Surgery

Fluorescence visualization-guided Sx efficacious in oral CA

(HealthDay)—For patients with oral cancer, fluorescence visualization (FV)-guided surgery is associated with a reduction in local recurrence, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck ...

Diabetes

Automated insulin system improves glycemic control

(HealthDay)—The combination of an automated guidance system for insulin titration and support from health care professionals is safe and is associated with significant improvements in glycemic control among patients with ...

Autism spectrum disorders

What to consider when teens with autism want to drive?

In the first study to investigate driving as it relates to teens with a high-functioning autism disorder (HFASD), child development and teen driving experts at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Child Injury ...

Other

New guidance for management of self-harm issued

(Medical Xpress) -- The healthcare guidance body NICE has today published a new clinical guideline on the longer-term care of adults, children and young people who self-harm. The guideline development group was chaired by ...

Health

Guidance on preventing unintentional injuries to children

Researchers from the Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG) at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry have contributed to new National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance on preventing ...

Oncology & Cancer

Implications of very low risk prostate cancer assessed

(HealthDay)—The risk of adverse findings at surgery for men with very low risk (VLR) prostate cancer is significantly lower than for those with low risk (LR), according to research published in the October issue of the ...

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