• Amid Lawsuits, Experts Caution More Research Into IUDs Causing Neurological Disorder

    6 days ago - By Refinery29

    Hundreds of women - at present, 856 and counting - have filed lawsuits against German drug company Bayer over the last two years, claiming that the popular IUD Mirena is causing severe neurological side effects. Experts who have been following the case, however, say that more research is needed before a connection can be made between the contraceptive and the disorder. Mirena is a tiny piece of T-shaped plastic that is inserted directly into the uterus as a way to prevent pregnancy. The FDA approved the sale of Mirena in the United States in 2000, and it is now considered one of the most...
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