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1367 Articles Matching "surgery"

Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo

Jun 16, 2018 , WebMD
These findings jibe with suggestions that snacks like nacho-flavored chips are foods perfectly engineered to push your buttons, containing "the right combo of fat, carb and salt," said Dr. Mitchell Roslin, chief of obesity surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York...
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Looking Good! Plastic Surgery for Men Surges

Jun 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Looking Good! Plastic Surgery for Men SurgesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Plastic Surgery for Men Surges

Jun 14, 2018 , WebMD
Over the past five years, there was a 23 percent increase in liposuction and a 12 percent increase in tummy tucks among men, and a 30 percent increase in male breast reductions, according to the...
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'Surgery In A Pill' A Potential Treatment For Diabetes

Jun 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Over the last decade, bariatric surgeons have made strides in performing weight loss surgery that not only reverses obesity but can also reverse type 2 diabetes in patients with both conditions. Despite dramatic improvements in quality of life and diabetes remission, the number of patients who pursu......
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State Highlights: Huge Tobacco Ban Victory In San Francisco Sparks Action Elsewhere; Turmoil Over Cincinnati VA Clinic Renewed After Surgery Patients Were Turned Away

Jun 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Ohio, Massachusetts, Missouri and Kansas....
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Private Equity Firm KKR Snaps Up Physician Provider Envision In Massive $5.57B Deal

Jun 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Envision contracts with hospitals and health systems to provide doctors and clinicians for emergency medicine, anesthesiology and radiology, among other specialties. It also owns 261 surgery centers and a surgical...
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Zofran vs. Aloxi

Jun 13, 2018 , RxList
Zofran (ondansetron) and Aloxi (palonosetron hydrochloride) are antiemetics (anti-nausea and vomiting) prescribed to treat nausea and vomiting due to cancer chemotherapy and also used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting after...
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State Highlights: Georgia Doctor Suspended After Video Shows Her Dancing During Surgery; Calif. Businesses Accused Of Selling Toddler Formula With Lead

Jun 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news out of Georgia, California, Ohio, Maryland, Massachusetts and...
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Colonoscopies Can Cause Greater Infection Risk

Jun 07, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers report that the rate of infections following these procedures at outpatient ambulatory surgery centers could be 100 times higher than previously believed, a new study...
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Obese teens with psychiatric issues can still benefit from weight loss surgery

Jun 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Obese teens who have weight loss surgery are likely to lose the same amount of weight regardless of whether they were previously diagnosed with psychiatric problems, a U.S. study suggests....
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Health Tip: What To Expect From Joint Replacement Surgery

Jun 06, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: What To Expect From Joint Replacement SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Nearly 100 women suffered under dancing doctor's scalpel, lawyer says

Jun 05, 2018 , CNN Health
An attorney representing three women in cases against an Atlanta-area dermatologist known for singing and dancing while performing surgery says nearly 100 other women have contacted her office to claim they, too, suffered under the doctor's scalpel....
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It’s not brain surgery: How to tell a great health story

Jun 02, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
For starters, think like a...
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Spine surgery may not be needed to ease back pain from osteoporosis

Jun 01, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients with acute pain from osteoporosis damage to the spine don't experience any more relief from surgery to inject cement into cracked or broken vertebrae than they would with a sham procedure, a recent trial in The Netherlands suggests....
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Digital health news briefs for 5/30/16

Jun 01, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Practice, practice, practice. Touch Surgery, a mobile surgical training platform, is collaborating with the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy to convert some of the society’s procedural videos into interactive mini-simulations at the Digestive Disease Week.  ASGE members will get the chance to try out the mobile platform during the conference. The technology is a blend of digital and hands-on experiences and will let users try out several endoscopic...
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One-third of US military injuries in Iraq, Afghanistan weren't from battle

May 31, 2018 , CNN Health
Car accidents, falls, equipment mishaps and other nonbattle incidents caused about a third of all injuries sustained by nearly 30,000 US service members during three military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to research published Wednesday in the medical journal JAMA Surgery....
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Impaired Fetal Environment Linked To Lower Survival After Heart Surgery In Newborns

May 31, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Children who undergo surgery for congenital heart disease have lower survival rates by three years of age if there are specific problems during fetal development, such as hypertension in the mother or the newborn being born preterm or small for gestational age. These problems are considered markers ......
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New Technology Is Helping Make Operating Rooms Smarter, More Effective And Less Risky For Patients

May 30, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
From surgeon-controlled robot cameras to GPS-like maps projected onto a patients' bodies, technology is bringing surgery into the new era. In other health-tech news: dementia, school nurses, blindness, and more....
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Breast Cancer Survivors Aren't Getting Recommended Number of Mammograms Post-Surgery, Study Finds

May 30, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Breast cancer survivors are not getting the recommended level of screening, post-surgery, according to a newly-published study in JNCCN – Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. The study was led by Kathryn Ruddy, MD, MPH, Director of Cancer Survivorship for the Department of Oncology,......
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Surgical Outcomes Equivalent Whether Physician Anesthesiologist Assisted By Nurse Anesthetist Or Anesthesiologist Assistant

May 30, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients who undergo inpatient surgery experience no difference in death rates, hospital length of stay or costs between admission or discharge whether their physician anesthesiologist is assisted by a nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist assistant, according to a new study published in the Onli......
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