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!
OLD TOWN, Maine (NEWS CENTER)--Maine winters can be as harsh on people's wallets as they are cold. A man in Old Town is taking advantage of alternative technology to keep his heating costs down.
(NBC) -- Kristen Presutti is about to undo something she thought was a done deal.
Holly Nunan gives us a rundown of the live music playing in Maine this weekend.
DOVER, NH (NEWS CENTER) -- Police have charged a man from Orient, Maine with killing three people in the town of Amity last month.
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.
MARYLAND (NBC) -- A Maryland police officer is under investigation after striking a handcuffed suspect.
CYPRESS, Texas (KPRC) - A newborn was hospitalized Wednesday after someone discarded her on a curb outside an apartment complex in northwest Harris County.
Hermit crabs are becoming increasingly popular as pets. Sarah DiDonato from Petco shares with us some tips on the proper set up for a habitat and also explains why hermit crabs can be a great pet.
DEXTER, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- State Police spokesman Steve McCausland says a man shot and killed his estranged wife and two children Monday in their Dexter home Monday before turning the gun on himself.
A Colorado teenager hired men to kill his mother so he could use her money to get breast implants for his girlfriend, police said.
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