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H.R. 2164- Fighting for Your Right to Take Defective Medical Devices to Court

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 12, 2019 ~ H.R. 2164 would restore an Americans right to take a defective medical device maker to trial and receive compensation. Under current law, if a device is Class III, you have lost that right. This group wants to change that and they [...]

By |2019-04-17T17:36:06-04:00April 12th, 2019|Featured|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 |2018-08-07T14:24:21-04:00August 7th, 2018|Media Reports|0 Comments

FDA Pelvic Mesh Data – Are Thousands of Deaths Not Being Reported?

Madris Tomes, Device Events Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 5, 2016 ~ A former FDA IT project manager left the agency to focus on patient safety and on finding the numbers needed for true patient safety and advocacy. Imagine 5.6 million pieces of data collected by the [...]

By |2019-02-14T12:38:19-05:00December 5th, 2016|FDA News|18 Comments

Essure Birth Control Gets FDA’s Strongest Warning

Essure, ABC, Tampa Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 15, 2016 ~ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a label change on Essure Birth Control that includes the strongest warning a device can carry.  Known as a Black Box warning, the label change will now clearly warn [...]

By |2016-11-15T12:43:23-05:00November 15th, 2016|FDA News|5 Comments

Study: Insufficient Science to FDA Allows Med Devices On the Market

Power morcellator, Contemporary ObGyn Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 22, 2016 ~  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put safety in the back seat in approving several high risk devices for obstetric and gynecological procedures, according to a study by researchers at Northwestern University. Citing [...]

By |2016-05-23T10:14:03-04:00May 23rd, 2016|FDA News|6 Comments

Bill Would Have Essure Birth Control Removed from Market

Removed Essure coils, The Denver Channel Essure Facebook page MND, Nov. 3, 2015 ~ There has been a lot of organized attention by consumers harmed by the Essure birth control device made by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals. Metal coils are implanted in the fallopian tubes with the goal [...]

By |2015-11-04T21:47:34-05:00November 4th, 2015|FDA News|2 Comments

FDA Expert Panel Meets Sept. 24 Over Controversial Essure Birth Control Device

Essure, ABC, Tampa MND, July, 23, 2015 ~ The following is from the FDA's website.  The issue of the controversial Essure birth control implant has made the headlines. Women claim they have been injured by the implant which is made by Bayer HealthCare.  The implant is placed through [...]

By |2015-07-23T09:38:05-04:00July 23rd, 2015|FDA News|3 Comments

REPEAL THE BIOMATERIALS ACCESS ASSURANCE ACT OF ’98

Petitioning U.S. House of Representatives This petition will be delivered to: U.S. House of Representatives REPEAL THE BIOMATERIALS ACCESS ASSURANCE ACT OF '98 We, the undersigned, call on the United States House of Representatives to consider repealing the Biomaterials Access Assurance Act of 1998 and hold any supplier of raw [...]

By |2016-12-13T10:53:38-05:00February 26th, 2015|Your Turn|4 Comments