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A French prosecutor on Tuesday called for the founder of a firm whose faulty breast implants sparked a global health scare to be given a four-year prison sentence on fraud charges.
Other May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cosmetic breast implants seem to adversely affect the survival of women who are subsequently diagnosed with breast cancer, finds a small study published on BMJ website today.
Cancer Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A technology developed by labseed, an EPFL spin-off, could prevent most breast implant rejections. The final product should be commercially available as early as 2013.
Medical research Jan 30, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
France will launch one its biggest-ever trials on Wednesday as five managers from company PIP face charges of selling faulty breast implants that sparked a global health scare.
Other Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Brazil's Silimed, the third-biggest manufacturer of silicon breast implants in the world, has suddenly found itself in the eye of a global firestorm.
Other Jan 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
French health authorities said Friday that 20 cases of cancer had been uncovered in women with allegedly faulty French-made breast implants but insisted there was still no proven link with the disease.
Cancer Dec 30, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Ninety-eight percent of women undergoing breast augmentation surgery say the results met or exceeded their expectations, according to a prospective outcome study published in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Su ...
Surgery May 01, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
Britain's biggest cosmetic surgery chain has revealed that rupture rates on allegedly faulty French-made breast implants are seven times higher than previously thought, a report said Sunday.
Health Jan 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—If you're thinking about getting breast implants, there are some things you need to know before you make your decision, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Other Feb 27, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Faulty breast implants made by PIP, the French company that sparked a global health scare, do not pose any long-term medical threats, British health authorities said in a final report Monday.
Other Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Holed up at his home in the south of France, the founder of troubled breast implant manufacturer PIP is fighting back against a growing international scandal over his allegedly faulty products.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A pair of British plastic surgeons said Tuesday the rupture rate of PIP breast implants behind a global health scare may be as high as one in three, significantly more than previously thought.
Other Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
France's health ministry Friday advised 30,000 women with breast implants made by French firm PIP to have them removed, saying that while there is no proven cancer risk the prostheses could rupture.
Other Dec 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- Tens of thousands of women with risky, French-made breast implants should have them removed at the state's expense, the health minister recommended Friday, adding that such removals were "preventive" ...
Other Dec 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Up to 30,000 French women and perhaps tens of thousands more around the world may need to have defective breast implants removed after several suspicious cancer cases, officials said Tuesday.
Cancer Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 5