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.
According to a news release, Bibb investigators were tipped off by "an agency in the Atlanta Metro area" that Smart would be traveling to Macon in a 1999 Ford F-150.
A police news release says Bobby Lee Fordham, Jr., may have more information on the case.
It's day two of Georgia's "no-texting while driving" ban. The new law prohibits drivers from texting and using other kinds of text based communication behind the wheel.
Macon police say a gang feud that has lasted more than two years, caused a string of drive-by shootings in March. Macon Police Sgt. Timothy Moore says all of the shootings happened in the Village Green neighborhood. Police have arrested five gang members, including three juveniles involved in the shootings.
New details emerged Monday in the shootings that claimed the life of 16-year old Arquentris Fountain and wounded two others.
North Carolina used two inside-the-park homers to beat the Peach State girls.
Tom Wellman and his wife say they got the surprise of their life while spending the Christmas holiday in Costa Rica.
Police say the armed man entered the store with a bandana over his face.
Students at Georgia College got a first-hand look at what it's like to drive drunk. The national "Save A Life Tour" came to the Milledgeville campus Wednesday.
Scores from colleges and universities across the Peach State.
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