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2014-04-02 23:27:11

Dr. Peyman Banooni, a La Peer Health Systems gynecologist, discusses the surgical birth control options available to women in Los Angeles. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Peyman Banooni, MD, a board-certified gynecologist and Medical Director of the Surgical Gynecology Center of Excellence in Beverly Hills, took time recently to speak about the surgical birth control options available to women. “Some women don’t like taking pills, getting shots, or wearing patches. For those...

2013-08-21 23:29:57

New Method Allows Women to Avoid Surgery and Hormone Treatments When Seeking Permanent Birth Control Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Puget Sound area women looking for a permanent birth control method that doesn't involve surgery or hormone treatments now have the option of Essure, offered through Overlake OB/GYN. Essure is a permanent birth control method that works with a woman’s body to prevent pregnancy. The Essure procedure offers women benefits not available through other...

2013-05-07 23:28:51

The DrugRisk Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The birth control risk center at DrugRisk.com is announcing updated information on the site for women using Bayer´s contraceptive device Mirena. The company is launching a new, permanent birth control called Essure as an alternative to Mirena after purchasing the product´s maker*. DrugRisk is...

2013-04-29 04:21:08

Adds Essure®, the only non-surgical permanent birth control method, to Bayer's contraception portfolio WAYNE, N.J. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer intends to broaden its portfolio in the field of contraception. Thus, Bayer HealthCare LLC has signed a merger agreement with Conceptus, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPTS), the California-based developer of the Essure(®) procedure, the leading non-surgical permanent birth control method, which is sold in the United...

2011-11-07 16:22:02

Women don't know about non-surgical permanent birth control, including the Essure procedure which is celebrating its 10 year anniversary at the AAGL 40th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology A recent first-of-its-kind survey of 1,006 mothers in the U.S. showed that more than 75 percent of women reported being done having children, but only 24 percent discussed this decision with their OB/GYNs. Without these important patient-physician conversations taking place, the survey...

2011-11-07 14:30:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Femasys Inc., an emerging medical device developer of women's healthcare solutions, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance for the FemChec(TM) Pressure Management Device, the first device designed for a low pressure HSG as a confirmation test after a permanent sterilization procedure is performed. FemChec utilizes patent-pending technology that limits the applied intrauterine pressure to 200 mmHg, providing confidence to the physician...

2011-09-22 12:00:00

RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for World Contraception Day, HealthyWomen, the nation's leading independent health information source for women, released a nationwide survey of women that explores an issue faced by most couples at some point in their relationship: How do they know when they are done having children and what contraception will they use to avoid an unplanned pregnancy? The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive of 1,006 women showed that a...

2011-08-08 11:05:00

WomanCare Global Completes Essure Training Bringing Access to Simple Permanent Birth Control to Women in Turkey, Mexico, Kenya, Ghana and Rwanda LONDON, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WomanCare Global completed an extensive training initiative for 78 physicians in conjunction with the launch and introduction of Essure in Turkey, Mexico and 3 African countries. Each training program, facilitated by Matthew Reeves, MD, MPH, WomanCare Global's Vice President for Medical Affairs,...

2011-01-10 10:39:00

Permanent Contraception in Ghana, Kenya, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Turkey CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WomanCare Global is pleased to announce an expansion of their product portfolio to include Essure®, a non-surgical permanent birth control and the most effective permanent contraceptive method on the market. WomanCare Global will provide full sales, marketing, training and distribution of Essure in Ghana, Kenya, Mexico, Puerto Rico and...

2010-11-09 14:28:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Booth #410 -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, will showcase its Total Office Solution(TM) at the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) 39th Annual Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 8-12, 2010, at Caesars Palace...