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....
Students will no longer be allowed to take field trips to religious venues after the stepfather of a Hendersonville High School student accused the school system of promoting Islam, starting another debate about the role of religion in Sumner County schools.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Shipping containers are extremely durable designed
to withstand high winds, salt water and hold 60,000 lbs. so why not
stack them and turn them into a house?
FLAGLER COUNTY, FL -- Six people are facing charges in connection with the December 2007 shooting death of a man from Palm Coast.
MAYPORT, Fla. -- After a slight delay due to bad weather in the Atlantic, the USS Roosevelt will return to Mayport this afternoon.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- They take in animals who have run out of chances.
You might feel safe when you see dolphins while swimming in the ocean or
river. However, seeing the animal doesn't mean you are safe.
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- A Clay County girl was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, a genetic disorder which left her without almost half the bones in her face. Now, there's a new bright spot in this girl's life.
Clad in a black nun's robe and holding a scythe in one hand, Santa Muerte appeals to people seeking all manner of otherworldly help.
The camera aimed in the general direction of where Kendrick Johnson was
found dead in a rolled-up gym mat in January did not record how his body
ended up there because the device was motion activated and the mat was
out of its range, a sheriff's investigator told NBC News.
JACKSONVILLE - These days everyone is looking for a great deal. Look no further than the Florida Community College of Jacksonville's North Campus for everyday services at unbelieable prices. The school has training programs for students who need to practice their craft. The public pays just pennies on the dollar for haircuts, perms, facials, manicures, dental work, massages and gourmet dining.
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