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Medical News Today: What to eat and avoid on a low-fiber diet
MNT Fiber is an essential part of a healthful diet, but some people may benefit from eating less fiber, especially if they have irritable bowel... 1 day
What to eat and avoid on a low-fiber diet
MNT Fiber is an essential part of a healthful diet, but some people may benefit from eating less fiber, especially if they have irritable bowel disease (IBD) or have had a... 1 day
Study shows clinical benefit and monetary gains of weight-loss surgery
NEWS MEDICAL A new BJS (British Journal of Surgery) study indicates that weight-loss surgery is cost-effective over 10 years and can save healthcare systems money over a lifetime. Researchers used... 1 day
Your grandchildren may retire before we achieve gender equality in STEMM
SCIENCE DAILY New research has calculated that without further interventions, the gender gap for women working in STEMM is very likely to persist for generations, particularly in surgery,... 2 days
Holey cow! Evidence of Stone Age veterinary 'surgery'
PHYS.ORG A hole in the skull of a Stone Age cow was likely made by humans about 5,000 years ago, probably by a primitive veterinarian or trainee surgeon, scientists said Thursday. 2 days
Humans Probably Practiced Brain Surgery on This Cow 5,000 Years Ago
LIVE SCIENCE About 5,000 years ago, humans used crude stone tools to puncture a hole in a cow's head, making it the earliest known instance of skull surgery... 2 days
Prehistoric humans may have practiced brain surgery on cows
Science Magazine 5000-year-old skull is earliest evidence for surgical experimentation on animals 2 days
A hole in an ancient cow’s skull could have been surgery practice
SCIENCE-NEWS Before performing skull operations on people, ancient surgeons may have rehearsed on cows. 2 days
Medical News Today: Surprisingly, opioids may increase risk of chronic pain
MNT Opioids are routinely given after surgery to help minimize pain. However, according to new research, opioids may increase the risk of chronic pain. 2 days
Medical News Today: How long can a person live with congestive heart failure?
MNT Congestive heart failure is a progressive disease that causes the heart to weaken, making it difficult to pump blood around the body.... 3 days
Deep brain stimulation offers relief to UTHealth patient with treatment-resistant depression
NEWS MEDICAL For Shannon Paige McCann, the thought of having brain surgery – which would frighten most – paled in significance to the depression that had dragged her... 3 days
Thinking about hitching a ride on a mission to Mars? One hazard you haven't considered
PHYS.ORG The hazards of space flight are well known: freezing temperatures, the vacuum of space, radiation, isolation. But there's... 3 days
What to know about diverticulitis, after Sen. John McCain's surgery
ABC NEWS The condition is very common in the U.S. and doesn't always need surgery. 4 days
Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant
ABC NEWS In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent... 4 days
Horses can breathe easier thanks to new treatment for degenerative respiratory condition
PHYS.ORG Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers have developed a new surgical technique for recurrent laryngeal neuropathy (RLN) that is improving outcomes and helping horses breathe a... 4 days
Post-surgical opioids can prolong pain for more than three weeks, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Giving opioids to animals to quell pain after surgery prolongs pain for more than three weeks and primes specialized immune cells in the spinal... 4 days
Sen. McCain has intestinal surgery, is recovering in Phoenix
ABC NEWS U.S. Sen. John McCain's office says he's had intestinal surgery needed to stem an infection and is in stable condition at a Phoenix hospital 4 days
Medical News Today: What happens if you sleep with your eyes open?
