NBC: July 24, 2019. NCHR president explains to NBC News why recalling Allergan textured breast implants is “an important step” to improve patients’ safety.Read More »
ICIJ: July 24, 2019. Women considering breast implants shouldn’t have to worry that they will cause cancer, NCHR president tells investigative journalists at ICIJ.Read More »
Joe Carlson and Jim Spencer, Star Tribune; June 21, 2019 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday published millions of previously undisclosed reports of problems and post-surgical complications involving medical devices, including reports on implantable cardiac defibrillators, pacemaker electrodes and dental implants. The roughly 6 million reports released Friday cover a wide array of devices in […]Read More »
Washington Post: June 21, 2019. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved sales of a new drug intended to enhance sexual desire in women.
Marketed as Vyleesi, also known as bremelanotide, the medication is a shot that comes in a push pen device, but it isn’t much more effective than placebo. And is it safe?
Nicole Carr, WSBTV; May 20, 2019 Geraldine Robinson is one of millions of Americans who use an implanted medical device to improve, and possibly extend her life. But when the implant was recalled years later, nobody told her. We help explain why.Read More »