News tagged with silicone
(Medical Xpress) -- The Food and Drug Administration in the United States has approved a request by Proteus Digital Health to allow for the inclusion of tiny digestible microchips into medicines to assist ...
Medications Aug 01, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two wrongs don't make a right, they say, but here's how one tangle can straighten out another.
Medical research May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
By loading fragile RNA into silicon nanoparticles, researchers from The Methodist Hospital and two other institutions found a new drug delivery system can reduce the size of ovarian tumors by as much as 83 ...
Cancer Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Intel Corp. have collaborated to synthesize and study a grid-like array of short pieces of a disease-associated protein on silicon chips normally used in computer ...
Medical research Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The future of prostate cancer therapy may lie in a tiny, "sticky" silicon chip dubbed GEDI (Geometrically Enhanced Differential Immunocapture, pronounced like the "Star Wars" forces of ...
Cancer Jun 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
No matter what else is happening in his life, David Anderson knows he cannot go far from the dialysis machine that sustains him.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A group of independent experts has slammed Britain's cosmetic surgery industry for not protecting patients adequately and is calling for stricter controls in the aftermath of a breast implant scandal in Europe ...
Surgery Apr 23, 2013 | 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
(HealthDay)—Treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with severe hand deformities with a silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty (SMPA) procedure produces significant, long-term improvement in hand function and ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
More effort needed to prevent exposure to silica hazards as silicosis remains a major cause of illness, death worldwide
Immediate concerted efforts are needed to recognise and control exposure to silica hazards worldwide as the incurable and potentially fatal lung disease silicosis remains a major cause of illness and death around the world, ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | 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
We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was. Better ... stronger ... faster. -Opening to "The Six Million Dollar Man"
Other Apr 10, 2012 | 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