March 2017

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Ethicon Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Scheduled for Trial

The first lawsuit against the Ethicon division of Johnson & Johnson regarding the company’s Physiomesh surgical mesh product is set… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Despite New Technology, IVC Filters Continue to Fail

There is currently only one IVC filter still available on the market, but it possibly poses the same problems and… Read More

Defective Drugs

2017 Update: Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Testosterone replacement therapy may not deliver the benefits it advertises and potentially carries risks for cardiovascular health, according to new… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Invokana Update 2017: FDA Steps Up Warnings About Invokana

In June 2016, the FDA strengthened its prior warnings about the diabetes medication Invokana, advising in a safety announcement that… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Drugs

Users of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) May Develop Chronic Kidney Disease Without Showing Symptoms

A new study shows that users of proton-pump inhibitor medications (PPIs), while at a higher risk for chronic kidney damage,… Read More