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France is first to ban breast implants linked to rare cancer

April 07, 2019 12:46 pm

Breast implants came under scrutiny in France in the last decade, in a landmark case involving the company Poly Implant Prothèse, which was accused of selling hundreds of thousands of defective implants in 65 countries.

Explained Snippets | Breast implants: massive surge in adverse reports since 2017

December 04, 2018 12:33 am

A study by ICIJ has found that in reports from several countries submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration, there has been an upsurge in adverse events relating to breast implants in the past two years.

#ImplantFiles: In US, ortho major forced to admit it was corrupting doctors and hospitals in India

November 28, 2018 9:47 pm

Stryker India has four offices in the country -- Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata -- and an annual turnover of Rs 300 crore in FY 2017-18, mainly from selling hip and knee implants, and medical devices for spine and neuro surgeries.

Silicone implants can increase a woman's risk of arthritis, stillbirth and skin cancer, says study

November 21, 2018 6:41 pm

As compared to the women with saline implants, the ones with silicone implants were also found to be at double risk of developing surgical complications as well as at an increased risk of arthritis and skin cancer.

Tamil Nadu govt launches clinic offering breast reconstruction surgery for free

February 23, 2018 9:42 am

Apart from providing breast implants, the clinic will also allow cleft lip surgeries for children, hand transplant and treat other serious injuries.

Venezuela's newest shortage: breast implants

September 15, 2014 11:08 am

Beauty-obsessed Venezuelans face a scarcity of brand-name breast implants.

'Breast bomb' threat alert at Indian airports

August 26, 2013 12:23 am

Women bombers may target airports with bomb concealed in breast implants.

Breast implants: French lose sleep over rupture fear

January 18, 2012 12:49 am

Rachel Rodriguez,a 35-year-old mother has stopped exercising

Can’t keep breast implants for life: FDA

June 23, 2011 3:26 am

The Food and Drug Administration will work to revise safety labels for silicone breast implants after reviewing data from several long-term studies.

Breast implants get female boxer banned

February 17, 2009 12:26 pm

Female boxer Sarah Blewden has been banned from competing as an amateur boxer,as constant blows can act as a danger to her breast implants.


Implant files: Delhi's back alleys turn into operation theatres for breast implant surgeries

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

No one is checking the implants for safety; technicians often double up as surgeons; shame and stigma prevent patients from reporting the gruesome aftermath of what has gone wrong, an investigation by The Indian Express has found.