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!
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- From hotel to public restroom finders, apps make traveling in an unfamiliar place easier.
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?
ELLSWORTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Ellsworth's city council approved Monday night a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
(NBC) -- Kristen Presutti is about to undo something she thought was a done deal.
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- Low water levels did not stop people from picking up a paddle and participating in the 46th annual Kenduskeag Canoe Race.
We're celebrating the start of baseball season with Amy Bouchard's recipe for Moose Crunch.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles County coroner's office says it has completed an autopsy of Brittany Murphy but will defer releasing a cause of death until after toxicology tests are complete.
MONHEGAN ISLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Tucked into Maine's midcoast and about an hour away from mainland by ferry is a gem of an island that's hosted an artistic community for nearly 4 centuries.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The U.S. Army says a soldier from Maine has been killed in Afghanistan.
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