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(AP) U.S. government health experts said Thursday there are few reasons to continue using metal-on-metal hip implants, amid growing evidence that the devices can break down early and expose patients to dangerous metallic ...
Other Jun 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- While thousands of Americans have benefited from hip replacements over the years, problems with metal-on-metal implants can lead to troubles requiring surgery to replace defective devices, experts ...
Other Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new video article in JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, describes a novel procedure to monitor brain function and aid in functional mapping of patients with diseases such as epilepsy. This procedur ...
Neuroscience Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1
(HealthDay) -- Drug-eluting stents (DESs) do not seem to offer advantages over bare-metal stents (BMSs) for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with ...
Cardiology Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Faulty breast implants made by PIP, the French company that sparked a global health scare, do not pose any long-term medical threats, British health authorities said in a final report Monday.
Other Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) appears to be safe and does not increase the incidence of prostate cancer, according to a study published online June 6 in The Journal of Sexual Medicine.
Cancer Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Dental implants may cause preventable nerve damage, warn dental experts, as study highlights surgery risks
Dentistry Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have made an important discovery that partially answers the long-standing question of why a mother's immune system does not reject a developing fetus as foreign tissue.
Medical research Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
After carrying out a study comparing the repopulation efficiency of immature hepatic stem/progenitor cells and mature hepatocytes transplanted into liver-injured rats, a research team from Sapporo, Japan concluded that mature ...
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
French health authorities said Monday that nearly 8,000 French women had followed a government recommendation to have faulty breast implants that sparked a global health scare removed.
Surgery Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Periodontists routinely grow bone in the mouth to guarantee a stable environment for teeth and tooth implants. But whether it's better to build up bone before placing the implant, or to simply place the implant and allow ...
Dentistry May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly half of transgender people in the Asia-Pacific region could have HIV as poor healthcare and high-risk lifestyles push infection rates to "critical levels", a UN report said Thursday.
HIV & AIDS May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For patients who undergo sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation, use of statin therapy is associated with a reduced risk of late target lesion revascularization (TLR), according to a study ...
Cardiology May 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study published on BMJ website today adds to the evidence that certain non-oral hormonal contraceptives (e.g. skin patches, implants and vaginal rings) carry a higher risk of serious blood clots (known as venous thromb ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Novel imaging could better identify patients who would benefit from implantable cardiac defibrillator
New research from the University at Buffalo suggests that cardiologists may have a new way to identify patients who are at the highest risk of sudden cardiac arrest, and the most likely to benefit from receiving an implantable ...
Cardiology May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0