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....
Some of the biggest battles we face involve our waists. Obesity, from shaving off an extra 5 pounds to a struggle with hundreds of ...
Put away packaged, processed and fast foods and re-set your taste buds to enjoy the real deal--whole foods!
The Planetarium Offers Heavens on Earth
An Erie County Sheriff's Deputy who struck a house while driving drunk in the Village of Akron has accepted a plea deal.
The Kensington Expressway is open after a fatal accident early Friday morning.
With one week left until Election Day, the race for Erie County's top seat continues to be embroiled in bad blood.
Orchard Park Police are searching for woman they say stole over $400 worth of fragrances and colognes from a drug store.
Friends and family remember Sean Galliher as kind and gentle and a friend to all.
School mourns loss of four students, including Galliher, since Christmas.
Republican candidate for Governor of New York State Carl Paladino announced that Nancy Naples, former Erie County Comptroller, has joined his campaign as Statewide Chairwoman.
Some mechanics say they're seeing many problems with lawnmowers and other items with small engines this year.
One garage is even handing out a flier detailing problems in small engines caused by mandated ethanol mix fuel blends.
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