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Anti-Essure movement grows online as women slam Bayer's implant | MassDevice.com On Call

November 13, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Women rallying against the Essure contraceptive implant are congregating online and picketing on street corners, calling on Bayer to recall the device.

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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — The anti-Essure movement, launched by women who claim the permanent contraceptive implant left them with severe pain and injuries, doesn't look likely to die down, having spawned Facebook support pages, Twitter campaigns and lots of media attention.

The movement has attached itself to the Twitter hashtag '#EssureRally', through which women are calling on Bayer to recall the device, posting pictures of the ralliers in action and organizing real-world events, including street-corner picketing and conference calls with famed consumer advocate Erin Brockovich.

Medtech analyst chides Erin Brockovich's crusade against Bayer's birth control implant

November 7, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

GlobalData analyst Joseph Gregory says public advocate Erin Brockovich's patient safety claims against Bayer's Essure contraceptive implant are "inappropriate" and "unsubstantiated."

Analysts chide Erin Brockovich's crusade against Bayer's birth control implant

Diabetes: Bayer lands FDA OK to pair with Medtronic's new 'artificial pancreas'

October 21, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Bayer's Contour Next Link blood glucose meter is the 1st U.S.-cleared device that pairs with Medtronic's newly approved 'artificial pancreas', the MiniMed 530G with Enlite diabetes management system.

Diabetes: Bayer lands FDA OK to pair with Medtronic's new 'artificial pancreas'

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FDA responds to patient uprising over Bayer's Essure birth control implant

October 21, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

The FDA says its additional review suggests Bayer's Essure permanent birth control device isn't connected to rising patient reports of post-treatment weight-gain, depression and fatigue.

FDA responds to patient uprising over Bayer's Essure birth control implant

It looks like healthcare giant Bayer (PINK:BAYRY) has got the FDA in its corner against a rising tide of patient complaints over the company's Essure permanent birth control device.

The real Erin Brockovich takes on Bayer's birth control | MassDevice.com On Call

October 17, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Real-world consumer advocate Erin Brockovich sets her sights on healthcare giant Bayer's Essure contraceptive implants.

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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Erin Brockovich, the activist made famous by Julia Roberts' portrayal in a 2000 blockbuster film, is taking on healthcare giant Bayer (PINK:BAYRY), saying the company's Essure birth control device has harmed women.

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Bayer and Conceptus consummate a $1.1B merger

June 6, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Bayer closes a $1.1 billion offer for Conceptus, hoping to expand its portfolio of contraceptive methods and devices.

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M&A: Bayer buys Conceptus for $1.1 billion

April 29, 2013 by Brian Johnson

Medical device company Conceptus agrees to a $1.1 billion buyout by German healthcare conglomerate Bayer AG.

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Conceptus (NSDQ:CPTS) agreed to a buyout by Bayer (PINK:BAYRY) in a deal valued at $1.1 billion.

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