Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Correcting the curve with scoliosis surgery

Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve. It often is diagnosed in children—perhaps during a growth spurt or in and around the time of puberty. However, it can be associated with other conditions such as ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Research suggests poor childbirth experiences reduce birth rate

In her doctoral thesis, Johanna Joensuu, MSc, investigated the childbirth experiences of those who gave birth in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) from 2012 to 2018. According to the study, childbirth experiences ...

Biomedical technology

Scientists successfully maneuver robot through living lung tissue

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Some tumors are extremely small and hide deep within lung tissue, making it difficult for surgeons to reach them. To address this challenge, ...

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