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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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Travel apps good for planning, convenience

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- From hotel to public restroom finders, apps make traveling in an unfamiliar place easier.

7:31 AM, Feb 27, 2014

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

Singer-songwriter Cidny Bullens comes out as transgender


(NEWS CENTER) -- Her most important work " Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth" has helped scores of bereaved people cope with their loss.  Now, for the first time, Cindy (now Cidny) Bullens is going public about something those closest to her have always known.

8:02 PM, Jun 28, 2012

What policy did Rutherford B. Hayes promise to end to get the votes he needed to be elected President?

a. draft    b. gold standard    c. poll tax    d. Reconstruction

6:27 AM, Oct 4, 2012

Mike and Mike show coming to an end

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- After broadcasting for 15 years, the Mike And Mike show, that has been a part of several commuters morning drive is coming to an end on Friday.

5:24 PM, Oct 17, 2012

Fast-moving brush fire torches 17-20 acres in Lewiston

LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Fire crews and the Maine Forest Service are working to extinguish a brush fire in Lewiston.

7:33 PM, Apr 30, 2013

Mom gives birth after extremely rare double-uterus pregnancy

BUFFALO (NBC) -- A New York woman born with two uteruses has delivered two babies at Buffalo's Women and Children's Hospital.

4:39 PM, Jan 23, 2012

Man Sentenced To 18 Months For Brewer Gun Theft

BANGOR (NEWS CENTER) -- A man from Hampden who broke into a military supply store last year has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

5:22 PM, Jan 8, 2008

Caught on Cam: NYPD Beating

NEW YORK CITY (WNBC) - A New York City police officer has been placed on modified duty after he was shown on security footage using force to subdue a man who was sleeping in the lounge of a Crown Heights youth center.

2:00 PM, Oct 16, 2012

10 people arrested in heroin and methamphetamine bust in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEW CENTER) -- The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and Augusta Police coordinated the arrests of two Augusta men and eight persons from out of state, on heroin and methamphetamine charges Wednesday.

2:43 PM, Dec 19, 2013
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