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‘Going Flat’ After Breast Cancer

‘Going Flat’ After Breast Cancer

“It’s a tremendous amount to put your body through, and it’s not like we’re going to get our breasts back,” said Rebecca Pine, 40, who decided against reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy.
‘Going Flat’ After Breast Cancer

‘Going Flat’ After Breast Cancer

“It’s a tremendous amount to put your body through, and it’s not like we’re going to get our breasts back,” said Rebecca Pine, 40, who decided against reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy.
Bayer’s Essure Contraceptive Implant, Now With a Warning

Bayer’s Essure Contraceptive Implant, Now With a Warning

Kim Myers, 53, in the stable at her home in Wesson, Miss. Even after her two Essure implants were surgically removed, her sharp pains didn’t subside until she had a hysterectomy.
Bayer’s Essure Contraceptive Implant, Now With a Warning

Bayer’s Essure Contraceptive Implant, Now With a Warning

Kim Myers, 53, in the stable at her home in Wesson, Miss. Even after her two Essure implants were surgically removed, her sharp pains didn’t subside until she had a hysterectomy.

Johnson & Johnson Must Pay 6 Implant Patients $1 Billion

A federal jury found that metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants were defectively designed, and that the company did not warn consumers of the risks.

Johnson & Johnson Must Pay 6 Implant Patients $1 Billion

A federal jury found that metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants were defectively designed, and that the company did not warn consumers of the risks.
9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants

9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants

Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is likelier to occur with textured implants, above, than with smooth implants, the F.D.A. said.
9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants

9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants

Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is likelier to occur with textured implants, above, than with smooth implants, the F.D.A. said.
9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants

9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants

Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is likelier to occur with textured implants, above, than with smooth implants, the F.D.A. said.
What You Need to Know if You Have Breast Implants

What You Need to Know if You Have Breast Implants

Nearly all the cases of lymphoma have been linked to textured implants like the one shown here.
A Shocking Diagnosis: Breast Implants ‘Gave Me Cancer’

A Shocking Diagnosis: Breast Implants ‘Gave Me Cancer’

After learning she had breast cancer, Raylene Hollrah of Hermann, Mo., had a double mastectomy. But then cancer struck again — caused by the implants used to rebuild her chest.
A Shocking Diagnosis: Breast Implants ‘Gave Me Cancer’

A Shocking Diagnosis: Breast Implants ‘Gave Me Cancer’

After learning she had breast cancer, Raylene Hollrah of Hermann, Mo., had a double mastectomy. But then cancer struck again — caused by the implants used to rebuild her chest.
A Shocking Diagnosis: Breast Implants ‘Gave Me Cancer’

A Shocking Diagnosis: Breast Implants ‘Gave Me Cancer’

After learning she had breast cancer, Raylene Hollrah of Hermann, Mo., had a double mastectomy. But then cancer struck again — caused by the implants used to rebuild her chest.
What You Need to Know if You Have Breast Implants

What You Need to Know if You Have Breast Implants

Nearly all the cases of lymphoma have been linked to textured implants like the one shown here.
A Shocking Diagnosis: Breast Implants ‘Gave Me Cancer’

A Shocking Diagnosis: Breast Implants ‘Gave Me Cancer’

After learning she had breast cancer, Raylene Hollrah of Hermann, Mo., had a double mastectomy. But then cancer struck again — caused by the implants used to rebuild her chest.
Bionic Carbon Fiber Arm From Lamborghini? It Could Happen

Bionic Carbon Fiber Arm From Lamborghini? It Could Happen

Automobili Lamborghini's expertise in carbon fiber may lead to implants and prosthetics. Oddly, a Ferrari is involved as well. The post Bionic Carbon Fiber Arm From Lamborghini? It Could Happen
New PillCam Uses Wireless Radio, CCD Cameras to Diagnose Heartburn

New PillCam Uses Wireless Radio, CCD Cameras to Diagnose Heartburn

A new type of endoscopy could reduce patient discomfort while imaging areas current techniques can't see. The post New PillCam Uses Wireless Radio, CCD Cameras to Diagnose Heartburn appeared first on
New Implants Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes Without Needles

New Implants Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes Without Needles

Minding type 2 diabetes at home is a laborious process involving time and calorie management, and sometimes needles. But it might not be all needles much longer. The post New Implants Could Treat
Drug Delivery Implants, Electrical Stimulation Can Manage Chronic Pain

Drug Delivery Implants, Electrical Stimulation Can Manage Chronic Pain

New treatments for chronic pain could potentially address the ongoing opioid crisis in America via drug delivery implant systems and intrathecal electrical stimulation. The post Drug Delivery
The ethics of upgrading your brain with implants

The ethics of upgrading your brain with implants

Computational neuroscientist Anders Sanberg is a senior research fellow at Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute where he explores the ethics of future human enhancement through AI, genetic