Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent breast implant complications, like capsular contracture
(Wolters Kluwer Health) For women receiving breast implants during reconstructive or cosmetic breast surgery, scarring around the implant - called capsular contracture - is a common, costly, and painful complication. The anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish oil, might help to avoid abnormal capsule formation suggests an experimental study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ® , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Recommendations for Antibiotics in Aesthetic Breast Surgery Recommendations for Antibiotics in Aesthetic Breast Surgery
This article provides recommendations for the appropriate utilization of these agents.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Higher risk of womb cancer link to specific genetic variants
Two to three times higher risk for people affected Related items fromOnMedica Metastatic breast cancer goes undiagnosed for too long Women who were not offered breast screening have been contacted Women consider legal action over cancer link breast implants Some irregular cervical lesions could be monitored rather that treated immediately Testosterone levels causally affect disease risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 18, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

How safe are breast implants?
It's a question that's surprisingly difficult to answer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women With Defective French Breast Implants May Claim Damages Only in France - EU Court Adviser Women With Defective French Breast Implants May Claim Damages Only in France - EU Court Adviser
Victims of defective breast implants made by French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) may only get compensation if they had the procedure in France, an adviser at Europe's top court said on Thursday, in a potential blow to thousands of women worldwide.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 7, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

'An emerging malignancy': Cancer linked to these breast implants no longer 'rare', data suggests
A cancer in women with textured breast implants is more widespread than previously believed, raising questions for patients and physicians about continuing to describe it as "rare." (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Mother-of-two's breast implants 'fall out of her chest' after botched surgery in Turkey
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Angelica Isaksen, from Sweden, paid £5,940 for her second breast enhancement last June. She claims her right implant began falling out after two weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anger over UK's failure to ban breast implants linked to 61 cancer cases
Exclusive: solicitors call for UK ban of textured variety associated with lymphomaAt least 61 women in the UK have been diagnosed with a potentially fatal cancer linked to breast implants, but the type they received continues to be used, with no plans by the regulator to follow France and Australia in banning them.Lawyers for more than 40 of the women, who are bringing legal action against the manufacturers as well as the clinics and doctors who carried out the surgery, say thetextured implants linked toanaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) should be withdrawn from the market. Smooth implants are available instead, which h...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Breast cancer Health Society Cancer research Medical research Science Pharmaceuticals industry Business UK news Source Type: news

Shirley Ballas health: Star's second health scare after having breast implants removed
SHIRLEY BALLAS, best known for being head judge on Strictly Come Dancing, made the decision to have her breast implants removed last year after a doctor advised they could affect cancer detection. But just one month after having them removed, the star suffered a second cancer scare. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian TV presenter reveals her 15-year-old breast implants LEAKED
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Lera Kudryavtseva, 48, who is a star of popular Russian NTV show Zvezdy Soshlis, had her implants fitted 15 years ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer survivors face dilemma over banned breast implants linked to rare lymphoma
Canadian women with textured breast implants now banned by Health Canada over links to a rare form of lymphoma have to decide whether the cost of having them removed outweighs the risk of leaving them in. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