MNT People sometimes sleep with their eyes open, which is known medically as nocturnal lagophthalmos. Symptoms caused by this condition include redness and blurry vision.... 5 days
Post-surgical opioids can, paradoxically, lead to chronic pain
SCIENCE DAILY Giving opioids to animals to quell pain after surgery prolongs pain for three weeks and primes specialized immune cells in the spinal cord to be more reactive to pain, according to a... 5 days
Anti-PD-1 treatment reduces tumor size and post-surgical relapse of lung cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A drug given to early stage lung cancer patients before they undergo surgery showed major tumor responses in the removed tumor and an increase in anti-tumor... 5 days
New robot for skull base surgery is very accurate, alleviates surgeon's workload
PHYS.ORG Drilling out a hole in the skull base has to be done with great precision and often takes many hours. It is an intervention... 5 days
Drug reduces size of some lung cancer tumors, relapse rate after surgery
SCIENCE DAILY A drug given to early stage lung cancer patients before they undergo surgery showed major tumor responses in the removed tumor and an increase... 5 days
Spikes of graphene can kill bacteria on implants
SCIENCE DAILY A tiny layer of graphene flakes becomes a deadly weapon and kills bacteria, stopping infections during procedures such as implant surgery. 5 days
Tiny layer of graphene flakes becomes deadly weapon against bacteria on implants
NEWS MEDICAL A tiny layer of graphene flakes becomes a deadly weapon and kills bacteria, stopping infections during procedures such as implant surgery. This is the findings of... 5 days
Spikes of graphene can kill bacteria on implants
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A tiny layer of graphene flakes on a surface kills bacteria, stopping infections during procedures such as implant surgery. This is the finding of new research from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden,... 5 days
Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Common drugs may halt post-surgery relapse
MNT Some people develop early metastases following breast cancer surgery. New research sheds light on why that happens, and how it might be prevented. 6 days
University declines to sanction doctor who referred patient for deadly transplant
Science Magazine Rector finds no legal basis to discipline former colleague of disgraced surgeon Paolo Macchiarini 1 week
Scientists develop haptic interface with seven degrees of freedom
PHYS.ORG Haptic interfaces allow humans to handle dangerous or delicate materials. From laparoscopic surgery to radioactive waste removal to the simple act of putting a mobile on vibrate, robotics are getting... 1 week
What we know and don’t know about memory loss after surgery
NEWS MEDICAL Two years ago, Dr. Daniel Cole's 85-year-old father had heart bypass surgery. He hasn't been quite the same since. 1 week
WATCH: New study in mice explores how breast cancer surgery may trigger cancer spread
ABC NEWS Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what to know about a new study that suggests the wound healing following surgery in mice... 1 week
Post-surgery healing process could trigger cancer spread, study in mice suggests
ABC NEWS The new study sheds light on breast cancer spread after surgery in mice. 1 week
Breast cancers more likely to spread after surgery finds study
NEWS MEDICAL Breast cancer patients are more likely to experience a return and spread of their cancer within 18 months after a mastectomy or removal of the breast tumour along... 1 week
Surgeons identify rates of C. difficile infection in patients undergoing common colon operations
NEWS MEDICAL Clostridium difficile infection is the most common hospital-acquired infection and a significant cause of increased hospital stay and cost for patients and... 1 week
Perioperative NSAIDs may prevent early metastatic relapse in post-surgical breast cancer patients
MIT Mouse study links early metastasis to systemic inflammation caused by wound healing. 1 week
[Research Articles] The systemic response to surgery triggers the outgrowth of distant immune-controlled tumors in mouse models of dormancy
Science Magazine Patients undergoing surgical resection of primary breast tumors confront a... 1 week
Girl thriving after becoming first to get world's smallest mechanical heart valve
ABC NEWS A little girl who became the first baby to undergo surgery to connect a miniature, mechanical heart valve in a medical trial is thriving... 2 weeks
First dynamic spine brace—robotic spine exoskeleton—characterizes spine deformities
PHYS.ORG Spine deformities, such as idiopathic scoliosis and kyphosis (also known as "hunchback"), are characterized by an abnormal curvature in the spine. The children with these spinal deformities are typically advised to wear... 2 weeks
Patient's mucus may help predict type of chronic sinusitis
NEWS MEDICAL By April, nearly one-third of the U.S. is already experiencing high pollen levels while the weather and temperatures continue to fluctuate, aggravating sinus symptoms. A patient's mucus may predict the... 2 weeks
Fluorescent dye could allow doctors to obtain better images of blood vessels, tissues
NEWS MEDICAL Fluorescence imaging is widely used for visualizing biological tissues such as the back of the eye, where signs of macular degeneration can... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Can endometriosis cause bladder pain?
MNT Bladder endometriosis is a rare form of endometriosis where endometrial tissue grows on, or inside, the bladder. Symptoms include bladder pain and frequent urination. It does not directly affect fertility. Bladder endometriosis... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: What is cervical endometriosis?
MNT Cervical endometriosis occurs when endometrial tissue grows on the cervix. Many experience no symptoms and require no treatment, while others opt for surgery to remove the growths. Very rarely, it harms the chances of... 2 weeks
Fluorescent dye could enable sharper biological imaging
PHYS.ORG Fluorescence imaging is widely used for visualizing biological tissues such as the back of the eye, where signs of macular degeneration can be detected. It is also commonly used to image blood vessels during... 2 weeks
WATCH: Sadie Rutenberg's family says the toddler is a living medical miracle
ABC NEWS Little Sadie underwent experimental heart surgery when she was 8 months old, which saved her life. 2 weeks
Spikes of graphene can kill bacteria on implants
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