(HealthDay)—The presence of retrolisthesis in patients undergoing decompressive surgery for a lumbar disc herniation may result in significantly worse lower back pain and physical function over four years, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New study confirms link between weight loss and blood pressure for individuals with specific genetic polymorphisms
Your genetic makeup can help determine how well your body will respond to weight loss efforts aimed at controlling high blood pressure, a new study confirms.
Genetics Apr 30, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
With work and entertainment operating around the clock in our modern society, sleep is often a casualty. A bevy of research has shown a link between sleep deprivation and cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders, and obesity. ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—For octogenarian patients with lumbar disc herniation, unilateral laminectomy and discectomy seems safe and effective, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Sp ...
Surgery Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly half of the world's population is at risk of infection by the dengue virus, yet there is no specific treatment for the disease. Now a therapy to protect people from the virus could finally be a step ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study raises the intriguing possibility that drugs prescribed to lower cholesterol may be effective against macular degeneration, a blinding eye disease.
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair has recurrence rates comparable with open repair, according to a study published in the March issue of JAMA Surgery.
Surgery Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Anatomic differences between male and female knees have resulted in the creation and regular use of gender-specific implants. However, a new study presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic ...
Surgery Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The da Vinci Robotic Surgical System can be used for anterior lumbar interbody fusion, according to a case report published in the Feb. 15 issue of Spine.
Surgery Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing scoliosis surgery, the risk of massive blood loss is increased with preoperative Cobb angles bigger than 50 degrees and for those undergoing osteotomy or fusion of more ...
Surgery Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Suppressing a hunger-stimulating hormone with a minimally invasive procedure was safe in humans and led to significant weight loss for at least six months in a small preliminary study being presented at the American College ...
Cardiology Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research suggests that there may be a better way of measuring blood loss due to trauma than the current method, finds an article in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care. The study shows that base deficit (BD) i ...
Other Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) found a progestogen-only treatment halted bleeding in women suffering from extremely heavy periods, according to the study published online by the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A bold new approach that gets people out of the hospital more quickly after a major cancer surgery is producing excellent outcomes and reducing costs for patients at the University of Virginia Health System, a new study shows.
Surgery Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Queen's University Belfast are hoping to develop a novel approach that could save the sight of millions of diabetes sufferers using adult stem cells.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0