The Reserve Bank of Australia said the country’s currency is held by as many as 34 central banks from Reykjavik to Santiago, and models suggested the Aussie dollar was as much as 15 percent overvalued, documents showed.
Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit told a federal judge in West Virginia it intends to stop selling four vaginal mesh implants after being sued by more than 600 women who say the products caused internal injuries.
Johnson & Johnson, the biggest health-care products maker, continued to sell a vaginal mesh implant for nine months after U.S. regulators told the company to stop marketing the device, according to court records.
U.S. regulators should be able to block medical devices based on past products with safety issues, said House Democrats, citing injuries from transvaginal implants like those made by Johnson & Johnson and C.R. Bard Inc.
Johnson & Johnson, the world’s second-biggest health-care products maker, is battling lawsuits over a vaginal implant based on a similar device pulled from the market more than a decade ago for safety reasons.
Johnson & Johnson and C.R. Bard Inc. must study rates of organ damage and complications linked to vaginal mesh implants, U.S. regulators said, responding to patient advocates who say the devices have harmed women.