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The new research appears to corroborate a key finding from the Implant Files investigation, which showed revealed how deaths linked to medical devices were being underreported.
Syed Nazakat operates India’s first data-driven website dedicated to healthcare reporting, where he and his team have been on the frontline of reporting on COVID-19.
The rare ‘fraud alert’ from the Department of Health and Human Services could signal a harder line on industry-funded speaker programs.
The research challenges the claim that patient care decisions are not influenced when physicians receive large payments from drug and medical device companies.
The new FDA guideline is meant to alert patients to the health risks of breast implants, which have been associated with serious illnesses, ICIJ’s Implant Files investigation found.
The bestselling writer discusses how she followed the story of fraud in generic drug manufacturing around the world in an interview with ICIJ.
Frustrated by FDA delays, some survivors are promoting laws to require informed consent before breast implant surgery in at least six states.
Tens of thousands of women claimed they suffered severe health problems after being implanted with the contraceptive device.
US immigration detainees say they're scared to report coronavirus symptoms, for fear of solitary confinement.
Only a fraction of incidents in which women were allegedly harmed by the contraceptive device were reported, experts in California cases claim.
A new study in a leading plastic surgery journal offers more evidence to support the existence of breast implant illness.
Public Citizen finds the U.S. health watchdog putting patients at risk by not requiring human trials for all new versions of the implant.
US health authorities have issued a warning letter to leading global manufacturer, Allergan, for failing to properly carry post-market safety studies.
As the coronavirus sweeps across the world, a new study offers signs of a breakthrough in stopping another deadly epidemic.
Effective treatment for the coronavirus could save millions of lives, but the risks of moving too fast with too little science could be a bigger risk.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a rift between workers who can hunker down at home and continue to draw a paycheck and those who must work onsite.
I’m a COVID-19 data skeptic. The most widely-used numbers to describe the impact of the pandemic — reported cases and deaths — are flawed.
A controversial therapy for children with curved spines that featured in the Implant Files investigation has been banned in the United Kingdom.
There’s never been a major crisis that someone hasn’t seen as an opportunity to make a lot of money.
A leading anti-corruption group is urging U.S. lawmakers to include tough safeguards that will protect against “self-interested parties" in a proposed coronavirus relief bill.
Italian journalists living in a high-risk zone adapt to quarantine and keep reporting on the outbreak.
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The International Medical Device Database now has more than 120,000 records about faulty or even dangerous medical devices from 46 countries.
Hundreds of Australian women who suffered from a controversial type of transvaginal mesh won a landmark class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson.
ICIJ received more than 3,500 responses from people affected by the medical device industry in 50 countries, bringing to life the personal cost of implants that fail.