1762 Articles Matching "surgery"

A ‘Smart Pill’ To Help Patients Remember To Take Meds Was Touted As New Era In Care. Now Researchers Are Pushing Back.

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The researchers argue that the evidence used to approve the product — called Abilify MyCite — was not only weak, but failed to demonstrate the technology improves adherence, a key point if the goal is to improve health outcomes. In other public health news: neuron research, seasickness, surgery, scooter safety, broken heart syndrome, and...
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Smokers have more complications after skin cancer surgery

Jul 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Complications after skin cancer surgery may be more common in smokers and former smokers, a U.S. study suggests....
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Music Soothes the Stressed Soul Before Surgery

Jul 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Music Soothes the Stressed Soul Before SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2019 12:00:00...
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Stevie Wonder To Receive Kidney Transplant: Is This An Emergency?

Jul 18, 2019 , Forbes
Stevie Wonder will receive a kidney transplant in the coming months. Kidney disease is surprisingly common, especially in minority populations. Kidney donation can be performed from a living donor, and can be scheduled as opposed to performed as an emergency...
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UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors said on Tuesday....
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Surgeries to help newborns nurse may have become too common

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Minor surgery to help newborns latch on and nurse may have become too common, a new study suggests....
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Hospital-Hosted Simulated Surgery Offers UAH Nursing Students Interprofessional Education Experience

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Clinical simulations are an integral part of the curriculum in the College of Nursing at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), with most taking place in the College’s Learning and Technology Resource Center (LTRC). This 10,615-square-foot mock hospital includes, among other resources, seven......
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Study: Many Thyroid Cancer Patients Say They Had No Choice About Radioactive Iodine

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
After thyroid cancer surgery, many patients should be in the position of deciding with their doctors whether to pursue treatment with radioactive iodine to help ease long-term follow-up and offer reassurance that the cancer is gone. A new survey by researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Ca......
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Surgery Helps Babies With One Heart Chamber Live

Jul 03, 2019 , WebMD
When babies are born without one heart chamber, a special surgery can save their lives. But a new study shows that these patients face lifelong health issues that require special...
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Man's lung tumor turns out to be a toy he swallowed 40 years ago

Jul 03, 2019 , CNN Health
When doctors performed surgery on a man to remove what they suspected to be a bronchogenic carcinoma, they instead found a toy traffic cone he had swallowed in 1974....
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Surgery Helps Babies Missing a Heart Chamber Survive, But Problems Linger

Jul 03, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Surgery Helps Babies Missing a Heart Chamber Survive, But Problems LingerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2019 12:00:00...
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U.S. News: Boston Children's Hospital Still the Best

Jun 19, 2019 , WebMD
Boston Children's also tops in the country for care in children’s cancer, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, and urology...
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'Daddy-Do-Overs': Men Increasingly Getting Plastic Surgery

Jun 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Daddy-Do-Overs': Men Increasingly Getting Plastic SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Kevin Durant's Achilles Injury: How Bad Is It?

Jun 14, 2019 , Forbes
Golden State Warriors' forward Durant got surgery after his Achilles tendon rupture. How long will it take for him to...
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Mesh implants work for bladder leakage, long-term safety unclear

Jun 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Several different types of mesh implant surgery may be effective for treating bladder leaks, but the long-term safety and effectiveness of the procedures isn't yet clear, a new analysis suggests....
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Doctors Expected a Brain Tumor. It Was a Tapeworm

Jun 13, 2019 , RxList
Rachel Palma had been having odd symptoms for months — hallucinations, dropping things, trouble speaking. Her many visits to the emergency room didn't solve things. Finally, a brain scan revealed what seemed to be the cause: a marble-sized tumor. In September 2018, doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City scheduled Rachel for surgery, expecting to find...
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GERD Reduction Overestimated After Gastric Bypass

Jun 06, 2019 , RxList
Gastric bypass surgery relieved symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in only approximately half of patients with severe obesity, according to results from a nationwide cohort study with long...
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Children's Brains Reorganize After Rpilepsy Surgery To Retain Visual Perception

Jun 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Children can keep full visual perception – the ability to process and understand visual information – after brain surgery for severe epilepsy, according to a study funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health. While brain surgery can halt seizures, it carries......
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Treatment for certain melanoma patients shows promise

Jun 05, 2019 , CNN Health
To treat melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, doctors have turned to surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and even immunotherapy, among other treatment options....
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Patient Catches on Fire During Heart Surgery

Jun 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Patient Catches on Fire During Heart SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/4/2019 12:00:00...
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