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Salk researchers advance sonogenetics technology for treating neurological conditions
NEWS MEDICAL The emerging technology of sonogenetics--a technique where cells are controlled by sound--offers the potential to one day replace pharmaceutical drugs or invasive surgical treatments for neurological conditions like epilepsy, Parkinson's... 6 hours
Volunteering for peer counseling programs benefits people with lupus
NEWS MEDICAL Conventional wisdom has it that volunteering is good for you, and a study at Hospital for Special Surgery shows that to be true for people with lupus volunteering in a... 6 hours
Thousands strike University of California hospitals
ABC NEWS Thousands of University of California medical workers are walking off the job in a contract dispute that has prompted rescheduling of surgeries and thousands of outpatient appointments 7 hours
Childhood obesity the major risk factor for serious hip disease
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests that rising childhood obesity rates are causing more adolescents to develop a debilitating hip disease requiring urgent surgery. 16 hours
Medical News Today: What is turf toe and how do you treat it?
MNT Turf toe is a common sports injury that occurs when the bones and tissue around the big toe become damaged. This damage... 17 hours
5-year-old's 'Ghostbusters' wish comes true when entire city is transformed
ABC NEWS London, 5, has survived three open heart surgeries due to a congenital heart defect. 17 hours
The International Society of Refractive Surgery honors Vivior Chairman with Casebeer Award
NEWS MEDICAL Michael Mrochen, PhD, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Vivior, receives the Casebeer Award from the International Society of Refractive Surgery. 1 day
Study suggests rising childhood obesity rates as cause for serious hip disease in adolescents
NEWS MEDICAL New research suggests that rising childhood obesity rates are causing more adolescents to develop a debilitating hip disease requiring urgent surgery. 1 day
Incyte announces Phase 2 FIGHT-202 trial data in patients with cholangiocarcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL Incyte Corporation announces updated data from its ongoing Phase 2 FIGHT-202 trial evaluating pemigatinib (INCB54828), its selective fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) inhibitor, in patients with... 1 day
Finnish study finds significant regional differences in endoscopic sinus surgery
NEWS MEDICAL Chronic rhinosinusitis is a common disease that is usually treated with intranasal medication and nasal saline lavage. Endoscopic sinus surgery) is considered when CRS is difficult to treat. The surgery... 1 day
Distinguishing fatal prostate cancer from 'manageable' cancer now possible
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have found a way of distinguishing between fatal prostate cancer and manageable cancer, which could reduce unnecessary surgeries and radiotherapy. 3 days
Heart transplant program changes chief after patient deaths
ABC NEWS A Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive 4 days
Renowned heart transplant program selects new leadership
ABC NEWS A Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive 4 days
Medical News Today: What's the best way to get rid of a bunion?
MNT Bunions are when a bump forms at the base of the big toe. Surgery is a treatment option, and the type of... 4 days
Middlemen suppliers can increase drug prices and hospital bills, say Johns Hopkins researchers
NEWS MEDICAL Hospitals should be cautious of group purchasing organizations, or entities that act as middlemen between health care providers and manufacturers, says Martin... 4 days
Midazolam-mediated alterations of PER2 expression may have functional consequences during myocardial ischemia
NEWS MEDICAL Innovative cardioprotective strategies are of imminent demand. Nonfatal myocardial ischemia (MI) poses a significant risk to patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery and these non-cardiac... 4 days
Medical News Today: How do you treat a droopy eyelid?
MNT Ptosis refers to a droopy eyelid, where the upper eye area lowers downward. Causes include genetics, eye surgery, and excessive rubbing. Treatment can involve surgery, but usually for... 5 days
California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges
ABC NEWS Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women 6 days
California surgeon, girlfriend face additional rape charges
ABC NEWS Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women 6 days
More charges filed against California surgeon, girlfriend
ABC NEWS Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women 6 days
The Latest: More charges against California surgeon, friend
ABC NEWS Prosecutors say there are five additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women 6 days
Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about thyroid gland removal
MNT A doctor may recommend thyroid gland removal for many reasons. A nodule on the thyroid may be cancerous or causing dangerous symptoms. Also, some... 6 days
When cancer strikes the young, infertility can result; now states act to help
ABC NEWS Treatment for cancer and other serious conditions involves toxic chemotherapy drugs, radiation and surgery that can cause infertility in women and men. 6 days
Medical News Today: Heart surgery: Does it impact cognitive ability?
