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Breast Implants and a Rare Cancer Possible Link to Biofilms

Raylene Hollrah Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 15, 2017 ~ Breast Implants, particularly textured variety, have been linked to biofilm and a small cell lymphoma. The FDA has been taking in accounts since 2011.    The New York Times on May 14th tells the story of a [...]

By |2017-05-15T11:54:53-04:00May 15th, 2017|Featured|3 Comments

Biofilm Protects Bacteria and Causes Chronic Infection

Biofilm cluster, UC Berkeley University of California, Berkeley researchers hope to attack something called biofilms, which house bacterial infections protecting them from antibiotics. New research using a super-resolution light microscopy,  reveals how bacteria forms communities and a protective coat called a biofilm. Researchers say the tenacious bacteria and [...]

By |2013-09-22T17:57:42-04:00September 22nd, 2013|Medical News|6 Comments