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Knee Implant Failures and Bone Cement

What is bone cement and how it is used? Patients' medical conditions sometimes require the implantation of a medical device to replace damaged bone. One...
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Apple Recalls Macbook Pro After Reports of Fire Risk

Earlier this month, Apple reported that over 432,000 of their MacBooks needed to be recalled due to injury reports. The recall is similar to the...
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FDA Plans to Review Surgical Stapler Safety

In March this year, Kaiser Health News conducted an investigation that found that the FDA gave manufacturers of surgical staplers an “exemption” to file malfunctioning...
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FDA Orders Manufacturers to Stop Selling Transvaginal Mesh

April 16, 2019, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a press release that indicated it had officially and directly ordered all known...
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FDA Warns Breast Implant Manufacturers

Two breast implant manufacturers were recently issued warning letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they did not comply with the requirements...
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Lime Scooter Defects Cause Injuries

Lime, a scooter-based ride-sharing app, has recently run into trouble with their software and hardware which has been making their scooters malfunction and cause injuries...
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Robotically-Assisted Surgical Devices and Women’s Health

Safety communication has recently been issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) involving the effectiveness and safety of cancer procedures utilizing robotically-assisted surgical devices....
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FDA Recalls CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips

The FDA has announced a Class I recall on Roche’s CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips that were manufactured from January 12, 2018, to October 29,...
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$41 Million Dollar Verdict in Philadelphia for Transvaginal Mesh Injury

In 2007, Suzanne Emmet underwent surgery to receive a transvaginal mesh implant to help treat pelvic organ prolapse. This is a painful condition that occurs...
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Coloplast Transvaginal Meshes in Spotlight at FDA Panel

A woman's pelvic health is very important, but many injuries can easily pop up over time. In this day and age, women have many possible...
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