MNT A new review looks at the impact of heart valve surgery on cognitive ability. A deficit may occur during the first few months, but more study is needed. 6 days
California surgeon due in court on drug, assault charges
ABC NEWS A California surgeon and his girlfriend are expected to appear in court on charges they drugged and sexually assaulted two women 6 days
Women not warned about cancer associated with breast implants
NEWS MEDICAL Breast surgeons across the UK must ensure women are aware of BIA-ALCL, a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (a rare form of cancer) that is associated with implants; and more responsibility must be... 6 days
Preoperative weight loss may not provide health benefits after surgery
NEWS MEDICAL For obese and overweight patients, it is common for various surgical procedures to be deferred until they have lost weight through diet and exercise. 6 days
Age-related increase in estrogen may cause common men's hernia
SCIENCE DAILY An age-related increase in estrogen may be the culprit behind inguinal hernias, a condition common among elderly men that often requires corrective surgery. Men could be treated with hormone inhibitor... 7 days
Age-related estrogen increase may be the culprit behind inguinal hernias in men
NEWS MEDICAL An age-related increase in estrogen may be the culprit behind inguinal hernias, a condition common among elderly men that often requires corrective surgery, according... 7 days
Medical News Today: Surgery for ulcerative colitis: What to know
MNT Sometimes, medications for ulcerative colitis do not adequately control the symptoms, and a person may need surgery. Learn about the types of procedure and what to expect. 7 days
Surgery for ulcerative colitis: What to know
MNT Sometimes, medications for ulcerative colitis do not adequately control the symptoms, and a person may need surgery. Learn about the types of procedure and what to expect. 7 days
Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics
ABC NEWS New research suggests obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes 7 days
Influential Leapfrog Group jumps in to rate 5,600 surgery centers
NEWS MEDICAL The influential Leapfrog Group, which grades nearly 2,000 U.S. hospitals, is launching a national survey to evaluate the safety and quality of up to 5,600 surgery centers that... 1 week
Study: Only 59% of young adults undergoing surgery are fluid responsive
NEWS MEDICAL Cheetah Medical, a Massachusetts-based leader in non-invasive fluid management devices, today announced study results leveraging Cheetah Medical technology were presented at the American Society of Anesthesiologists... 1 week
New blood test for pediatric brain tumor patients offers safer approach than surgical biopsies
NEWS MEDICAL A new blood test for children with brain tumors offers a safer approach than surgical biopsies and may allow doctors... 1 week
Trans teen on sharing the final steps of her transition: gender confirmation surgery
ABC NEWS This past June, Jazz Jennings underwent her gender confirmation surgery. 1 week
Innovative brain tumor operation set to tailor to patients' needs
NEWS MEDICAL One of the biggest challenges facing surgeons carrying out the removal of a brain tumor is working out how much of it they can remove without damaging the... 1 week
‘EinsteinVision’ that improves hand-eye coordination of surgeons introduced at Harefield Hospital
NEWS MEDICAL Patients in London are benefiting from ‘quicker, more accurate’ surgical procedures following the introduction of a ‘pioneering’ and ‘progressive’ 3D camera system which improves the hand-eye... 1 week
Simple procedure could be efficacious intervention for failed back surgery
NEWS MEDICAL Failed back surgery (continued low back and leg pain after surgery) is relatively common. With each reoperation, success, as defined by pain reduction, becomes less likely and most... 1 week
Researchers explore whether open heart surgery affects cognitive abilities
NEWS MEDICAL Most people who need open heart surgery to repair damaged heart valves are aged 65 or older. The American Heart Association estimates that nearly 8 million people have had heart... 1 week
Caesarean section use has almost doubled globally since 2000
SCIENCE DAILY Globally, the number of babies born through caesarean section (C-section) almost doubled between 2000 and 2015 -- from 12% to 21% of all births. While the life-saving surgery is still... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: What is wryneck and how is it treated?
