Recent Articles

August 26, 2016 8:05 am
Loyola University Health System
In the procedure, muscles that still work are redirected to do the jobs of muscles that are paralyzed.
August 25, 2016 9:17 am
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Aortic dissections have the potential to run in families and often occur within 10 years of the same age.
August 25, 2016 9:19 am
Penn State
The protocol is a decision tree that describes when and what types of surgical treatment could be used for fistulas that do not respond to medical management and what the chances of healing are.
August 25, 2016 9:47 am
Daniel Seeger
Both of the newcomers incorporate the company’s antibacterial technology, making them the first and only spiral barbed sutures with that feature.
August 23, 2016 9:21 am
Zhai Yun Tan, Kaiser Health News
Hospitals have traditionally been reticent to disclose to patients or their family members the specifics of how a medical procedure didn’t go as planned for fear of malpractice lawsuits.
August 23, 2016 8:44 am
Stanford University Medical Center
The discovery validates the use of such cells to test the potential cardiotoxicity of certain drugs and to devise new therapies for conditions like cardiomyopathy.
August 22, 2016 9:00 am
The Optical Society
With SimVis, patients can experience how a certain implanted lens would affect their vision by simply looking through the device.
August 18, 2016 9:44 am
Elsevier Health Sciences
There is a perception that female urologists may be pigeonholed into caring for more female patients and female-specific urological issues than their male colleagues.
August 18, 2016 10:29 am
Malcolm Ritter, AP Science Writer
The database, with genetic codes from more than 60,000 people, is aimed at researching rare diseases that are generally caused by a single malfunctioning gene.
August 19, 2016 9:15 am
Ohio State University
High levels of anxiety a week after a kidney transplant patient went home more than doubled the chances he or she would be readmitted within 30 days of release, researchers found.
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