News tagged with diaphragm

Conjoined 8-month-old US twins separated

(AP)—Surgeons at a Philadelphia hospital have successfully completed operations to separate 8-month-old twin girls who were joined at the lower chest and abdomen.

Nov 08, 2012
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Caffeine boosts power for elderly muscles

A new study to be presented at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting on June 30 has shown that caffeine boosts power in older muscles, suggesting the stimulant could aid elderly people to maintain their strength, reducing ...

Jun 28, 2012
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Not your mother's birth control, same troubles

Today's hormonal forms of birth control are vastly different from those used by earlier generations of women, both with lower levels of hormones and with different means of delivery (not just a pill), but many of the same ...

Oct 31, 2011
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It takes a team to remove large, aggressive tumors

(Medical Xpress) -- No cancer surgery is easy, but the two operations David Bieszke underwent at Loyola University Hospital to remove an aggressive, 10-inch tumor were especially challenging.

Jul 26, 2011
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Breathing restored after spinal cord injury

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine bridged a spinal cord injury and biologically regenerated lost nerve connections to the diaphragm, restoring breathing in an adult rodent model of spinal cord ...

Jul 13, 2011
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