Medications

Steroid injection no better for long-term carpal tunnel symptoms

(HealthDay)—At five years, symptom severity does not differ, but rates of subsequent surgical treatment are lower in patients with idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome receiving local methylprednisolone injection versus saline ...

Medical research

Reducing organ transplant side effects

A new research project aims to use personalized anti-rejection medication to reduce the health risks that organ transplant patients experience following surgery.

Surgery

Guidelines issued for endoscopy of surgically altered bowel

(HealthDay)—In a consensus guideline issued by the Global Interventional Inflammatory Bowel Disease Group and published in the June 1 issue of The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, recommendations are presented for ...

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