Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Failure rate in some surgical mesh treatments unacceptably high

Failure rates in some treatments using surgical mesh are unacceptably high according to a newly published comprehensive biomedical review that considers the findings from peer-reviewed scientific articles assessing its use. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Men tolerate stress incontinence years before seeking help

Men often tolerate stress urinary incontinence for more than two years before seeking medical help—and one-third put up with it for more than five years, making it important for doctors to check for this problem, a new ...

Health

Taking the embarrassment out of health problems

We humans seem to have a nearly universal need to avoid embarrassment. It could be something as simple as mispronouncing a word or tripping as you walk along a crowded sidewalk. No matter the blunder, our response is instinctive: ...

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