The FDA has updated their ongoing safety review of Essure, a permanent sterilization implant made by Bayer. Essure is now linked to more than 10,000 reports of serious injuries and dozens of deaths.
The FDA is restricting the use of codeine or tramadol painkillers and cough syrup by children under 12 years old due to the risk of slowed breathing and death. These drugs also carry a risk for infants of breastfeeding mothers...
An auto mechanic in Illinois has filed a lawsuit against BP, ExxonMobil, Rust-Oleum, and other defendants. He says he developed cancer from exposure to benzene and toxic chemicals in gasoline, solvents, parts washer, and paint.
Viking waited 6 years to report over 170 complaints about gas ranges that turned on spontaneously and could not be turned off with the knobs. Several people were burned while attempting to pull out the plug.
A judge in New Mexico has ordered Zimmer Inc. to pay $2 million to a man who was injured by a Zimmer Kinectiv hip implant system.
Federal judges picked one court in New York to centralize 117 lawsuits from women who accuse Bayer of failing to warn about the risk of developing brain injuries from the Mirena Intrauterine Device (IUD).
The top health agency in France is investigating the chemotherapy drug Taxotere (docetaxel) after five people died of neutropenic enterocolitis, or severe inflammation of the intestine and colon.
Judges upheld a $2.1 million jury payout to a Utah ski instructor who required revision surgery when her Wright Conserve metal-on-metal hip implant failed within 6 years.