The FDA has announced a fresh probe into adverse patient reactions to materials used in breast implants, metal-on-metal hips and birth control coil Essure.
Belgian authorities are investigating allegations that surgeons received bribes to favor certain brands of medical devices, amid accusations that the practice is rife across Europe.
Europe should force medical equipment companies to set up a fund to help victims of faulty devices as part of a complete overhaul of legislation governing the industry, a parliamentary committee heard.
Medical device recall and safety data from five new countries have been added to database, boosting the total number of records to more than 90,000.
Since we published our first stories, regulators have vowed to fix gaps in medical device oversight. But some promises have not been backed up by action.
Medical device recall and safety data from five new countries have been added to database, boosting the total number of records to more than 105,000.
U.S. plastic surgeons are reporting the diagnosis of a buttock-implant recipient with a rare cancer previously linked only to breast implants.
The cause is still a mystery but the impact of a dangerous chronic kidney disease was so overwhelming that the Nicaraguan town was rechristened the island of widows.