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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.
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....
Four men who admitted their roles in a home invasion on Grand Rapids' west side are headed to prison -- serving consecutive sentences -- for assaulting the residents and and raping a woman.
All five suspects accused of a robbery and rape at a Grand Rapids home are now in custody.
Grand Rapids Police are looking for up to five men involved in a sexual assault and home invasion overnight.
"Their blood cells can be given to anyone." LeeAnn Weitekamp is the Medical Director for MI Blood
Capt. Jeffrey Hertel says one person -- 19-year-old James Edward Hodges -- is wanted in connection with Monday's attack. Hodges is black, 5'8" and 120 lbs.
The 31-year old man who shot and killed Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer Eric Zapata was likely armed with more than one weapon; a hand gun and a long-gun.
Several customers in Kent County say a local mechanic is taking their money and not performing the service.
It remains one of the longest-running cold cases in the state of Michigan.
33-years later, there are still no answers in the disappearance of Deanie Peters.
Learn about diabetes in pets and also illness caused by jerky treats.
You will have to wear clothes to the daily meetings about what promoters call "the joy of nakationing" June 1 and 2 in Las Vegas. But you can strip down at nightly pool parties.
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