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 10, 2018 ~ She has been a very active member of the Canadian group of anti-mesh campaigners since 2011, now Noni Wideman is bringing demands directly to the Canadian government. Image: Noni Wideman on CTV, Jan 2018 On Monday, January 8, CTV reporter Avis Read more

By | 2018-04-12T02:15:18+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Media Reports|3 Comments

Artist Illustrates Children’s Book on Mesh

Artist Michelle Dayna-Hayward, Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 11, 2017~  It certainly is one of the most creative ways to tell the story of transvaginal mesh.   Words written by Sling the Mesh founder, Kath Sansom.  See it here.  See one of the most effective social media tools Read more

By | 2017-12-11T17:36:25+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Media Reports|2 Comments

Sling the Mesh Campaign Taking Strong Steps

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 12, 2017~  Sling the Mesh, a campaign in the UK to have pelvic mesh removed from the market,  has made enormous strides in getting the word out about transvaginal mesh, made of polypropylene to treat incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.  The campaign, organized on Read more

By | 2017-11-13T00:54:37+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Media Reports|0 Comments

BBC Radio: Reporter Scott on Transvaginal Mesh and Parliament

BBC Radio Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 28, 2017 ~ Scotland's Sunday Mail journalist, Marion Scott,  talks to BBC Radio this morning about the transvaginal mesh issues that will be presented to a Parliamentary Petitions Committee today. Eight minutes into this interview, the presenters review why an Read more

By | 2017-09-28T13:19:26+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Media Reports|6 Comments

Hernia Mesh Leaving Men in Pain – BBC

BBC, Sean McGrath, hernia mesh patient Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 21, 2017 ~ With a million hernia operations annually, according to the US Hernia Society, men in Northern Ireland have gone public with their mesh complications, as reported by the BBC.  The BBC (here) is reporting Read more

By | 2017-09-21T13:41:03+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Media Reports|2 Comments

Pelvic Meshes Removed from Australian Market

J&J Gynemesh Prolene Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 18, 2017 ~ A Senate inquiry continues in Australia today and Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific present evidence on the safety and efficacy of the pelvic mesh devices. Meanwhile two meshes have been removed from the Read more

By | 2017-09-20T14:35:43+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Media Reports|2 Comments

Wales TV and Mesh Campaign

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 16, 2017 ~ In the last two weeks, your editor has heard from six or more journalists, who want to know more about pelvic mesh. Thanks to the outreach globally by mesh campaigns in Australia, Scotland and the  UK to bring awareness. Their willingness Read more

By | 2017-09-16T11:17:53+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Media Reports|4 Comments
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