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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

Deer Guarded Nesting Goose; Goslings Leave

 The now hatched goslings have left the nest with their mother goose. It was protected by a watchful deer.  

5:33 AM, May 3, 2011

Jill Kelly Reveals Severe Depression Following Hunter's Death

Jill Kelly's book, "Without A Word" was released on Thursday - the book reveals some of the most intimate details of the couple's life together.

11:04 AM, Sep 10, 2010

Statistics On Accidents Involving Elderly Drivers

Some believe numbers reflect that elderly drivers pose no more danger, in some cases less, than those in other age groups.

1:09 PM, Jul 11, 2012

Now Hiring: Legit Work-From-Home Jobs

Sorting through the scams and actual opportunities in our very own backyard.

11:53 PM, Feb 25, 2013

Erie County Fires 2 CPS Workers; Suspends 2 Others Following Death of Boy

Two Erie County Child Protective Service caseworkers have been fired, and two supervisors suspended without pay after death of five-year-old Eain Brooks.

3:07 PM, Oct 10, 2013

The Beauty And Danger Of Zoar Valley

Zoar Valley in the Southern Tier is a study in contrasts. Like a pendulum swinging wildly between breathtaking beauty and life threatening danger.

10:25 AM, Oct 24, 2011

Child Rescued From Roof in Niagara Falls

A small child had to be rescued by firefighters after he climbed out onto a roof in Niagara Falls.

12:04 AM, Mar 1, 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

Mechanics: Ethanol Causing Problems for Small Engines

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.

8:21 PM, Jun 7, 2011

Huge Laptop Deal, $20 Printer & Bean Bag Chair

From a $64 dorm room fridge to tons of other back to school deals, today is your day!

1:14 PM, Aug 10, 2012
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