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(HealthDay) -- Aesthetic facial plastic surgery results in a reduction in perceived age, with the effect more substantial for those who undergo multiple procedures, according to a study published online Feb. ...
Surgery Feb 21, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (8) | 4
A new study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that patients with herniated lumbar disc symptoms were significantly worse if the patients had symptoms for more than six months prior to treatment, compared to t ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
Robotics experts at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the University of Washington (UW) have completed a set of seven advanced robotic surgery systems for use by major medical research laboratories throughout the ...
Other Jan 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Using a combination of hypnosis and local anaesthesia (LA) for certain types of surgery can aid the healing process and reduce drug use and time spent in hospital, anaesthesiologists have found. The combination could also ...
Other Jun 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In pure numerical terms, anesthesia-associated mortality has risen again. The reasons for this are the disproportionate increase in the numbers of older and multimorbid patients and surgical procedures that would have been ...
Other Jul 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The interventional cardiology team at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) recently conducted the first clinical procedure in Canada using the MitraClip system, which is designed to treat patients suffering from mitral valve ...
Cardiology Dec 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study suggests that extending nightly sleep in mildly sleepy, healthy adults increases daytime alertness and reduces pain sensitivity.
Health Dec 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For Deb McAlister, it was a simple, obvious choice.
Cancer Jan 02, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Autism and autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) are currently diagnosed primarily through subjective observation of autistic behaviors. However, new research, presented at CHEST 2011, the 77th annual meeting of the American ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 24, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgical procedures save and improve lives worldwide, but the figures on serious complications and deaths are high. Ph.D. student Sindre Hoyland sees ways of reducing these numbers.
Other Nov 23, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
When a group of women from Uganda embarked on a trip of a lifetime to India, little did many of their friends and families at home know that a secret surgical "mommy makeover" was on their itinerary.
Other Jan 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
An Australian court Friday quashed an Indian-born surgeon's manslaughter convictions over the deaths of three patients, saying there had been a miscarriage of justice in his trial.
Other Aug 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Surgeons from the Instituto de Patologia da Coluna in Sao Paulo, Brazil have found that an innovative minimally invasive surgical procedure performed to achieve two-level axial lumbar interbody fusion produced immediate successful ...
Surgery Jul 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0