Surgery

Nerve injury ID'd after high-intensity focused ultrasound

(HealthDay)—High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment for skin laxity can cause facial nerve injury, according to a case study published online Nov. 22 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Diabetes

Reduced endothelium-dependent vasodilation in T2DM

(HealthDay)—Patients with type 2 diabetes have reduced endothelium-dependent vasodilation, regardless of the presence of polyneuropathy, according to a study published online Feb. 15 in Diabetes Care.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is housework a health hazard? Sheet-fitting palsy described

What do a tight, fitted bed sheet and a blood clot in the wrist have in common? Both are associated with a condition called sheet fitting palsy. True to its name, the palsy is reported in those who spend a long period of ...

Other

Update presented on disease in pork plant workers

More than a year after developing a unique neurological disorder, the affected pork processing plant workers have improved, but all have some continuing symptoms and many have ongoing mild pain, according to a study released ...