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AI helps bring clarity to LASIK patients facing cataract surgery

While millions of people have undergone LASIK eye surgery since it became commercially available in 1989, patients sometimes develop cataracts later in life and require new corrective lenses to be implanted in their eyes. ...


Study shows reduced risk of hematological cancer after bariatric surgery

Obesity surgery is associated with a 40% lower risk of hematological cancer. This has been shown in a study from the University of Gothenburg. This clear link is expected to influence future research in the field.


Pathologist designs rapid technique for small biopsies

A biopsy is literally a "glimpse of life," and Paul Lee, assistant professor of clinical pathology in the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, got an important one of those during his residency at the University ...