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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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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

Oxford Casino 100 mile radius questioned

OXFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - A question surrounding the distance to Hollywood Slots in Bangor could derail the Oxford Casino.

5:51 PM, Feb 17, 2011

Teen survives shark attack

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.

3:17 PM, Sep 4, 2013

One of the world's largest fish spotted in Gulf of Maine

OFF VINALHAVEN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Up to ten feet long, weighing as much as two tons... they're not your average tourist.

But then, the Ocean Sunfish is the world's largest bony fish.

9:04 AM, Aug 12, 2013

Portland, ME makes top 5 "most attractive" cities

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- In a survey titled "America's Most Attractive People," Portland Maine has made the top 5.

6:31 PM, Dec 11, 2013

Cindy Williams, Anchor

Cindy Williams has been anchoring NEWS CENTER's evening newscasts since 1989.

10:41 AM, Aug 13, 2013

Driver in critical condition after head-on crash in Gorham

GORHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Two drivers were hospitalized after two cars collided on Bernard P. Rines Highway between Narragansett Street and South Street Thursday morning.

6:12 PM, Feb 13, 2014

Military Sexual Assault victims attend conference in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWS CENTER) - Victims of sexual assault and harrassment in the military are gathering today for a groundbreaking conference in Washington D.C. 

5:43 PM, May 8, 2012

Funeral home puts bodies in favorite poses

ROCK HILL, South Carolina (WCNC) - Cecil Gilmore is a mortician who will pose your dead body as you were in life.

4:41 PM, Nov 15, 2011

Educators teaching lessons learned using technology to teach

AUBURN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Three years ago, the Auburn School District became the first in the nation to provide iPads in the classroom for each and every kindergarten student.

6:21 PM, Nov 13, 2013
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