Pip breast implants DON"T cause cancer – but they are TWICE as likely to rupture

Pip breast implants DON'T cause cancer – but they are TWICE as likely to rupture Royal College of Surgeons say there should be mandatory databases on patient safety for all surgical implants and associated techniques | UPDATED: 10:49 GMT, 18 June 2012 Ruptured PIP breast implants should not cause any long-term health problems, according to UK experts.

PIP implant whitewash: Department of Health insists it took "appropriate" action despite mass panic

PIP implant whitewash: Department of Health insists it took 'appropriate' action despite mass panic | UPDATED: 12:26 GMT, 14 May 2012 A government review into the PIP breast implant scandal has warned the UK medicine's regulator that it must take decisive action to prevent any similar incidents in the future.

Saved by the breast milk bank: Sports presenter Amanda Davies believes it was a lifeline for her daughter Molly

Saved by the breast milk bank: Sports presenter Amanda Davies believes it was a lifeline for her daughter Molly By Martyn Halle PUBLISHED: 21:14 GMT, 7 April 2012 | UPDATED: 21:14 GMT, 7 April 2012 Amanda and Molly enjoying a day out last week TV sports presenter Amanda Davies had enjoyed an uncomplicated pregnancy – but it became a slowly unfolding nightmare when, alarmingly, two months before her due date her waters broke while she was live on air.

Taking antibiotics ruptured my tendon: The hidden dangers of everyday drugs we assume are harmless

Taking antibiotics ruptured my tendon: The hidden dangers of everyday drugs we assume are harmless 'The pain was so sharp I felt like I'd been shot or kicked,' said Judy Thomas When Judy Thomas was prescribed a strong antibiotic to shift her chest infection, she didn’t think twice about it.

PIP breast implants: Israel opens hotline for women with PIP breast implants as fear spreads

Israel opens hotline for women with PIP breast implants as fear spreads Health Ministry deals with around 1,000 patients Prompted by French Government”s decision to cover cost of implant removal Despite reassurance surrounding the controversial breast implants at the centre of a global health scare, fear is continuing to spread. Israel”s Health Ministry have now opened a special hotline to provide medical advice after it was believed that products made by the defunct company Poly Implant Prostheses could be linked to increased cancer risk. The decision was prompted by the French Government”s announcement that it would foot the bill for 30,000 women with the implants, to have them removed.