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cervical cancer rates higher among older women
2014-05-12 10:59:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cervical cancer rates may be higher than previously thought among some women, according to new research from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland which was recently published in the journal Cancer. While previous studies have found an age-standardized rate of approximately 12 instances of cervical cancer per 100,000 women in the United States - with a peak between 40 and 44 years old – these reports incorporated...

2014-05-11 23:02:00

As the FDA Warns against Power Morcellation Hysterectomies and Morcellation Lawsuits Are Filed; Alonso Krangle LLP Notes The Ongoing Debate of The Use of Power Morcellators. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 With new morcellation lawsuits being filed, there is a growing debate among doctors and patients involving a hysterectomy procedure utilizing power morcellators, a device commonly used in hysterectomies. As reported by CBS News, power morcellation surgeries can potentially spread...

2014-05-10 23:02:37

Alonso Krangle LLP announces the launch of the law firm’s Morcellation Information Page to provide updates on recent morcellation cancer lawsuit filings and media reports regarding laparoscopic power morcellation and the serious harm allegedly associated with the medical device. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has discouraged the use of morcellation to remove fibroids in women because of the potential for spreading undetected uterine sarcoma in the abdomen and pelvis. New...

2014-05-09 23:01:53

The Firm is investigating potential morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who may have experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers, allegedly due to the use of power morcellators during laparoscopic hysterectomy and fibroid removal. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 As hysterectomy cancer lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) begin to be filed in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a national physician group has added its voice to...

2014-05-09 16:24:05

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, a medical device innovator focused on establishing a new standard of care for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids, today announced that on April 28, 2014 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for the Acessa Guidance Hand Piece, an accessory for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids. (Logo : http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131202/LA26268LOGO) "The FDA's clearance of this advanced...

2014-05-08 23:14:23

The DrugNews Center is the largest source for prescription drug and medical device warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The women’s health advocates at DrugNews.net are alerting women who have undergone laparoscopic hysterectomy or fibroid removal surgery with morcellation procedures of new information on the site. Experts have warned some patients may suffer acceleration of undetected uterine sarcoma from the...

2014-05-08 23:02:37

The Firm is investigating potential hysterectomy cancer lawsuits on behalf of women whose uterine cancer was allegedly spread by a power morcellator used during laparoscopic hysterectomy or fibroid removal surgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 As morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) begin to be filed on behalf of women whose uterine cancer was allegedly spread by the use of power morcellators, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that some hospitals have...

2014-05-06 23:01:52

The Firm is evaluating hysterectomy cancer lawsuits on behalf of women who were allegedly diagnosed with uterine sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, or other uterine cancers following minimally-invasive hysterectomies, fibroid removals involving the use of a power morcellator. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A morcellator cancer lawsuit (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) has been filed in New York federal court on behalf of a woman who claims the use of a power morcellator during a...

2014-05-06 16:33:48

Innovative Technology Designed to Treat Intrauterine Fibroids and Polyps NATICK, Mass. and CUPERTINO, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire IoGyn, Inc., a pre-commercial stage company. The transaction is expected to close within days. IoGyn has developed and received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Symphion(TM) System, a next generation system for hysteroscopic...

2014-05-02 23:02:52

Johnson & Johnson Stops Sale of its Power Morcellators Pending Increased Understanding and Re-definition of the Medical Devices by the Medical Community following a FDA Administration over the devices’ risks associated with the spread of hidden cancers during fibroid removal. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that, according to an April 30,...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.