breast implants

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed it has received an increase in reports of breast implants linked to a deadly cancer. Read more

North America

The FDA will hold a meeting next year to assess the safety of breast implants, following concerns that they are linked to an increased chance of autoimmune diseases occurring in implant patients. Read more


A team of researchers in Germany have come up with a method to prevent counterfeit materials being used to develop breast implants – through tomato DNA. Read more


Poor women in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu will be offered free breast implants as part of a public healthcare scheme. Read more


Breast implants and medicine in the UK are to be printed with barcodes to help improve patient safety. Read more