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*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. Read more

By | 2018-09-30T15:46:35+00:00 September 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 Read more

By | 2018-08-13T13:43:45+00:00 August 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, Read more

By | 2018-08-07T14:24:21+00:00 August 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 Read more

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

New Hampshire Lawmaker Asking FDA for Answers After 60 Minutes Report

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 20, 2018 ~ A U.S. Senator from New Hampshire wants some answers from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following a controversial 60 Minutes report on Boston Scientific and the means it went to to secure a new supply of polypropylene (PP) from China Read more

By | 2018-06-25T01:06:01+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Media Reports|13 Comments

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