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FundamentalVR launches first-of-its-kind SaaS software platform for surgical simulation
NEWS MEDICAL FundamentalVR, pioneers of immersive training technology for the medical community, today launched Fundamental Surgery, a first-of-its-kind SaaS software platform that combines virtual reality with cutting-edge haptics (the sense of touch)... 1 hour
Wage gap between hospital executives and doctors is widening, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Over the past decade, salaries for hospital CEOs have risen much faster than for surgeons, physicians, and nurses, reports a new study. 19 hours
Chemo spray may offer alternative to conventional chemotherapy
PHYS.ORG Chemotherapy is often used as a follow-up treatment after surgical removal of a cancerous tumor in order to destroy any remaining cancer cells, but intravenous chemo drugs have notorious side effects and... 21 hours
Medical testing: Drop the C-word to reduce anxiety and overtreatment
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers are calling for the word 'cancer' to be dropped from some doctor-patient conversations in a bid to reduce patient anxiety and harm from over treatment. The... 2 days
Medical News Today: What is labial hypertrophy and is it normal?
MNT Each person's vagina and vulva are unique, and there is wide variation between people. Labial hypertrophy is when one or both vaginal lips, or labia, are... 2 days
Medical News Today: How do you treat an external hemorrhoid?
MNT An external hemorrhoid is a hemorrhoid that occurs outside of the body in the veins around the anus. Caused by excess straining while passing stool, lifting heavy weights,... 5 days
How do you treat an external hemorrhoid?
MNT An external hemorrhoid is a hemorrhoid that occurs outside of the body in the veins around the anus. Caused by excess straining while passing stool, lifting heavy weights, and pregnancy, symptoms include bleeding, cracking,... 5 days
Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark
NEWS MEDICAL The first man died in April 2014. Another died later that month. Then on July 18 of that year, a woman was rushed to a hospital... 5 days
Scientists uncover reason for similarity between cells in malignant cancers and embryonic cells
NEWS MEDICAL Using just a microscope, Italian surgeon Francesco Durante was struck by the similarities between cells in the most malignant cancers and the... 6 days
Preoperative oral care may benefit patients who undergo cancer surgery
NEWS MEDICAL Preoperative oral care by a dentist may help reduce postoperative complications in patients who undergo cancer surgery, according to a new BJS study. 6 days
Scientists Find Link between Allergies and Complicated Appendicitis
SCI-NEWS.COM Children with IgE-mediated allergies have a lower risk of complicated appendicitis, according to new research published in the journal JAMA... 7 days
WATCH: Opioids after wisdom teeth removal might set young people up for addiction
ABC NEWS Young people who take opioids after surgery may develop an addiction to them. 1 week
Opioids after wisdom teeth removal might set young people up for addiction
ABC NEWS Researchers found young people between the ages of 13 and 30 are nearly three times more likely to continue filling opioid prescriptions after wisdom... 1 week
The sun should not set twice before hip fracture repair
SCIENCE DAILY Optimal timing to reduce mortality after hip surgery in medically stable older patients is on the day of admission or the following day, according to a large study. 1 week
Medical News Today: What is 'Snapchat dysmorphia,' and why is it concerning?
MNT A new phenomenon draws the attention of surgeons and psychologists alike: people are seeking plastic surgery in order to look like their filtered selfies. 1 week
What is 'Snapchat dysmorphia,' and why is it concerning?
MNT A new phenomenon draws the attention of surgeons and psychologists alike: people are seeking plastic surgery in order to look like their filtered selfies. 1 week
Tips to helps parents make informed choices about their children's eye health
NEWS MEDICAL As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists – physicians who specialize... 1 week
New robotic soft spider can move and operate at smaller size scales
NEWS MEDICAL Roboticists are envisioning a future in which soft, animal-inspired robots could be safely deployed in difficult-to-access natural and man-made environments, such as in delicate... 1 week
Researchers develop drug-delivery system that allows rapid response to heart attacks
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a drug-delivery system that allows rapid response to heart... 1 week
Medical News Today: Tendon repair: What to expect
MNT Doctors perform tendon repair surgery to fix a tendon injury. Tendons are tough, stretchy tissues that join muscles to bone. Their job is to allow the body to move and to transfer... 1 week
A targeted approach to treating glioma
MIT With new method, surgeons would remove tumor, then implant microparticles that attack remaining cancer cells. 1 week
CPM for knee or shoulder surgery patients: Benefit applies only to two therapeutic indications
NEWS MEDICAL Patients who have had knee or shoulder surgery or who require conservative treatment can benefit from training with motor-driven continuous... 1 week
New system allows rapid response to heart attacks, limits cardiac damage
PHYS.ORG Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a drug-delivery system that allows rapid response to heart... 1 week
Snapchat dysmorphia - 'selfie-face' aspirations see rise in plastic surgery requests
NEWS MEDICAL Snapchat and Facetune as well as other social media apps come under fire in a new JAMA article. These apps are being increasingly used, causing more... 1 week
World's major heart surgery organizations call for effective strategies to treat rheumatic heart disease
NEWS MEDICAL Experts from the world's major heart surgery organizations-including The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the... 2 weeks
Scientists successfully transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs
SCIENCE-NEWS Pigs implanted with lab-grown lungs recovered from surgery with no breathing problems. 2 weeks
ERAS pathway helps enhance a mother's recovery after cesarean delivery
NEWS MEDICAL A new enhanced recovery after surgery process -; also known as ERAS -; has been developed and implemented at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to help enhance... 2 weeks
Newly FDA-approved procedure for implanting heart pump helps reduce length of hospital stay
