Here is a brief history of using surgical (hernia) mesh: 1970’s: Surgical (hernia) mesh used to correct various hernias. 1990’s: Using a mesh for hernia repairs gains wide acceptance by doctors. 2010: $1.5 million verdict against R. Bard regarding it’s Kugel hernia mesh. 2011: $184 million paid…
It seems like U.S healthcare is more concerned about profits than patients these days. Now is the time to learn more about the latest legal battles patients face with conditions from head to toe and how to be your own best healthcare advocate, so you receive the care you deserve.
For DLBCL patients who have been deemed ineligible for CAR-T therapy the options have been limited. Many patients in this dilemma are older and sicker from their disease. Now some promise for those patients: As reported by Michelle on June 15, 2019: Forty Seven, Inc. Announces Updated…
New cancer treatments are exploding around the world. This month 32,000 researchers from around the world convened for the 55th American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting to present their findings in the treatment of all cancers. There were over 5,600 new research results presented. If…
Hernia mesh is commonly implanted into the human body for many different reasons. If you are a person facing hernia mesh implantation, here some facts that may interest you. Is there a problem with hernia mesh implanted into a patient’s body? A study in Britain,…
The U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about a connection between aortic aneurysms and a group of powerful antibiotics called “fluoroquinolones”. The FDA warning explains that these medicines have caused: “ruptures or tears in the main artery of the body, called…
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