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Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

Spinal implants are getting better at reversing paralysis

Electrical implants could help treat some spinal injuriesSCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Clare Wilson Paralysis due to spinal cord injuries may be partly reversible, using electrical implants on the spine that seem to encourage the brain to grow new connections. The implant device has allowed three men with partly crushed spinal cords to regain some walking… Read More »