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2014-08-18 23:00:33

Study Published as Hundreds of Mirena IUD Lawsuits Seek Compensation for Uterine Perforations, Ectopic Pregnancy, and Other Personal Injuries Allegedly Caused by the Levonorgestrel-Emitting Birth Control Device. New York NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Mirena Lawsuit News: As hundreds of women pursue Mirena IUD lawsuits for injuries allegedly caused by the long-acting contraceptive device, a new study has linked levonorgestrel-emitting IUDs to an increased risk of breast cancer. The research,...

2014-08-08 23:07:05

http://www.DrugNews.net is the largest source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The birth control safety center at DrugNews.net is alerting women using the Mirena IUD contraceptive of new research information on the site. A recent study found a higher incidence of breast cancer among women using the device* DrugNews is a free resource for those using popular prescription drugs and...

2014-07-09 23:01:41

The Firm is representing numerous women in Mirena lawsuits who allegedly suffered uterine perforations and other complications due to spontaneous migration of their IUD. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 As Mirena IUD lawsuits (http://www.themirenalawsuitcenter.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study that suggests a link between levonorgestrel-releasing IUDs and an increased risk of breast cancer. The study, which was...

birth control remote control
2014-07-08 04:59:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A Massachusetts-based start-up has developed a new implantable contraceptive that can be operated by remote control and can be used for up to 16 years, various media outlets reported on Monday. The contraceptive in question is a computer chip that was built by MicroCHIPS with financial support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Family Planning program. The chip is implanted under a woman’s skin, and according to BBC...

2014-07-07 23:03:12

New AfterPill™ Launches via E-commerce with Savings up to 60%; Accessible and Affordable Emergency Contraception so Women Can Be Prepared for the Unexpected Westport, CT (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Syzygy Healthcare Solutions, LLC, a new U.S. consumer healthcare company, announced today the launch of its new, more affordable over-the-counter (OTC) emergency contraception brand, AfterPill™. The brand is available exclusively on http://www.AfterPill.com at a savings of up to 60% off the...

2014-06-02 08:31:45

The inserter features a thin, flexible insertion tube and enables single-handed loading WHIPPANY, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new inserter for Mirena(®). Bayer now offers the same inserter design and technique for both Mirena and Skyla(® )(levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 13.5 mg. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140531/92968) The innovative Bayer Inserter...

2014-04-11 23:25:07

Flood Law Group announced today that they are available to investigate claims related to injuries possibly resulting from the spontaneous migration of Mirena IUD’s. Pursuant to In Re: Mirena Litigation; Case No. 297, Docket No. BER-L-4098-13 in the Superior Court of New Jersey, many claims are alleging that Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals failed to provide adequate warning to patients about the potential risks associated with the Mirena IUD. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014...

2014-01-13 23:23:32

National network of attorneys will resume availability in connection with consumer inquiries over allegations of spontaneous migration, perforation and other health problems stemming from use of contraceptive. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/mirena-IUD-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople today announced today that its national network of attorneys will continue to offer no-cost consultations in 2014 to consumers who are seeking...

2013-12-06 00:19:41

Findings suggest expanded use of these contraceptive devices In a finding that could expand the use of one of the most effective forms of birth control, two intrauterine contraceptive systems that had lower doses of the contraceptive hormone, levonorgestrel, were found to be safe and effective in preventing pregnancies, according to an international study that included researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed). The study,...

Morning After Pill Less Effective On Plus-Sized Women
2013-11-26 16:02:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A certain emergency contraception made in Europe is now being packaged to show that it is less effective for women weighing over 176 pounds, according to the pill’s maker HRA Pharma. The company said it became aware there was "a clear impact of weight" on the effectiveness of its contraceptive pill Norlevo while conducting research on another related issue. HRA Pharma chief executive Erin Gainer told CNN's Jacque Wilson that...


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