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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....
Some Republican lawmakers are introducing measures aimed at allowing guns in schools.
"Their blood cells can be given to anyone." LeeAnn Weitekamp is the Medical Director for MI Blood
See how wine and art go together.
The Saint James family center hosts one of the largest fish fries in Grand Rapids and there was barely a seat available at dinnertime Friday evening.
Back to school means the school sports schedule is about to start and for some it is already in full swing.
The Obama administration says it's creating seven regional hubs to help coordinate and distribute information about dealing with the effects of climate change.
The convicted murderer who escaped from a medium security state prison in Ionia has a long criminal record, including a quadruple homicide in 1993 that landed him in prison for life.
The band Watain stops by on their tour from Detroit to Chicago.
The Food and Drug Administration is asking doctors to stop prescribing combination medications that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per pill, because of long-standing concerns about liver damage.
Large, jumping fish called Asian Carp have nearly destroyed recreation along the Illinois River. Now they are headed to Michigan.
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