Essure Problems Advocates Throw Weight Behind Bayer Boycott

Looking around at your healthcare options, it can seem hard to avoid products manufactured by Bayer, the global healthcare giant responsible for Essure. But that's exactly what many women's health advocates are clamoring for - an all-out boycott of Bayer products. In the wake of The Bleeding Edge, a shocking documentary that exposed the myriad ways [...]

By |October 11th, 2018|Essure|0 Comments

Australian Women Join Essure Class Action

Dozens of Australian women who claim to have suffered severe injuries after receiving Essure implants have joined a new class action against Bayer, arguing that the controversial medical device is inherently defective, according to The Guardian. Australian Essure Victims Speak Out In New Class Action Attorneys in Australia are urging women throughout the country to [...]

By |September 13th, 2018|Essure|0 Comments

Bayer Discontinues Essure Sales, Distribution In United States

Finally, after years of protest and over 16,000 product liability lawsuits, medical device giant Bayer has decided to withdraw its Essure birth control implant from the US market. After December 31, 2018, Essure will no longer be available anywhere in the world. Advocates around the globe has hailed the market withdrawal as a resounding victory. [...]

By |July 30th, 2018|Essure|0 Comments

E-Sisters Hold Day-Long Rally At Bayer Headquarters

E-Sisters from across the country gathered on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at medical device manufacturer Bayer's New Jersey headquarters to demand an Essure recall in-person, ABC8 reports. E-Sisters Rally Around New Netflix Documentary Holding signs reading "Boycott Bayer" and "#Recall Essure," the E-Sisters rallied outside of Bayer's Whippany home base all day, as Bayer employees [...]

By |July 19th, 2018|Essure|0 Comments

FDA Places New “Unique” Restrictions On Essure Sales & Distribution

The US Food & Drug Administration has placed extra restrictions on the sale and distribution of Essure, a controversial birth control implant that has been linked to hundreds of thousands of severe injuries across the world. On April 9, 2018, regulators at the FDA issued a new press release, detailing safety measures designed "to protect [...]

By |April 9th, 2018|Essure|0 Comments

California Judge Orders Creation Of Essure Master Complaint

A California State Court Judge is pushing to standardize the case against Bayer, ordering personal injury attorneys to create a master complaint that would incorporate the allegations of more than 13,000 women who claim to have suffered severe injuries due to the birth control implant Essure. Judge Winifred Y. Smith of the Alameda County Superior [...]

By |April 5th, 2018|Essure|0 Comments

Once-Daily Male Birth Control Pill Shows Promise In Early Trial

Researchers working toward the first daily male birth control pill have announced the results of an experimental trial, calling dimethandrolone undecanoate, or DMAU, safe and effective. While small, the new study found that DMAU was "well-tolerated" in patients, the Chicago Tribune reports. The study's findings were reported at a meeting of the Endocrine Society in [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|Essure|0 Comments

FDA Chief Provides “Update” On Essure Safety Surveillance

In a personal letter sure to infuriate women's health advocates, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, head of the US Food & Drug Administration, has provided an "update" on the federal agency's efforts to regulate Essure, a permanent birth control implant linked to severe side effects and invasive removal procedures. FDA Continues To Back Essure, Despite Recall Movement [...]

By |March 8th, 2018|Essure|0 Comments

French Essure Study Stirs Controversy Over Birth Control Implant’s Side Effects

A major new safety study has intensified the ongoing debate over Essure, a controversial birth control implant that tens of thousands of women blame for debilitating side effects and extreme pain. New Study Sparks Controversy In Ongoing Essure Debate Publishing their research in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a group of French scientists [...]

By |February 1st, 2018|Essure|0 Comments

Scottish Essure Patients File Suit Against Bayer

A group of Scottish women have joined the international litigation against Essure, a controversial birth control implant linked to severe side effects and costly, life-altering revision procedures. To date, seven women from Scotland have joined a multi-plaintiff lawsuit against the contraceptive's manufacturer, Bayer, the Daily Record reports. Attorneys for the group say their clients are [...]

By |January 15th, 2018|Essure|0 Comments