essure effectiveness

How effective is Essure after 5 years?

Before the vast dispute about Essure’s purported dangers broke out in 2014, Bayer always portrayed its device as a uniquely effective form of permanent birth control. However, later studies found that was not necessarily the case as all the clinical trials that examined its safety and effectiveness never followed up patients after five years. But […]


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How to tell if hernia mesh failed?

Hernias have been repaired with mesh for decades but, in recent years, defective design and poor choice of materials caused the number of failures to increase exponentially. Defective or low-quality devices are prone to erosion, breakage, detachment, and migration which may cause even serious organ damage. A mesh could cause a foreign body reaction as […]


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What kind of cancer does Roundup (glyphosate) cause?

The main ingredient of Monsanto’s world-famous weed killer Roundup is an allegedly dangerous chemical known as glyphosate which has been associated with many types of cancer. After the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) warned the public about the potential carcinogenic effects of this substance in 2015, a huge controversy exploded. The agency that […]


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The Implant Files – How to search the Global Database

For the past ten years, an army of lobbyists stopped any attempt at overhauling safety regulations for the countless medical implants sold in Europe. Health authorities across the world have been misled by fraudulent claims from medical device industry lobby groups, and millions of patients have been harmed by these defective products. The International Consortium […]


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Can you get pregnant with Essure implants?

Despite what the manufacturer kept claiming for years, recent post-marketing data found that there’s a risk of pregnancy while using Essure. When it hit the market back in 2002, Bayer did portray the contraception device as a completely safe and effective sterilization method that boasted a whopping 99.83 percent effectiveness at preventing pregnancy. That percentage […]

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