One-third of panel on breast implants declares conflict
- Has our Food Guide got it wrong? // Active Living;Jul2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p16
The article focuses on the argument of Canadian coordinator Bill Jeffery of Center of Science in the Public Interest that Health Canada must ensure that the "Canada's Food Guide" is fit for public consumption and there should not be insights coming from people with commercial conflict of interest.
- Earlier silicone scare doesn't frighten off patients today. Blanchard, Mark // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p6
Focuses on the controversy relative to silicone breast implantation surgery in Toronto, Ontario. Views shared by Walter Peters; Dilemma of the surgical procedures; Interrelations between the surgery and the occurrence of autoimmune disorders.
- FDA might put silicone back in race. Heltzel, Melissa // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Nov2003, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p1
Reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering the vote of an independent panel favoring a repeal of the FDA ban on silicone breast implants. Background on the FDA hearings called for by requests by implant manufacturer Inamed; Implications for the plastic surgery sector.
- Surgeons ponder using silicone. Nash, Karen // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Nov2003, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p1
Reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reconsidering its ban on silicone breast implants. Background on the FDA ban on silicone for use in breast implantation because of fears that leaking or ruptured implants can cause systemic illness; Reactions of plastic surgeons...
- Meandering silicone. S.C. // Shape;Oct2000, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p52
Reports on the finding that 69 percent of women who had silicone implants for six years or longer had at least one ruptured implant but without symptoms. Detection of leaks by magnetic resonance imaging; Harmful effects of a leaked silicone gel.
- Silicone a lesson in fear and greed. McIntyre, Kathryn J. // Business Insurance;06/28/99, Vol. 33 Issue 26, p33
Comments on the results of a study which concluded that there is no scientific evidence linking silicone breast implants with major diseases. Injustice involving silicone breast implants; Proliferation of silicone breast implants; United States Food and Drug Administration's reaction to...
- Silicone implants approved for U.S. // Same-Day Surgery;Feb2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p27
The article reports on the approval of the use of silicone breast implants by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
- Silicone implants are back, but little reason to fear. // Same-Day Surgery;Aug2007, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p98
The return of silicone breast implants, and their contentious malpractice history, raises questions about potential liability. One expert says some caution is needed, but the risk is low. â€¢ There is substantially more clinical data now to prove the safety of silicone implants. â€¢...
- SILICON IMPLANTS. // Dermatology Times;Aug2003, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p62
Focuses on the controversy surrounding the sale of silicone implants. Standard in selling implants; Safety of silicone gel breast implants in the body.