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Medtronic’s new direct aortic approach to TAVI wins European approval

Mon, 07 Nov 2011 21:15:32

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...

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Breast implant problems can be stopped with conscientious doctors

Sun, 22 Jan 2012 19:43:43

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.

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Minimally invasive weight loss device maker quietly raises $2.75 million

Thu, 24 May 2012 20:47:32

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....

Cutting Edge Obesity

The Cutting Edge: Fighting the Fat

7:55 PM, Sep 1, 2011

Some of the biggest battles we face involve our waists. Obesity, from shaving off an extra 5 pounds to a struggle with hundreds of ...

Cutting Edge Eating Healthy

Buffalo Police Release Surveillance Video of Hit and Run Accident

Buffalo Police have released surveillance video of a hit and run accident that left a teenager hurt last week.

1:40 PM, May 10, 2012

Australian Tycoon Unveils Titanic II Plans

Flamboyant Australian tycoon Clive Palmer unveiled his plan Saturday for building a perfect replica of the Titanic -- plus a lot of extra lifeboats.

10:01 PM, Mar 2, 2013

What Really Happened To The Girls In Le Roy?

Everyone it seemed had an opinion, or had come to a conclusion, about what had caused the girls' illness.

7:06 PM, Feb 21, 2013

Sex Abuse Arrest Leads to Animal Abuse Case

We've learned more information about the child sex abuse and animal cruelty charges a man is facing in Wyoming County.

5:59 PM, Aug 2, 2013

Florida Builds Home Out of Shipping Containers

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?

4:36 PM, Nov 16, 2012

Shelby Boy Apologizes for Shooting His Dad To Death

"If I could change everything, I would," Timothy Adams writes in a letter to his school principal. It is among documents being held by the Orleans County Court in connection with the case.

1:40 AM, Mar 23, 2002

Parents Share Story of Son's Suicide After Prescription Drug Addiction

Five months after their son Michael's death, Julie and Avi Israel of North Buffalo still have a very difficult time talking about him.

8:46 PM, Nov 17, 2011

Product Test: Babycakes Pancake Maker

Product Test: Babycakes Pancake Maker

6:47 AM, Oct 26, 2012

Fitness Trainer Charged With Drugging and Assaulting Intern

A Clarence fitness instructor has been charged with several felonies that include assault and giving a college intern a date rape drug.

10:59 PM, Jun 28, 2013

18-Year-Old Drowns in Erie Canal in Lockport

Crews recovered the body late Wednesday night. The victim's name has not been released.

6:38 PM, Jul 14, 2011
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