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Canadian women launch website to raise awareness of risks with transvaginal mesh
Canadian Marika English was in so much pain from a bladder sling device to correct urinary incontinence that she paid $30,000 for a doctor in California to remove it.
Study looks at new treatments for urinary incontinence
Botox and an implantable device known as InterStim are being tested as new therapies to treat urinary incontinence in women.
Contaminated steroid shots now causing new health problem in patients
The contaminated steroid shots from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed in the deadly multistate fungal meningitis outbreak are now causing a new health problem. Some of the patients who have received the tainted shots have developed an infection known as
Task force says routine ovarian cancer screens unnecessary, may cause harm
Women should not be routinely screened for ovarian cancer because doing so can put them at risk for unnecessary harm, a government task force recommends.
Great Britain woman files lawsuit against transvaginal mesh maker
Teresa Hughes of Great Britain says electing to have surgery to treat her stress urinary incontinence was one of the worst decisions she has ever made.
Man files lawsuit against makers of blood thinner Pradaxa
A Chicago man is suing the manufacturer of the blood thinner Pradaxa claiming the drug caused him to develop a severe hematoma for which he needed to be hospitalized. The bleeding condition required the man to under go surgery and