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....
A coalition in Baldwin County works towards a healthier community.
A public funeral will be held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville for country music superstar George Jones, who died Friday at the age of 81.
Police say they found suspicious materials and instructions on how to build a meth lab, but no "finished product."
Two Taylor County High School teachers are accused of having sexual relations with students.
A 23-year-old Macon man died from gunshot wounds sustained during a Tuesday night shooting in Columbus.
Police say the armed man entered the store with a bandana over his face.
Macon police serving a search warrant at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday arrested four men charging them all with possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
On October 15, 1984, President Ronald Reagan made a campaign stop in Macon, setting up on the steps of City Hall.
A Macon police report says a woman fatally stabbed her boyfriend after they argued and fought with knives.
Plastic surgeons in South Korea are performing a technique called the 'Smile Lipt,' where the corners of the mouth are turned up, to make it look like the person always has the hint of a smile.
Hobby Lobby plans to open two Central Georgia stores this year.
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