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Still Standing Needs Your Inspiration

Still Standing graphic Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 18, 2018 ~ Still Standing has helped many of you with her insight into the legal process, the medical management of pain and life post implant and removal.  Now she needs your help!  Still Standing, a lovely lady from Read more

By | 2018-09-18T12:01:50+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Your Turn|18 Comments

Story Corps Wants to Hear Your Story!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 8, 2018 ~ A campaign by the Bleeding Edge hosted by StoryCorps amasses real human testimonials about an issue of our time! Those stories will be archives in the Library of Congress.  The Core Principles of StoryCorp: "Our mission is to preserve and share Read more

By | 2018-08-08T12:16:03+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Your Turn|2 Comments

Your Turn: Dental Issues and Mesh Complications

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 14, 2018 ~ So many people who have had polypropylene mesh implanted complain of dental issues - missing teeth, cracked teeth, gums receding.  While dental issues do arise as we age, there seems to be an unusual number of dental health issues noted among Read more

By | 2018-04-12T02:12:09+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Your Turn|40 Comments

Dr. Bendavid Hernia Researcher Tells Parliament Adverse Events are Underreported

Dr. Robert Bendavid, Shouldice Clinic, Toronto Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 26, 2017 ~ Dr. Robert Bendavid, of Shouldice Hospital in Toronto, researches hernia repair with polypropylene mesh and studies both mesh and non-mesh repairs and the adverse outcomes. Because he is so involved in offering research Read more

By | 2017-10-26T23:04:31+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Your Turn|0 Comments

#MeToo becomes #MeshToo

All around social media,  #MeToo has become the battle cry that signals you have experienced sexual harassment by someone who held power over you, professionally, physically, or psychologically. The Mesh Awareness Movement has taken the moniker to the next level for those injured by a mesh medical device. #MeshToo is Read more

By | 2017-10-20T19:28:44+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Your Turn|10 Comments

Your Turn: Husband on his Mesh-Injured Wife and Their Life

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 4, 2017~ Mesh injuries do not just impact a woman. Families are involved - children lose their mother, sisters suffer and so do husbands. Some even leave. The best of them stay, like this man. He is anonymous but his words resonate with many. Read more

By | 2017-10-04T07:10:16+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Your Turn|16 Comments

Dr. Bendavid Answers Hernia Questions

Dr. Robert Bendavid, Shouldice Hospital, Toronto Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 2017 ~  Dr. Robert Bendavid is a leading hernia surgeon with Shouldice Clinic in Toronto, Canada. He also believes in non-mesh repairs for hernia whenever possible and Shouldice does not use mesh in its hernia repairs. Read more

By | 2017-09-10T22:09:18+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Your Turn|37 Comments

Australian Health Advocates Articulate Goals for Mesh-Injured

Caz Chisholm, Newcastle Herald photo Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 24, 2017 ~ What Australian women want for their government to become more responsive to the needs of the mesh-injured and to prevent further injuries.  Isn't this a global goal to prevent more injuries in the future?  Read more

By | 2017-07-24T08:23:58+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Your Turn|3 Comments

Jack Wilkerson Seeks Hernia Surgery in Seoul, S. Korea

Jack Wilkerson, hernia mesh patient Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 5, 2017~ MND loves to hear true tales of healing from readers. Thank you. Jack Wilkerson writes:  I noticed from your website the you are seeking reports relating hernia mesh or no mesh surgery. I had “No Read more

By | 2018-06-11T13:26:13+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Your Turn|3 Comments

One Woman Facing AMS Legal Setback After TVT-O Injury

Suzanne and her pups Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 13, 2017~ The following is written by a mesh-injured woman.  Since she is involved in transvaginal mesh litigation, and represented by legal counsel. She does not want to be named. Instead, we will call her Suzanne.  Suzanne was implanted Read more

By | 2017-02-21T20:07:16+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Your Turn|28 Comments