After 30 years of failed proposals, the federal government seems to be warming up to the idea of improving tracking of medical implants to warn patients of problems.
At least 25 Canadian women have developed a rare cancer linked to breast implants — and almost all of them had the same type of textured implant, according to researchers. But Health Canada has no plans to remove this implant from the market or to directly alert Canadian women who have the implants, an investigation […]
Biocell textured breast implants, made by Allergan, have come under growing scrutiny from some doctors who say they are seeing many of their patients return with debilitating pain.
Three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again thanks to an electrical implant that zaps the injured spinal cord — along with months of intense rehab, researchers have reported.
Experts are researching the use of brain implants to treat medical conditions — but they can alter the way patients see the world in potentially dangerous ways
Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images Deep brain stimulation is a medical procedure that inserts an implant into the brain. This implant can alter neural activity, in an effort to treat neural dysfunction. In the past, patients have experienced a change in perception and hallucinations with the implant in place. If the implant can control a person’s behaviour to […]
The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu will now offer free cosmetic surgery, including breast implants, cleft lip surgeries and hand transplants to the poor. Authorities made the announcement Wednesday. “We have been doing surgeries to reconstruct entire breasts or a part for cancer victims,” head of plastic surgery Dr V Ramadevi said, as cited […]
Health officials aren’t recommending people have their breast implants removed after the Canadian government released its safety review on cases of implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). CBC | Health News
Published time: 3 Sep, 2017 17:06 Europe’s biggest tech trade show, IFA, is taking place in Berlin this week and alongside the latest industry developments, tech companies also unveiled some eye-catching, though odd, innovations. RT takes a look at some of the wackiest gadgets unveiled at the event. 1 Hair dryer hood This bizarre looking […]
Published time: 27 Aug, 2017 19:35 A recent spate of breast cancer diagnoses among women in Australia has been directly linked to cheap breast implants. The country’s health regulators are examining a connection between the cheap textured devices and a growing number of cases of a rare blood cancer called anaplastic large cell carcinoma (ALCL). […]
A disgraced dentist-turned-foot doctor could be banned from the medical field for the second time today after Go Public revealed he was using medical implants he designed himself instead of Health Canada-approved ones. CBC | Health News