Posts Tagged ‘ Stress urinary incontinence ’

FDA – What Are We Waiting For?

Oct 28th, 2014 | By
red flag waving

FDA-What Are We Waiting For? It’s been months since the FDA said a word about mesh, and years since it’s known stronger action was needed. Meanwhile, more and more people are getting hurt. Sign our letter below to let them know how you feel. Tell the FDA: Stop hesitating. Reclassify all pelvic mesh as high-risk.
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Jury Decides for Huskey $3.27 Million in Pelvic Mesh Trial!

Sep 5th, 2014 | By
U.S. District Court, Charleston, WV

After a two week trial, Huskey v. Ethicon, the eight member jury returned a verdict just before noon, Friday September 5, of $3.27 million. Emotion erupted in the courtroom as the clerk read the breakdown! Huskey had proven by the preponderance of the evidence, defective design, a failure to warn, strict liability and negligence in
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Huskey v Ethicon Day 4- Huskey Takes the Stand

Aug 28th, 2014 | By
huskey on stand with christy

This coverage is provided in conjunction with We Are Mesh Survivors, a coalition of synthetic vaginal mesh implant survivors united to demand justice for those who have suffered and to demand that existing products be pulled from the market until their safety can be demonstrated. Jo Huskey, 54 took the stand in this, Day 4 of
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Speak to the FDA Now!

Jul 28th, 2014 | By
New Brunswick, New Jersey, April 2014

  Midnight Wednesday July 30, the opportunity ends to weigh into the FDA concerning the reclassification of POP mesh to class III or a high-risk device which it certainly is. Mesh will never survive that scrutiny. Mesh News Desk and Corporate Action Network, a consumer group, are asking you to share the link below with
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Boston Scientific Opening Arguments in Mass. Court

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
Judge Diane M. Kottmyer

Today was Day One for opening arguments in the trial of Diane Albright v. Boston Scientific being heard in Middlesex Co. Superior Court in Woburn, Massachusetts.  It appears to be the first product liability trial against Boston Scientific, maker of transvaginal mesh.  The case is being heard before Judge Diane M. Kottmyer and could take
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WFAA – Texas AG and 10 Others Investigate Transvaginal Mesh!

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
WFAA's Janet. St. James

WFAA-TV’s reporter Janet St. James has been on the mesh story for years and broke a story today that the Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is leading a nationwide investigation into Johnson & Johnson and its deceptive trade operations. St. James says there are ten other states that have joined a nationwide investigation concerning its
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Suffering in Silence: Estelle Tasz Turned Away From the ER with Raging Pelvic Mesh Infection

Jul 3rd, 2014 | By

Estelle Tasz calls her home “organized chaos.” The 37-year old mother of four is home now after more than one month in Los Angeles where she went one night in a desperate bid to find medical help. Estelle thought it was necessary to travel 2,400 miles to get help after four hospitals in her home
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Women’s Open Letter to Doctors – The Truth About Pelvic Mesh

Jul 3rd, 2014 | By

The letter below is from Noni Wideman, researcher extraordinaire! and long time contributor to Mesh News Desk and her own Links on Mesh, a Facebook page. Here. This is a letter you may want to share with your medical practitioners or anyone who needs an update on the current crisis in women’s healthcare. Thank you. 
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#Not One More Campaign

Jun 26th, 2014 | By
Not One More video

The #NotOneMore campaign is a Public Service Announcement sponsored by the Mesh Warrior foundation for the Injured. Its mission is to raise awareness abuot the dangers of polypropylene mes used to treat pelvic organ prolapse, stress urinary incontinence and for hernia repair.  It was never tested on humans. These women add their voices to the
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Scotland Becomes First Country to Suspend Sales of Transvaginal Mesh!

Jun 17th, 2014 | By

  One day after one of the country’s health boards voted to ban the use of transvaginal mesh use in that country, Scotland’s Health Secretary Alex Neil has requested the use of mesh implants stop in Scotland until an investigation into mesh complications is conducted. About 1,500 women undergo transvaginal mesh implants in Scotland every
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