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Complications with an implantable insulin pump

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Nanoparticles activate the NLR pyrin domain containing 3 (Nlrp3) inflammasome and cause pulmonary inflammation

Nanoparticles are increasingly used in various fields, including biomedicine and electronics. One application utilizes the opacifying effect of nano-TiO2, which is frequently used as pigment in cosmetics. Although TiO2 is believed to be biologically inert, an emerging literature reports increased incidence of respiratory diseases in people exposed to TiO2. Thus,...

DePuy ASR™ Hip Recall Guide

Informations about problems and recall details. In August 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics issued a voluntary recall of its ASR™ XL Acetabular Hip System and DePuy ASR™ Hip Resurfacing System. Please select your country from the list below to learn more. Find information about possible symptoms, testing, treatment, and DePuy's commitment to...

Long-Term Cancer Risk Among Swedish Women With Cosmetic Breast Implants: An Update of a Nationwide Study

Epidemiologic evidence does not support a consistently increased cancer risk among women with cosmetic breast implants, but few studies have assessed risk beyond 15 years. McLaughlin JK, Lipworth L, Fryzek JP, Ye W, Tarone RE, Nytren O Swedish women who underwent cosmetic breast implantation for the first time between January...