Toxic hip implants sold by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary 'which knew for THREE YEARS that they could be dangerous' DePuy marketed metal-on-metal implants 'despite surgeon's warnings'Hips failed after 2.5 yrs far more regularly than other models, tests foundThey were suspected of causing potentially toxic metal to get into bloodRevelations on warnings come in Los Angeles compensation court case year the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued an alert to the NHS on a wide range of 'metal on metal' implants, saying there was a ‘small risk’ they could cause complications in patients.
Meet the young woman whose hips are already falling apart | UPDATED: 02:49 GMT, 27 November 2012 Next spring, I am undergoing major hip surgery.
How hundreds of patients are dying of thirst in hospital: The story of a 22-year-old who died in hospital from dehydration shocked Britain.
The hospital patient who died of thirst: Tragedy of cancer sufferer, 22, who was so desperate he phoned 999 to beg for a drink…
Make sure you know which type of hip fix you have | UPDATED: 21:45 GMT, 17 March 2012 For the millions who have a hip implant, the news last week that experts are now calling for certain types to be banned is extremely worrying.
ALL metal hip joints 'must be banned': Failure rate 'four times higher than other types' | UPDATED: 07:46 GMT, 13 March 2012 Experts are demanding that metal-on-metal hip replacements are banned after finding ‘unequivocal’ evidence of their poor performance.
Trendy mothers who swaddle their babies are causing rise in a hip problem that died out 25 years ago.Expert says if swaddling a baby it is vital they have enough room to bend their legs
Want to avoid an op Then follow our simple tips to keep swivelling those hips Every year around 73,000 Britons undergo a hip replacement.
Women left in agony as “resurfaced” hip joints fall to bits Penny Brown is now recovering from major surgery to have the faulty implant removed Years as a top-class gymnast and keen skier had left Penny Brown with a painful and stiff right hip.