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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.
With another murder trial in Italy looming, the former exchange student recalls dark days in prison and thoughts of suicide while hoping that one day she'll visit her slain roommate's grave.
The Bibb County School board has voted in favor of bringing two new charter schools to Bibb county.
Rachel Rapraeger, accused of mishandling more than 1,200 mammograms, pleaded not guilty, again, Wednesday.
Miriam Mizell was one of the nearly 1,300 women whose mammograms were mishandled at Perry Hospital. She was diagnosed with breast cancer about five months ago.
The City of Centerville says has asked a spiritual store to stop breaking city law by telling fortunes.
Bill Sirmon shows how to prepare a Coca-Cola Brisket.
Earlier this month, some people in Macon County warned that closing the emergency room would mean longer ambulance trips for the injured and ill, to Perry or Americus.
Rachael Rapraeger faces 10 counts of reckless conduct and 10 counts of computer fraud, because she handled test results for 10 women who actually have breast cancer.
Graduating seniors in Houston County earned their diplomas Saturday.
Tara Grinstead, an Irwin County school teacher, disappeared without a trace in October 2005.
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