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