Medical Technology

Australian farmer says human orthopedic plate found in croc

Aug 1, 2019

An Australian farmer who found an orthopedic plate inside a crocodile's stomach says he has been told the surgical device is from a human and has been contacted by relatives of missing persons anxious for clues

Allergan recalls textured breast implant tied to rare cancer

Jul 24, 2019

Breast implant maker recalls a textured model linked to a rare form of cancer at US request

Markets Right Now: Major US indexes close at record highs

Jul 3, 2019

Major U.S. indexes are closing at record highs on a holiday-shortened trading day.

2 Chinese men indicted for hacking Anthem, 3 other companies

May 9, 2019

The Justice Department says a grand jury has indicted two Chinese men for hacking into the computers of health insurer Anthem Inc. and three other, unnamed companies

Breast implants tied to rare cancer to remain on US market

May 2, 2019

US will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market

Robotic device winds its own way through beating pig heart

Apr 24, 2019

Scientists have come up with a small robotic device that guides itself safely through a beating pig's heart

US halts sales of pelvic mesh tied to injuries in women

Apr 16, 2019

US orders two companies to stop selling pelvic mesh long tied to injuries in women

US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer

Mar 26, 2019

FDA advisers: Too soon to ban kind of breast implant tied to rare cancer, more information needed

FDA takes up decades-long debate over breast implant safety

Mar 24, 2019

FDA meeting to review the safety of breast implants, recommend next steps

Goodbye console? Google launches game-streaming platform

Mar 19, 2019

Google says it will launch a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business

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