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FDA Helps Industry Push Medical Device Innovation

Medical Device Innovation Consortium logo December 4, 2012 ~ The FDA will collaborate with the medical device industry it regulates in a public-private collaboration, all to speed up the approval of new devices. The newly formed nonprofit group,  Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC), has a goal of speeding Read more

By | 2012-12-04T20:45:09+00:00 December 4th, 2012|FDA News|1 Comment

Australia's Vaginal Mesh ~ Largest Class Action in History?

  ABC News on Mesh Class Action October 15, 2012 ~ It could become the largest class action product liability lawsuit in Australian history. Julie Davis is the plaintiff who heads the class action lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson (J&J), in the third class action against the Read more

By | 2012-10-15T19:32:59+00:00 October 15th, 2012|Legal News|3 Comments

FDA: How to Follow Medical Devices?

Public Invited to FDA meeting on Postmarket Surveillance Barcode, Wiki, author, Maly LOLek September 4, 2012~ Every modern day vehicle comes complete with a VIN number, an identifier number that stays with the car during its lifetime. If there is an auto recall the owner is notified and Read more

By | 2012-09-04T11:17:50+00:00 September 4th, 2012|FDA News|0 Comments

Could J & J Implosion Lead to Better Oversight?

July 19, 2012 ~ Is more corporate oversight needed by Johnson & Johnson? After years of defective medications, contaminated children’s cold products, three closed manufacturing plants still in FDA hands , defective recalled metal hips, dangerous synthetic vaginal mesh the focus of thousands of lawsuits, kickbacks to docs to speed Read more

By | 2012-07-20T01:05:12+00:00 July 20th, 2012|Featured|0 Comments

Politico Ad: Consumers Union Warns the FDA Cannot Protect Patients

May 22, 2012 ~ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has as its mission the protection of the American people from dangerous consumer products such as food, pharmaceuticals and medical devices – right? Consumers Union in a recent poll found most Americans  believe safety is the FDA’s Read more

By | 2012-05-22T18:30:12+00:00 May 22nd, 2012|Featured|1 Comment