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J&J Recalls Talcum Powder Found Tainted with Asbestos

Mesh Medical Device news Desk, October 18, 2019 ~ The first time ever, Johnson & Johnson is recalling a shipment of baby powder after the FDA found some evidence of asbestos in one of the bottles. This will not serve the defense in the growing number of baby powder/mesothelioma/ ovarian [...]

By |2019-10-18T14:41:06-05:00October 18th, 2019|Media Reports|0 Comments

MN Star Tribune: Mesh Devices Wreck Lives

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 3, 2019 ~ The Minneapolis Star Tribune has just reported on the Mesh Mess. Jim Spencer reports that women are told one thing that's not true- that the mesh used today is "new" mesh! It's all polypropylene.    Mesh News Desk helped with this [...]

By |2019-06-03T16:11:14-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Media Reports|2 Comments

The Lancet on Makers Told to Stop Selling POP Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 22, 2019 ~ The Lancet is one of the oldest medical journals in the world. Ed Holt writes for The Lancet about last month's FDA decision to halt the sales of any POP mesh due to concerns about safety and efficacy.  It is the [...]

By |2019-05-22T15:25:39-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Media Reports|0 Comments

Pennsylvania Will Accept Out-of-State Mesh Cases

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 4, 2019 ~ Mesh maker, Ethicon has been trying to keep pelvic mesh trials out of Philadelphia, a favorable venue for plaintiffs. So far the Philadelphia Court of Common Please has yielded $146 million in verdicts for [...]

By |2019-04-04T23:50:59-05:00April 4th, 2019|Media Reports|3 Comments

BBC Reports on Influential Mesh Doctor and the Conflicts He Failed to Disclose

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 27, 2019~ The BBC reports on a doctor who blew the whistle on an influential Scottish gynecologist for failing to disclose financial conflicts of interest.   This story comes from Lucy Adams, a BBC Scotland reporter. She profiled Aberdeen University’s Professor Mohamed Abdel-fattah who, seven [...]

By |2019-01-28T10:27:01-05:00January 27th, 2019|Media Reports|1 Comment

*Op-Ed* NYT Transvaginal Mesh Coverage Misses the Big Picture

Mesh News Desk, September 26, 2018 ~  Glad to see that another media outlet shares out feeling about mainstream media coverage.  The New York Times has done two stories about transvaginal mesh, unfortunately they focused on the greedy lawyers and doctors who are preying on hapless women encouraging unnecessary surgeries. [...]

By |2018-09-30T15:46:35-05:00September 26th, 2018|Media Reports|10 Comments

Scottish Mesh Campaigners Ask for Criminal Charges

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 13, 2018 ~ Marion Scott, now with The Sunday Post, has done a tireless job on following the anti-mesh campaign in Scotland. The group, Scottish Mesh Survivors and Scott testified to a Parliamentary Committee and obtained a stay on mesh implants in that country in [...]

By |2018-08-13T13:43:45-05:00August 13th, 2018|Media Reports, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Variety Reports Bayer Blasting The Bleeding Edge Producers

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 7, 2018 ~ The entertainment industry news source, Variety, reports on the controversy surrounding the documentary, The Bleeding Edge. The Bleeding Edge, a documentary just released on Netflix, is being attacked by the companies it profiles. Bayer, maker of the Essure birth control device, [...]

By |2018-08-07T14:24:21-05:00August 7th, 2018|Media Reports|0 Comments

Talcum Powder Trial Yields $4.7 Billion in Damages Against J&J!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 12, 2018 ~ Johnson & Johnson, maker of Baby Powder, is facing its largest jury award yet, $4.7 Billion, most of it punitive damages, for causing cancer in 22 women. It is a new record in the talcum powder litigation against Johnson & Johnson [...]

By |2018-07-17T13:47:08-05:00July 12th, 2018|Media Reports|7 Comments