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2012-12-02 05:00:36

Improved, collaborative approach at Western Connecticut Health Network for diagnosis and treatment of placenta previa. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 Having a baby is a joyous occasion for parents and families, filled with anticipation awaiting the birth of a happy, healthy baby girl or boy. For those suffering from the pregnancy complication, placenta previa, it can often become a worrisome time. With the growth of Western Connecticut Health Network´s Women´s services at...

2012-11-05 20:23:38

BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, today announced that its suite of gynecologic surgical products will be on display at the 41(st) AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 5-9, 2012, in Las Vegas, NV. The American Association of...

2012-10-21 04:04:05

The US Drug Watchdog has dramatically grown their initiative focused on helping women recipients of a failed transvaginal mesh, tape, or sling product. The group fears there could be thousands of women in the United States who are victims. According to the New York Times, "In 2010, about 185,000 women underwent procedures in which mesh was implanted vaginally to treat urinary incontinence." The US Drug Watchdog says, "Transvaginal mesh, tape, or sling failure occurs when the mesh fails to...

2012-10-13 04:00:25

The US Drug Watchdog is expanding their initiative focused on helping women recipients of a failed transvaginal mesh, also known as a sling to women in their 20's, 30's, and early 40's. The group says, "Based on the calls we are receiving at least half of the transvaginal mesh failure victims we are talking to are in their mid to late 30's. This literally is the absolute worst medical device failure we have ever heard of because the complications are so severe. We are super passionate about...

2012-10-09 04:04:18

The US Drug Watchdog is attempting to create a much better environment for women who are victims of a transvaginal mesh, or sling failure. The group is offering victims of a transvaginal mesh failure the names, and specific contacts for national caliber personal injury attorney who are all women. The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are 110% certain a victim of a transvaginal mesh, or sling failure will not want to talk specifics about their transvaginal mesh failure to a male attorney, so we have...

2012-09-28 12:49:43

Single, non-invasive test can rule out a viable pregnancy Research: Accuracy of single progesterone test to predict early pregnancy outcome in women with pain or bleeding: meta-analysis of cohort studies Measuring progesterone levels in women with pain or bleeding during early pregnancy is a useful way to help discriminate between a viable and a non-viable pregnancy, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The results suggest that a low level of progesterone in these women can rule...

2012-07-24 06:26:51

NEW YORK, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A hysterectomy, the removal of a women's uterus, is the second most common surgery for women in the United States. Hysterectomies are performed for various reasons including cancer, fibroids, endometriosis, prolapse of the uterus, chronic pelvic pain or abnormal vaginal bleeding. Although incredibly common, hysterectomies are typically only performed when no alternative option remains. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120717/NY41829 ) When...

2012-07-03 23:02:57

Alonso Krangle LLP continues its fight on behalf of women who suffered complications following surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence with transvaginal mesh products marketed by Johnson & Johnson´ Ethicon Unit, American Medical Systems, Boston Scientific, and C.R. Bard. Melville, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Andres Alonso and David Krangle, founding partners of Alonso Krangle LLP, a national law firm committed to fighting for the rights of those injured...

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...

2012-03-14 15:04:00

WAYNE, N.J., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Natazia® (estradiol valerate and estradiol valerate/dienogest) tablets for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) that is not caused by any diagnosed conditions of the uterus (womb), in women who choose an oral contraceptive (OC) for contraception. With this approval, Natazia is the first and only...