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# implants - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Getting a hip or breast implant? Irish patients to get a card that traces the implant
# All The Info
# All The Info

Getting a hip or breast implant? Irish patients to get a card that traces the implant

Apr 6th 2017, 6:15 AM 6,537 Views 7 Comments

The EU measure aims to improve medical safety following on from the scare over faulty breast implants from France in 2012.

# implants - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Woman's breast implants explode, leaving her with lumps all over her body
# Not The Breast
# Not The Breast

Woman's breast implants explode, leaving her with lumps all over her body

Apr 22nd 2015, 7:50 PM 24,220 Views 20 Comments

She said that the last three years had seen her in tremendous pain in her back and under her arms.

# implants - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Tissue from car crash victim used without consent to create implants
# Latvia
# Latvia

Tissue from car crash victim used without consent to create implants

Jan 14th 2015, 7:15 AM 12,488 Views 9 Comments

A Latvian woman has won her case for inhuman treatment at the European Court of Human Rights after the procedure was carried out on her husband.

# implants - Friday 8 August, 2014

Trinity scientists discover how to attack a bacteria that causes cystic fibrosis infections
# Slimy
# Slimy

Trinity scientists discover how to attack a bacteria that causes cystic fibrosis infections

Aug 8th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,411 Views 6 Comments

The common bacteria produces a slimy bio-film that on the lungs that is almost impossible for patients to clear

# implants - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Silicone in controversial PIP breast implants won't cause cancer says report
# European Commission
# European Commission

Silicone in controversial PIP breast implants won't cause cancer says report

Oct 30th 2013, 1:05 PM 4,557 Views 11 Comments

A European Commission report confirmed that no toxins are present in the implants, but that removal should be considered under certain circumstances.

# implants - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

MEPs agree legislation to avoid repeat of PIP breast implant scandal
# Implants
# Implants

MEPs agree legislation to avoid repeat of PIP breast implant scandal

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:44 PM 4,122 Views 4 Comments

The proposed legislation seeks to improve transparency of information for patients and medical staff.

# implants - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Family fundraises for hospital that helped Ellie hear
# Cochlear
# Cochlear

Family fundraises for hospital that helped Ellie hear

Sep 1st 2013, 7:45 AM 7,717 Views 12 Comments

Ellie was diagnosed with hearing problems, and fitted for a cochlear implant. Now her family wants to give back to those who helped her.

# implants - Thursday 18 July, 2013

"Big step" in cochlear campaign as parents meet Health Minister
# Cochlear
# Cochlear

"Big step" in cochlear campaign as parents meet Health Minister

Jul 18th 2013, 6:40 AM 3,278 Views 2 Comments

Parents campaigning for bilateral cochlear implants met with James Reilly and an Oireachtas committee yesterday.

# implants - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

WATCH: 26-year-old woman hears sound for the first time
# Inspiring
From The Daily Edge
# Inspiring

WATCH: 26-year-old woman hears sound for the first time

Mar 20th 2013, 9:00 PM 31,301 Views 68 Comments

There’s something in our eye.

# implants - Thursday 31 January, 2013

The latest male must-have: the moustache implant
# Moust-have
# Moust-have

The latest male must-have: the moustache implant

Jan 31st 2013, 6:40 AM 7,048 Views 5 Comments

Around 250 clinics in Istanbul alone are vying for clients who want a more virile, bewhiskered look in Turkey.

# implants - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Harley Medical Group criticised by health committee
# PIP
# PIP

Harley Medical Group criticised by health committee

Jul 26th 2012, 8:17 AM 3,627 Views 6 Comments

The plastic surgery clinic refused an invitation to attend a meeting of the committee on the PIP breast implant scandal.

# implants - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Chief Medical Officer urged to seek replacement of PIP implants
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Chief Medical Officer urged to seek replacement of PIP implants

May 9th 2012, 7:51 AM 1,421 Views 0 Comments

Solicitors working on behalf of some women affected by the defective PIP breast implants have called for the implants to be replaced, and not just removed.

# implants - Friday 4 May, 2012

Implant removal cost will be met by clinics - Chief Medical Officer
# Health
# Health

Implant removal cost will be met by clinics - Chief Medical Officer

May 4th 2012, 8:48 AM 1,586 Views 3 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan told the Oireachtas yesterday that 138 PIP implants have ruptured as of mid-April.

# implants - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Chief Medical Officer to update Health Committee on PIP implants response
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Chief Medical Officer to update Health Committee on PIP implants response

May 3rd 2012, 8:57 AM 756 Views 3 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan will address an Oireachtas Committee today on the government’s response to the issue of industrial grade silicone being used in some breast augmentation surgeries in Ireland.

# implants - Friday 30 March, 2012

State 'should pay to remove PIP implants'
# PIP
# PIP

State 'should pay to remove PIP implants'

Mar 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,020 Views 34 Comments

Oireachtas Committee hears that around 1,550 women received the potentially faulty implants in Ireland.

# implants - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Former head of breast implant company PIP arrested in France
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Former head of breast implant company PIP arrested in France

Jan 26th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,048 Views 2 Comments

PIP has been at the centre of an implant scandal over concerns their implants could burst.

# implants - Monday 23 January, 2012

Surgeons call for ban on cosmetic surgery ads
# Cosmetic Surgery
# Cosmetic Surgery

Surgeons call for ban on cosmetic surgery ads

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:14 PM 1,857 Views 12 Comments

The British surgeons are calling for a number of changes to take place to bring in tighter controls in the cosmetic surgery sector, following a recent breast implants scandal.

# implants - Friday 6 January, 2012

UK: No evidence for routine removal of breast implants
# Implants
# Implants

UK: No evidence for routine removal of breast implants

Jan 6th 2012, 6:05 PM 1,387 Views 3 Comments

There are fears over the safety of implants made by French company PIP. The British government says there’s no evidence to say implants should be removed – but will pay for removal for anyone who wants it.

Implant scandal company PIP 'also produced silicone testicles'
# Implants
# Implants

Implant scandal company PIP 'also produced silicone testicles'

Jan 6th 2012, 7:58 AM 2,107 Views 11 Comments

Former workers of the company at the centre of a breast implant scandal claim that it also produced implants for men.

# implants - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Interpol issues arrest warrant for breast implant scare boss
# Wanted
# Wanted

Interpol issues arrest warrant for breast implant scare boss

Dec 24th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,018 Views 13 Comments

Frenchman Jean Claude Mas is wanted in Costa Rica for “life and health” offences.

# implants - Friday 23 December, 2011

French health authorities recommend removal of PIP breast implants
# Implants
# Implants

French health authorities recommend removal of PIP breast implants

Dec 23rd 2011, 11:11 AM 962 Views 2 Comments

The French health minister said the decision was a matter of precaution and the removal is not an urgent issue.

# implants - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Concern that Irish women could be affected by faulty breast implants
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Concern that Irish women could be affected by faulty breast implants

Dec 21st 2011, 3:51 PM 2,139 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Medicines Board and the Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons has played down cancer fears but urged any concerned patients who have received the implants to consult their surgeon.

Thousands advised to remove breast implants over leaking concerns
# Implants
# Implants

Thousands advised to remove breast implants over leaking concerns

Dec 21st 2011, 10:24 AM 2,440 Views 21 Comments

Tens of thousands of women in Britain and France with low-grade silicon implants have been advised to have them removed over concerns they could leak.