Cancer

Oral cancer detection by dentists is significantly on the rise

After examining data gathered over an 11-year period in a first-of-its-kind provincial study, University of Toronto clinician-scientist Marco Magalhaes has one vital message: dentists in Ontario are detecting more cases of ...

Surgery

HSS orthopedic surgeons address opioid epidemic head on

Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have developed a pain management pathway designed to reduce the use of opioid analgesics after joint procedures. The effort is part of the hospital's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Secondhand smoke linked with higher kidney disease risk

A new study has uncovered a link between exposure to secondhand smoke and the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD). The study, which appears in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology ...

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