UK Supreme Court to rule on NHS bill for US surrogacy
NHS hospital to challenge £560,000 bill for ‘illegal’ US commercial surrogacy Related items fromOnMedica Decision to give boys HPV jab will save thousands of lives Only a third of women with regular bloating would see their GP MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Women consider legal action over cancer link breast implants Some irregular cervical lesions could be monitored rather that treated immediately (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 16, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Shirley Ballas health: Strictly Come Dancing judge’s second cancer scare
SHILREY BALLAS recently revealed she suffered a second cancer scare just one month after having her breast implants removed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emma Carey pens an open letter about why she removed her breast implants
Queensland woman Emma Carey who miraculously survived a freak skydiving accident has penned an open letter about why she decided to remove her breast implants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor Sentenced to 7 Months in Federal Prison for Receipt and Delivery of Misbranded Devices
doctor, sentenced, Federal prison, misbranded devices, Temp Ray Patterson, Burley ID, breast implants, unapproved, not FDA-approved, China, fraud, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - November 21, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Medtech in a Minute: 3D-Printed Breasts, a Hands-Free Robot, and Apple & #039;s Healthy Appetite
Apple's Healthy 'Appetite' Consumers can now participate in three potentially groundbreaking health studies through their iPhone and Apple Watch. Download the Apple Research app from the App Store to start telling Apple all about your menstrual experience (to help advance women's health research), help researchers better understand the link between mobility and cardiovascular health, or to share how your headphone usage and sound exposure impact your hearing, stress levels, and heart health over time. Pro tip: Make sure you have the latest version of iOS first. &A...
Source: MDDI - November 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Danielle Staub has her breast implants removed and calls them 'the biggest mistake I've ever made'
Reality star Danielle Staub, 57, had her breast implants removed in October after complaining that they were making her ill, including g from drastic body temperature drops and fatigue (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3D-Printed Breast Implants Could Be the Next Big Thing in Plastic Surgery
Two German companies have paired up on the development of a technology that could disrupt the breast implant market. BellaSeno will use Evonik's Resomer bioresorbable polymer in its Senella breast scaffolds with a proprietary additive manufacturing process that avoids the use of silicone implants, some of which have raised major safety concerns. BellaSeno plans to begin first-in-human clinical trials of the Senella scaffolds with Resomer in Germany this quarter. Evonik has agreed to supply its Resomer polymer for clinical and commercial use. The scaffolds are designed to guide the growth of natural tissue using the patient...
Source: MDDI - November 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news

Tiffany Pollard has breast implants completely removed in return to E! reality series Botched
The New York reality star, 37, revisited celebrity doctors Dr Dubrow and Dr Nassif complaining of breast implant illness (BII) in the season six premiere of the E! reality show Botched. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shirley Ballas health: 'It was painful on the show' Strictly judge reveals surgery details
SHIRLEY BALLAS underwent surgery last week to remove her DD breast implants after she was warned by her doctor they could affect cancer detection. Just days later, the star has opened up about the "emotional week" she ’s endured. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas has breast implants removed
The Strictly judge is expected to return to the show on Saturday following precautionary surgery. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Award-winning actress claims she thought her breast implants were killing her
Sandra Luesse, who lives in California, wanted to look 'perfect' and decided to go from a B-cup to a triple D in 2016. She had them removed three years later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA proposes "black-box warning" for breast implants
The move comes as the agency is taking heat from women who say they weren't warned of potential complications linked to breast implants before surgery (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA proposes "black-box warning" for breast implants
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is looking at more aggressive action to tell women considering breast implants about the potentially serious risks. On Wednesday, the agency proposed that manufacturers print a so-called "black-box warning" on implant packaging. That warning is the FDA's strongest form of caution. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA May Put Strong Warning on Breast Implants
Title: FDA May Put Strong Warning on Breast ImplantsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/24/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - October 24, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

FDA May Put Strong Warning on Breast Implants
Agency suggests boxed warning, checklist outlining potential harms, such as pain, fatigue, further surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 24, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Today, the @US_FDA issued a breast implant labeling draft guidance intended to provide manufacturers with certain labeling recommendations to help ensure patients receive and understand the benefits and risks associated with breast implants. https://go.usa.gov/xpc7Q  
Today, the @US_FDA issued a breast implant labeling draft guidance intended to provide manufacturers with certain labeling recommendations to help ensure patients receive and understand the benefits and risks associated with breast implants. https://go.usa.gov/xpc7Q  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - October 23, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

FDA May Put Strong Warning on Breast Implants
The FDA wants breast implant makers to warn women that breast implants are not lifetime devices, and that the risk of complications rises the longer a patient has the implant. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA May Put Strong Warning on Breast Implants
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2019 -- Before receiving breast implants, women should be told of the possible risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says in a draft proposal. The FDA wants breast implant makers to warn women that breast implants are not... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA wants stronger warning on breast implants about risks
U.S. health officials want women getting breast implants to receive stronger warnings and more details about the possible risks and complications. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

FDA Recommends Strongest Possible Warning Label For Breast Implants
(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday released draft guidance recommending a “boxed warning” on labeling materials for breast implants. Boxed warnings, which alert health care providers and consumers to serious risks associated with a drug or device, are the strongest form of warning required by the FDA for labeling. An example of the boxed warning states that “breast implants are not considered lifetime devices” and “breast implants have been associated with the development of a cancer of the immune system called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphom...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston breast implant illness CNN Source Type: news

