Recalled Devices Mostly Untested, New Study Says

New York Times, February 14, 2011. Dr. Diana Zuckerman and Paul Brown of the National Research Center for Women & Families publish study that finds that a vast majority of recalled medical devices that are intended to save lives were not tested on humans or animals.

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Device Review Process Faulted

Wall Street Journal, February 15, 2011. A study published by lead author Dr. Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families, finds that reform of the FDA’s regulatory process for medical devices is needed in order to ensure safety.

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FDA Sees Possible Cancer Risk with Breast Implants

Associate Press, January 26, 2011. Federal health officials said Wednesday they are investigating a possible link between breast implants and a very rare form of cancer, known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma. The agency has learned of 60 cases of the disease worldwide.

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