News tagged with silicone gel

FDA approves new silicone breast implants

(HealthDay)—MemoryShape breast implants have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for breast augmentation in women 22 and older, and for breast reconstruction, the FDA said Friday.

Jun 17, 2013
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France recalls diuretic drug after pill 'mixup'

France's health regulator on Monday recalled a diuretic used to control high blood pressure after some packets of the drug were found to contain sleeping pills—a mistake feared linked to two deaths.

Jun 10, 2013
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French execs accused of breast implant swindle

The computer records were scrubbed, inspectors said there was no mention of industrial silicone in quality-control documents, and an employee at the factory in southern France said they were instructed not ...

Apr 17, 2013
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