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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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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

New lobster marketing effort works to raise prices for fishermen

ROCKPORT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine lobstermen had another big year in 2013. Figures released by the Department of Marine resources today show fishermen landed about 126,000,000 pounds of lobster-just under the 2012 record landing. But last year's catch was worth more: $364.5 million at the docks.

6:41 PM, Feb 28, 2014

Dining Room Danger: Exploding Tables

SEATTLE, Washington (KING) - A close call in the kitchen left a Seattle, Washington man's heart pounding. 

1:35 PM, Aug 22, 2012

Kidnapped Children Reunited With Father, Mom Charged

WESTBROOK (NEWS CENTER) -- Westbrook Police say two children who disappeared with their mother have been found safe. They say 26-year-old Galena Ojiem kidnapped five-year-old Gregory, and Jamar, who's almost two.

7:04 PM, Dec 28, 2007

Jackie Ward, Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

Jackie Ward joined the NEWS CENTER team in January 2010.

7:48 AM, Sep 11, 2013

What is Grampa Simpson's first name on TV's "The Simpsons"?


a. Montgomery

b. Ralph

c. Abraham

d. Barney

6:26 AM, May 24, 2010

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

Author Jennifer Finney Boylan

3:55 PM, May 14, 2013
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