FDA wants stronger warning on breast implants about risks
FDA wants breast implant makers to add stronger warning for patients about complications (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

FDA recommends new warnings for breast implants
After being criticized for years for not taking more aggressive action, the Food and Drug Administration recommended a boxed warning -- its most serious caution -- for breast implants. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

FDA calls for new warnings for breast implants
After being criticized for years for not taking more aggressive action, the Food and Drug Administration recommended a boxed warning -- its most serious caution -- for breast implants. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

FDA May Put Strong Warning on Breast Implants
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2019 -- Before receiving breast implants, women should be told of the possible risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says in a draft proposal. The agency suggests a boxed warning and a checklist outlining potential harms,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What to Know About Breast Implants
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates breast implants as medical devices. Learn about the risks of these products, and consider this advice. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Shirley Ballas health: Strictly star was told ’there’s no guarantee’
SHIRLEY BALLAS has decided to have her breast implants removed after several cancer diagnoses in her family. What are the symptoms that could mean you may be at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eden Sassoon and Angie Everhart open up about breast implant illness
Both Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Eden Sassoon and former supermodel Angie Everhart told The Doctors the believe their breast implants left them sick and in pain for many years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plastic Surgeons Defend Breast Implants at 2019 FDA Hearing Plastic Surgeons Defend Breast Implants at 2019 FDA Hearing
Textured breast implants have been recalled in many countries due to the risk for lymphoma, yet they are still widely available in the U.S. Are plastic surgeons defending the indefensible?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Mother was forced to tell her son she may die after getting rare cancer from breast implants
Irene Kennedy, 49, from Leeds, found out she had breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma in January. The cancer is linked to 'textured' silicone breast implants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have 100,000 women been poisoned by their breast implants? Worrying evidence of new scandal emerging
Biba Tanya, 38, from Lancashire, was 28 when she had breast implants. It was a decision she came to bitterly regret, alongside others. Tonia Rossington, from Lincolnshire, simply removed her own. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

British women who developed a form of cancer linked to their breast implants launch legal action
Linzy Bromfield, 50, (pictured) 'thought she was going to die' after she developed implant-associated lymphoma in 2016. She had the implants put in at a private clinic in the UK in 2005. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-fitness competitor is left in agony from breast implants with 'cancer link'
Kate Michalkova, 44, of Cheltenham, became very ill four years after getting implants from Allergan. The mother-of-one said they have destroyed her body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Recall for textured breast implants and tissue expanders
Allergen textured breast implants and tissue expanders are being removed from the U.S. market, due to the risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma. That's according to a recent statement from the maker and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "BIOCELL?saline-filled and silicone-filled textured breast implants and tissue expanders will no longer be distributed [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 15, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Lucy Pargeter health: Emmerdale star’s 11 year-long health battle
LUCY PARGETER, best known for playing Chas Dingle in ITV soap opera Emmerdale, revealed earlier this year she ’d had her breast implants removed after struggling to breathe for 11 years. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biocell Textured Breast Implants Recalled by FDA
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Source: AARP.org News - July 28, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Textured breast implant recipient on cancer diagnosis: It was "total shock"
A major producer of breast implants is stopping the sale and distribution of their textured products, amid growing links to a rare and deadly cancer. The FDA requested the recall from Allergan after a "significant increase" in cases of a particular lymphoma. The FDA says the risk of lymphoma with Allergan's Biocell textured implants is approximately six times that of other manufacturers who are marketing in the U.S. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Total shock": Cancer prompts recall of textured breast implants
"Even now, sometimes I go, 'How can that be?'" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Major breast implant producer issues recall after growing cancer concerns
A major producer of breast implants is stopping the sale and distribution of their textured products, amid growing links to a rare and deadly cancer. The FDA requested the recall from Allergan after a "significant increase" in cases of a particular lymphoma. The FDA says the risk of lymphoma with Allergan's Biocell textured implants is approximately six times that of other manufacturers who are marketing in the U.S. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast implants tied to rare cancer recalled
Allergan Inc. announces a worldwide recall of implants with a textured surface (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news