MNT Wryneck, also known as torticollis, is a condition where the neck tilts to one side. Babies can be born with it, or people can develop it... 2 weeks
Simple, cost effective treatment following failed back surgery shows promise
SCIENCE DAILY Failed back surgery (continued low back and leg pain after surgery) is relatively common. With each reoperation, success, as defined by pain reduction, becomes less likely and most... 2 weeks
Does open heart surgery affect cognitive abilities?
SCIENCE DAILY Understanding how heart valve surgery may affect your cognition is important for older adults. To learn more, researchers reviewed studies to see how patients' cognition changed before and after heart valve surgery. They also... 2 weeks
Plastic surgeon buys top S. Korea Bitcoin exchange
PHYS.ORG A consortium led by a prominent Seoul plastic surgeon purchased a controlling stake in South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, reports said Friday. 2 weeks
Vagus nerve stimulation can reverse brain inflammation after surgery, mice study shows
NEWS MEDICAL For adults over age 65, surgical complications can dampen not only their physical health but also their mental sharpness, with more than half of... 2 weeks
Nerve stimulation in mice suggests new way to reduce delirium after surgery
SCIENCE DAILY For adults over age 65, surgical complications can dampen not only their physical health but also their mental sharpness, with more than half of... 2 weeks
Computational model helps predict immune response in patients undergoing heart surgery
NEWS MEDICAL A research team led by Peter Sloot, professor of Complex Adaptive Systems at the UvA, has managed to pinpoint the mechanisms behind the immune response triggered... 2 weeks
Day of discharge after heart surgery does not affect hospital readmissions
NEWS MEDICAL Despite a common belief that weekend and holiday discharge after major heart surgery may impact hospital readmissions, research published online today in The Annals of Thoracic... 2 weeks
New study suggests vaginal laser surgery may be effective for treating menopause symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL Microablative fractional CO2 lasers are energy-based devices designed to help manage troublesome menopause symptoms such as painful sex, dryness, itching/burning, urinary frequency,... 2 weeks
New therapies could treat tissue swelling that afflicts cancer surgery patients and others
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Medical News Today: What to expect from knee surgery rehabilitation
MNT Doctors use knee surgery to help restore a person’s range of motion. Types of surgery include a total knee replacement, arthroscopy, and osteotomy. In this article, learn what... 2 weeks
Infective endocarditis increases tenfold in North Carolina
SCIENCE DAILY A side effect of opioid use is an infection of the heart valves called drug-associated infective endocarditis. Researchers have found a tenfold increase in the number of hospitalizations and surgeries for endocarditis in the... 2 weeks
Scientists successfully implant a polymeric prosthesis imitating bone structure
PHYS.ORG For the first time ever, a research team from the small innovative enterprise Biomimetix, implementing several NUST MISIS developments, has successfully implanted a biomimetic hybrid prosthesis-imitating bone structure made from... 2 weeks
International audit of colorectal surgeries provides highly realistic reflection of current practices
NEWS MEDICAL The European Society of Coloproctology has undertaken a major international audit of colorectal operations to understand which are most widely used techniques across the... 2 weeks
Pioneering software system hopes to make epilepsy surgery safer and easier
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers, clinicians and engineers from UCLH, UCL, King's College London and the Epilepsy Society have developed a world-leading software system called EpiNav, which... 2 weeks
New high-definition, miniature camera allows digital view inside veins and arteries
NEWS MEDICAL Breakthrough innovation specialist Cambridge Consultants today announced a watershed moment for intravascular surgery, with the demonstration of a single-use, high-definition miniature camera. Called ‘Leap’, the technology... 2 weeks
Veracyte to present data demonstrating potential of Envisia Genomic Classifier to improve ILD diagnosis
NEWS MEDICAL Veracyte, Inc. announced the presentation of data demonstrating that the Envisia Genomic Classifier can help physicians more confidently diagnose interstitial... 2 weeks
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New data tool can help scientists use limited funds to protect the greatest number of endangered species
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New material, manufacturing process use sun's heat for cheaper renewable electricity
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