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Laser tx aids genitourinary symptoms of menopause

(HealthDay)—Use of a fractional carbon dioxide (CO2) laser is a safe and effective treatment for genitourinary symptoms of menopause (GSM), according to a study published online Sept. 7 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Sep 23, 2017
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New 3-D printed model allows brain surgeons to practice

The first time a young surgeon threads a wire through a stroke victim's chest up through their neck and fishes a blood clot out of their brain may be one of the most harrowing moments in her career. Now, a UConn Health radiologist ...

Sep 20, 2017
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System collects data on functional septorhinoplasty

(HealthDay)—A system has been implemented that enables collection of pre- and postoperative data for patients with nasal obstruction who undergo functional septorhinoplasty, according to a special communication published ...

Sep 15, 2017
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AAO-HNSF: new consensus on balloon dilation of sinuses

(HealthDay)—A clinical consensus statement on balloon dilation of the sinuses has been approved by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) Board of Directors and presented at the ...

Sep 15, 2017
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Study details humanitarian surgical care in afghanistan

(HealthDay)—Humanitarian surgical care (HSC) has been provided to local national civilians during the Afghanistan conflict, with 49.3 percent of patients treated for non-war-related (NWR) conditions, according to a research ...

Sep 14, 2017
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Weight loss after obesity surgery may reverse eye damage

Early eye damage caused by obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes can potentially be reversed by obesity surgery, concludes a study presented at this year's Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes ...

Sep 13, 2017
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U.S. pays a hefty price for obesity

(HealthDay)—A U.S. adult who is "healthy" but obese could eventually cost society tens of thousands of dollars in medical care and lost wages, a new study estimates.

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(HealthDay)—The link between exercise and good health is a strong one. Still, many people—particularly older adults—find it difficult to take part in formal exercises, and become less physically active over time.

New approaches in targeted cancer therapy

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Lactation hormone also helps a mother's brain

The same hormone that stimulates milk production for lactation, also acts in the brain to help establish the nurturing link between mother and baby, University of Otago researchers have revealed for the first time.

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