Implants Articles

Epilepsy-Treating Brain Implant Approved by FDA
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a brain implant designed to treat epilepsy. The implant is now approved for use in the U.S. to help reduce the frequency of epilepsy-related seizures for patients who haven’t responded to …

Hayden Panettiere Rumored to Have Gotten a Boob Job
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Sometimes, judging whether someone has had plastic surgery can be easy. Take, for example, Valeria Lukyanova, the Russian woman who has had her body warped into the shape of a Barbie doll and doesn’t resemble a human being any longer. …

Hip Implants Can Cause Tissue Damage, Says FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week issued a warning about certain types of hip implants. Metal-on-metal implants have been found to cause soft tissue damage, leading to pain or the failure of the device. The devices, made …

Silicon Valley Now Safe From RFID Implants
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Thanks to Arnold Schwarzenegger, the citizens of California are now safe from mandatory RFID implants.  And their government is now lacking time, money, and ink it could have used to deal with other issues.

Silicone-Gel Implants Get Thumbs Up From FDA Advisory Panel

An FDA advisory panel recommended approval of Mentor’s application to sell silicone-gel breast implants.