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2012-06-07 23:01:50

J&J´s Ethicon announced that it will stop marketing the majority of its Transvaginal Mesh products, as published in Reuters and MedPageToday, on June 5th 2012. The products being discontinued are TVT Secur, Prosima, Prolift and Prolift+M. Transvaginal surgical mesh is used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI).There are more than 1,000 lawsuits pending against Ethicon, Inc. by patients alleging organ damage and other injuries from the implants. On...

2012-06-06 23:04:01

North Carolina manufacturer & retailer adds products to line of adult incontinence underwear Durham, North Carolina (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Wearever, makers of comfortable, quality, affordable and stylish apparel solutions for everyday health and wellness concerns, announces notable product line extension. Wearever will now offer the option to purchase reusable incontinence underwear in a pack of six, providing customers with enhanced shopping possibilities. Wearever previously offered...

2012-06-06 23:03:48

Hydroxycut reviews conference is good to go at healthhound.org. The news has spread to other sites in the health niche. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Hydroxycut review experts will be in attendance at a new conference on Hydroxycut reviews that has finally been given the go ahead by the team at healthhound.org. The team at healthound.org will be mailing their entire list just before the conference takes place. George Cantwell, one of the Directors at healthhound.org said that...

2012-06-06 12:22:39

Seizure severity and antiepileptic drug polytherapy among predictors of poor seizure outcomes A 25-year follow-up study reveals that 68% of patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) became seizure-free, with nearly 30% no longer needing antiepileptic drug (AED) treatment. Findings published today in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), report that the occurrence of generalized tonic-clonic seizures preceded by bilateral myoclonic seizures, and AED...

Brain Works More Vigorously For Anxious Girls
2012-06-06 04:58:23

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Nail biting. Knuckle cracking. These are just a few of the physical traits of nervousness. With these thoughts in mind, Michigan State University researchers recently discovered that the brains of anxious girls work more vigorously than those of boys. Scientists hope that the findings could be useful in identifying and treating anxiety disorders. In the experiment, college students were asked to complete a task while their brain activity was measured with...

Discontinued Sales Of J&J Vaginal Mesh Products
2012-06-06 04:43:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Johnson and Johnson (J&J) recently announced that they would end sales of versions of surgical mesh products that were used to decrease the intensive pelvic discomfort of women; the decision was made following a number of complaints as well as reports of injuries and deaths. The surgical mesh products in question are generally implanted in women to help improve damaged or weakened tissue and to offer support for those who had pelvic organ prolapse...

2012-06-05 23:01:08

According to court documents, on May 14th 2012, a Texarkana woman, Peggy Greene, filed a lawsuit in Texas Eastern District Court (case no. 5:2012cv00045) alleging she suffered several complications from her transvaginal mesh implantation. Transvaginal surgical mesh is used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). Plaintiff is suing Boston Scientific Corporation (d/b/a Mansfield Scientific, Inc. & Microvasive, Inc.), the medical device manufacturer. On...

2012-06-05 11:27:07

Our bodies need about two liters of fluids per day, not two liters of water specifically. In an Editorial in the June issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Spero Tsindos from La Trobe University, examined why we consume so much water. Mr Tsindos believes that encouraging people to drink more water is driven by vested interests, rather than a need for better health. "Thirty years ago you didn't see a plastic water bottle anywhere, now they appear as fashion...

2012-06-04 10:23:22

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CuraLase Global, Inc., a sister corporation to CuraeLase, Inc. (medical device manufacturer), announces plans to expand its footprint. Since receiving its FDA clearance in December 2005, the CuraeLase 1000 has proven efficacy and safety in over 60,000 treatments. CuraeLase, Inc. has submitted product reports and implemented documentation and procedures to ensure continued compliance with current FDA regulations. (Photo:...

2012-06-04 02:26:11

FERNDALE, Mich., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A hemorrhoid can change your life . . . for the worse! It can, and usually does, manage to interfere with almost everything you do, from something as simple as sitting on a bus to enjoying a meal out with friends. If you suspect you have a hemorrhoid or have confirmed this with your doctor and have a treatment plan, there's an over the counter product you may want to add to increase your comfort and help restore your quality of...