Surgery

Textured breast implant recall: What you need to know

Ever since the Food and Drug Administration recalled textured breast implants in late July, the phone has not stopped ringing at the office of Orlando plastic surgeon Dr. Kendall Peters.

Health

Five things found in the FDA's hidden device database

After two decades of keeping the public in the dark about millions of medical device malfunctions and injuries, the Food and Drug Administration has published the once hidden database online, revealing 5.7 million incidents ...

Surgery

France to ban popular breast implants over cancer risk: media

France is to ban a popular type of breast implant which has been linked to a rare form of cancer, Le Monde newspaper and French public radio reported Wednesday, citing a letter from health authorities to implant manufacturers.

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