Obstetrics & gynaecology

Endometriosis: No cure, but diagnosis could avert surgery

Jasmin Teurlings is one of 176 million women worldwide who have endometriosis, a chronic, painful gynecological condition that affects nearly three times as many women as breast cancer.

Cardiology

Keyhole may trump robotic surgery for mitral valve repair

Keyhole surgery for heart valve repair may trump robotic surgery, because it is associated with lower rates of subsequent heart flutter and blood transfusions, and a shorter hospital stay, reveals research looking at the ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Are painful periods normal?

The experience of having periods varies between women. They can be light and completely painless for some, but completely debilitating for others.

Surgery

British cancer op streamed in virtual reality 'world first'

A British surgeon livestreamed a cancer operation using virtual reality technology on Thursday, in what he said was a world first that would help in training and allow doctors to advise on operations remotely.

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