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....
Dirk Whitsitt, a construction worker from Kansas, caught the fish of a
lifetime only an hour into his first fishing trip in Alaska.
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?
By Jackelyn Barnard
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- The University of Florida is taking action following a First Coast News I-team report.
At least four staffers have been disciplined for their role in the alleged Misuse of UF research funds.
By Kyle Meenan
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- The man convicted of killing a Jacksonville Beach waitress six years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Erin Hawley joins the First Coast from the Emerald Coast, where she was the weekend anchor and reporter at WMBB in Panama City.
A local nursing student was looking forward to graduation, but now she says she won't be getting her diploma and is determined to create change at her school because of it.
YEEHAW JUNCTION, Fla. -- A father and his teenage son from Jacksonville were killed in a crash on the Florida Turnpike in Osceola County.
A local woman believes she was unfairly busted for prostitution after
looking for love on Craigslist. Turns out the man who befriended her
online was an undercover cop.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Being diagnosed with cancer is a scary time in a person's life. Big decisions about treatment options have to be made and new technology at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute at Shands Jacksonville may help those whose cancer has begun to spread.
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