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!
OXFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - A question surrounding the distance to Hollywood Slots in Bangor could derail the Oxford Casino.
HARTSDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- A bit of ice cream history is melting. The original Carvel ice cream store just north of New York City served its last cone last night.
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.
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Seventy-five years ago this week a Civilian Conservation Corp crew finished the last section of The Appalachian Trail. The two-mile stretch, located between Sugarloaf and Spaulding mountains will host a commemoration of hearty hikers this Saturday.
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- In a survey titled "America's Most Attractive People," Portland Maine has made the top 5.
With the caucus and primary season underway, we had a discussion in our newsroom about the differences between the two, and realized even some of our staff didn't realize some of the nuances.
AUBURN, Maine (AP) - The trial of a Lewiston couple charged with obtaining nearly $60,000 in federal housing assistance while failing to disclose extensive real estate holdings and income has started.
Tall Horse plays their sort of indie-folk-Americana music - maybe freak-folk? It's not a cut-and-dry genre - in the 207 Studio ahead of a show Saturday in Portland.
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- If you come in contact with its sap, you could suffer severe skin rashes. The invasive plant known as giant hogweed can be found in nine counties, and 20 different sites around the state. Now the invasive plant has taken root in Bangor.
(WBBH) - Thirty miles off the coast of Naples, Florida a diver comes face to face with the largest known fish species to exist.
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