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Endo to Stop AMS Mesh Production

Endo International PLC disclosed it is officially closing its women’s health division and stopping the manufacture and sale of transvaginal mesh products. Endo disclosed this after release of its quarterly results on Monday, stating that it will close down the mesh line purchased from American Medical Systems (AMS) by March 31, 2016. Endo failed to find… Read More

FDA labels Transvaginal Mesh High-Risk

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has labeled Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) devices as “high risk”, after thousands of injuries had been reported.  The FDA noted more than 4,000 reports of adverse events or complications associated with transvaginal surgical mesh for POP or Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) repair from 2005 to 2010. The FDA previously classified POP surgical… Read More

Equal Rights Advocates 2015

On June 11, 2015, Amy Eskin, Rachel Abrams, and others from Levin Simes attended the 2015 Equal Rights Advocates Gala Luncheon—Forging Ahead—where we celebrated ERA’s 41 years of groundbreaking work making sure girls and boys feel safe at school so they can learn effectively, advocating in favor of equal pay for equal work, and taking… Read More