NEWS MEDICAL Artel Thorpe Sr. of Jackson, Tennessee, recently became the first person in the United States to undergo a new, less invasive surgical... 2 weeks
Study: Hip implants made of cross-linked polyethylene lower risk of revision surgery
NEWS MEDICAL A long-term follow-up study from Australia confirms that hip implants with components made of cross-linked polyethylene substantially lower the risk of revision surgery after... 2 weeks
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Origin cells for deadly brain tumors identified
SCIENCE DAILY A new study identified where the mutation causing glioblastoma starts. According to the study, neural stem cells away from the tumor mass are the cells of origin that contain mutation drivers for glioblastoma, one... 2 weeks
Plastic surgeons' group issues new warning over Brazilian butt lift procedure
ABC NEWS The mortality rate from the surgery is estimated to be as high as one in 3000. 2 weeks
ADHA applauds federal agencies that update Surgeon General's Report on oral health
NEWS MEDICAL The American Dental Hygienists' Association applauds the federal agencies that will be involved in updating the Surgeon General's Report on oral health. 2 weeks
WATCH: American Society of Plastic Surgeons issues new warning over butt lift surgery
ABC NEWS Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses the potential dangers of the plastic surgery trend that is skyrocketing in popularity, as a board of experts... 2 weeks
Breakthrough research gives insights on why glioblastomas regrow even after surgery
NEWS MEDICAL A new study by KAIST researchers identified where the mutation causing glioblastoma starts. According to the study, neural stem cells away from the tumor mass are... 2 weeks
Challenges around childbearing owe to dissatisfaction among surgical residents
SCIENCE DAILY Research suggests female medical students are deterred by the perception that surgeons have difficulty balancing professional and personal pursuits. Nevertheless, in recent years, female surgeons have become more likely to... 2 weeks
Innovative technique converts white fat to brown fat
SCIENCE DAILY Increasing healthy brown fat might help weight management and reduce symptoms of diabetes. Engineers have developed a simple, innovative method to directly convert white fat to brown fat outside the body and... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Can ovarian cysts become cancerous?
MNT Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can develop in the ovaries. They are often harmless and require no treatment. However, they can sometimes cause symptoms similar to ovarian cancer or, rarely, become... 2 weeks
UC Davis expert explains about surge in HPV-related throat cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Humanpapilloma virus is now the leading cause of certain types of throat cancer. Dr. Michael Moore, director of head and neck surgery at UC Davis and an HPV-related... 2 weeks
The University Of Chicago Medicine receives CoC accreditation for high quality cancer care
NEWS MEDICAL The University of Chicago Medicine has received another three-year accreditation from the Commission on Cancer, a voluntary program administered by the American... 2 weeks
Implants made using CAD techniques for reconstructive chest surgery offer good outcomes
NEWS MEDICAL For patients with Poland syndrome - a rare congenital condition affecting the chest muscle - computer-aided design techniques can be used to create custom-made... 2 weeks
Study evaluates impact of 3D image simulation on outcomes of breast augmentation
NEWS MEDICAL Three-dimensional image simulation is popular among women planning breast augmentation surgery.But while this evolving technology may enhance communication, it doesn't improve patient satisfaction with... 2 weeks
Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to active combat zone
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Magnetic gene in fish may someday help those with epilepsy, Parkinson's
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When mixing granular matter, order among disorder
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Space-based tracker to give scientists a beyond-bird's-eye-view of wildlife
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Ten reasons teachers can struggle to use technology in the classroom
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Scientists-turned-students guide viewers through ‘The Most Unknown’
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Powerful new microscope reveals inner workings of human cells with unprecedented clarity
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Google's DeepMind AI could soon be diagnosing eye conditions
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Why zebrafish (almost) always have stripes
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From office windows to Mars: Scientists debut super-insulating gel
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NASA's IMERG estimates heavy rainfall over the eastern US
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'Building up' stretchable electronics to be as multipurpose as your smartphone
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Amputees feel as though their prosthetic limb belongs to their own body
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Zapping a new approach to solar cells
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High-speed cameras show MOMO-2 launch failure in unprecedented detail
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Is there such a thing as an objectively 'bad' song?
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There's a reason Siri, Alexa and AI are imagined as female – sexism
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The Parker Solar Probe has launched and is on its way to explore the sun
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With launch looming, the Parker Solar Probe is ready for its star turn
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What ‘The Meg’ gets wrong — and right — about megalodon sharks
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What is causing Florida's algae crisis?
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The Meg is a horror story, but our treatment of sharks is scarier
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Wearable 'microbrewery' saves human body from radiation damage
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Finding the happy medium of black holes
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