Health

Unhappy work a pain in the back

(Medical Xpress) -- An international researcher based in Perth has found that workers who resign themselves to work in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than others with ...

Oncology & Cancer

Thyroid cancer—rising most rapidly among insured patients

The rapid increase in papillary thyroid cancer in the US, may not be linked to increase in occurrence, according to a head and neck surgeon at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center, instead it may be linked to an ...

Oncology & Cancer

Surgical technique spots cancer invasion with fluorescence

One of the greatest challenges faced by cancer surgeons is to know exactly which tissue to remove, or not, while the patient is under anesthesia. A team of surgeons and scientists at University of California, San Diego School ...

Surgery

Surgeon-specific learning curve for transoral robotic surgery

(HealthDay)—The learning curve for transoral robotic surgery (TORS) for squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx (OPSCC) is surgeon-specific, according to a study published online Feb. 9 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck ...

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