Finnish Study Confirms High Rate Of Re-Operation In Essure Patients

Feel free to share our Essure infographic on your own site. Just copy and paste the code below: </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href=''><img src='' alt='Finnish Essure Re-Operation Study' width='750px' height='690px' border='0' /></a></p> <p> A new Finnish study has confirmed early fears that women who receive Essure contraceptive implants are [...]

By |July 3rd, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Essure Sales, Distribution Discontinued In Canada & UK

</p><br /><br /> <p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong></p><br /><br /> <p><a href=''><img src='' alt='Bayer Withdraws Essure From 4 Markets' width='750px' height='610px' border='0' /></a></p><br /><br /> <p> Dominoes continue to fall for Bayer, the German multinational healthcare company behind birth control implant Essure. Last week, we wrote about the corporation's decision to discontinue [...]

By |June 26th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Declining Sales Force Bayer To Withdraw Essure In Finland, Netherlands

Multinational healthcare conglomerate Bayer has decided to withdraw its birth control implant Essure in Finland, according to a new press release published on the company's foreign website. A similar market withdrawal is expected in the Netherlands, reports from Dutch medical sources suggest. "Business Reasons" End Essure Sales In Finland Bayer says the controversial device's removal from the [...]

By |June 7th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Women Gather For Essure Rallies Coast To Coast

Women around the country gathered together on Saturday, May 6, 2017 to hold a series of rallies against German conglomerate Bayer and its birth control implant Essure. Essure Protests Held Across The Country From Houston and Raleigh to San Diego and Jacksonville, hundreds of patients joined forces in front of city halls and federal courthouses to [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Essure|1 Comment

Combination Birth Control Pill May Decrease Quality Of Life

A new study out of Stockholm says that women who use birth control pills may live at an increased risk for ill health and poor quality of life. No increase in depressive symptoms, however, was observed, providing a measure of calm to scientists who have suspected that oral contraceptives can increase the rate depression diagnoses [...]

By |May 4th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

French Officials Order Expert Committee To Examine Essure’s Risk – Benefit Profile

France's national health agency has created a special panel of independent medical experts to review the benefit - risk profile of Essure, Top Santé reports. Women around the world say the birth control implant, a product manufactured by German healthcare conglomerate Bayer, leads to debilitating pain, abnormal menstruation and a host of other adverse side [...]

By |April 17th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills Gain Ground In Maryland

Maryland's General Assembly has passed a law that will allow pharmacies to sell oral contraceptives - birth control pills - without a physician's prescription. According to CBS Baltimore, the bill is now headed to Governor Larry Hogan for a final signature, having already passed the State's Senate. Maryland Steps Closer To OTC Contraceptive Pills Sponsored by [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Gynecologists Want Bayer To Stop Shifting Blame For Alleged Essure Injuries

In a new "Medicolegal Review" published by the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, four gynecologists have warned their peers about getting caught up in the litigation around Essure, a permanent birth control implant blamed for causing severe and debilitating side effects. Doctors Warn About Bayer's "Learned Intermediary" Theory Calling Essure an "ongoing target" for personal injury lawsuits, the researchers [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Pennsylvania Essure Lawsuits Survive Federal Pre-Emption Challenge – Again

For the second time, a federal court judge in Pennsylvania has pared down the number of claims that will be allowed to proceed in five Essure lawsuits consolidated in Philadelphia. On February 22, 2017, the Honorable John R. Padova threw out allegations that Bayer has been negligent in manufacturing Essure, the Legal Intelligencer reports. However, claims that [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Essure|0 Comments

Permanent Male Birth Control Gel Finds Success In Monkeys

Is a permanent but reversible birth control method for men finally on the horizon? Recent research out of the University of California is hopeful. Tests conducted on male rhesus monkeys have shown that Vasalgel, a gel-based form of vasectomy developed by non-profit Parsemus Foundation, can prove an effective contraceptive for over two years. Male Contraceptive [...]

By |February 9th, 2017|Essure|0 Comments