Web extra interview follow-up from Cutting Edge: Attacking Heart Disease
European regulators have approved the delivery of Medtronic‘s CoreValve System using a new direct aortic approach in patients with severe aortic stenosis. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is a less-invasive...
This year began with a breast implant scandal. This one has brought back memories of the one early in my private practice.
The current one involves the PIP-branded breast implants produced by the French company Poly Implant Prothese and rebranded by the Dutch company Rofil as Rofil M-implants breast implants. The first one involved silicone implants made by American companies including Dow Corning who no longer makes breast implants.
The picture of 3 implants includes: top -- an old McGhan double lumen (silicone gel implant surrounded by a saline implant); bottom left – Dow Corning textured silicone implant; and bottom right – Dow Corning smooth silicone implant. Dow Corning has not made breast implants since approximately 1992.
Questions and answers from the live web chat during Cutting Edge: Beating Breast and Prostate Cancer.
Although it’s trying to keep quiet about its product, a medical device startup developing a new treatment for obesity revealed this week it’s in the middle of raising $5.5 million....
Put away packaged, processed and fast foods and re-set your taste buds to enjoy the real deal--whole foods!
Jackie Ward joined the NEWS CENTER team in January 2010.
ORMOND BEACH, Florida (WESH) - A 17-year-old bitten on the shoulder by a shark in Ormond Beach, Florida is recovering after receiving 30 stitches.
TRENTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - A car crash kills two people in the Hancock County town of Trenton.
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Portland Police have a confirmed a dead body by the Maine Medical parking garage on Congress Street.
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Sex trafficking is a growing problem in Maine, as out-of-state pimps target 12- to 24-year-old women, promising them love, money or drugs, and delivering shame, abuse and humiliation.
"We take our work seriously. But we don't take ourselves seriously ." That's how Sharon Rose Vaznis describes her role as part of the highly rated NEWS CENTER Morning Report team
GORHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Counseling services were made available to all University of Southern Maine students following the death of a 18-year old student earlier this week.
TRENTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- The Maine State Police says a two car accident in Trenton early Saturday morning has now resulted in the deaths of two people.
With Joel Hanrahan and Andrew Bailey on the
disabled list, the Boston Red Sox named Junichi Tazawa as the team's closer.
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