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Medtronic’s new direct aortic approach to TAVI wins European approval

Mon, 07 Nov 2011 21:15:32

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...

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Breast implant problems can be stopped with conscientious doctors

Sun, 22 Jan 2012 19:43:43

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.

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Minimally invasive weight loss device maker quietly raises $2.75 million

Thu, 24 May 2012 20:47:32

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....

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2014 WCSH 6 Sidewalk Art Festival

This year's WCSH 6 Sidewalk Art Festival will be August 23.

3:04 PM, Feb 11, 2014

AG: Abigail Hernandez sent letter to her mother

CONCORD, NH (NEWS CENTER) -- Investigators released new information in the case of missing New Hampshire teenager Abigail Hernandez, including contact between her and her mother.

6:48 PM, Dec 6, 2013

Shark expert says Boothbay Harbor shark likely a great white

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER)- Lots of people have seen the video of a shark off Boothbay Harbor, but was it a Great White shark?

5:13 PM, Aug 5, 2013

Curran Homestead opens blacksmithing school

ORRINGTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- During America's Industrial Revolution, local village blacksmith shops disappeared as large factories sprung up that could cheaply mass produce steel tools and equipment.  At the Curran Homestead in Orrington, there is now a movement to re-introduce people to this ancient craft.

5:52 PM, Jan 26, 2010

Big tipper comes to Portland

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - On a raw, dreary December day in Portland, things were about to get a lot brighter for one person inside Flatbread Pizza.

7:09 AM, Dec 10, 2013

Home invasion suspect pleads guilty to charges

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- One of two suspects in a violent Greenbush home invasion last fall that left a woman badly injured -- pleaded guilty to all charges Monday in a Penobscot County courtroom. However at the same time the suspect denied having an active role in the assault that took place during the robbery.

5:42 PM, Jun 3, 2013

Strange creature sightings in Texas ignites chupacabra excitement

HOUSTON, Texas (KPRC) A Houston, Texas man says paw prints along the Buffalo Bayou are just one piece of evidence to prove he's spotted the mythical creature known as the Chupacabra.

4:55 PM, Feb 4, 2014

What is twerking?

(USA TODAY) -- Miley Cyrus may have helped get the word 'twerk' into the Oxford Dictionary with her rowdy MTV Music Video Awards performance, but twerking's been around for the last two decades.

6:10 PM, Aug 28, 2013

Maine exterminator sets national standard for bed bug removal

BRUNSWICK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A Mainer is bringing three generations of experience in the pest removal business to bear in the national debate over how best to beat back a bed bug outbreak.

9:08 AM, Mar 29, 2011

Sharon Rose Vaznis, Anchor

"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

7:47 AM, Sep 11, 2013
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