Recent Articles

June 21, 2017 8:58 am
European Society of Cardiology
Devices may reveal time and cause of death when autopsy fails.
June 20, 2017 11:05 am
Hospital for Special Surgery
Guidelines aim to reduce risk of infection after knee or hip replacement.
June 20, 2017 11:06 am
Association for Professionals in Infection Control
The study is the latest of its kind to raise concerns about infections associated with endoscopic procedures, as outbreaks have been linked to contaminated duodenoscopes, gastroscopes, bronchoscopes, and cystoscopes.
June 20, 2017 11:08 am
Daniel Seeger
W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. recently unveiled the new GORE SYNECOR portfolio of intraperitoneal and preperitoneal repair devices, which they say will change the field of hernioplasty.
June 16, 2017 2:03 am
North Carolina State University
The tool is the first ultrasound “drill” that can be aimed straight ahead, allowing doctors to better target clots – which holds promise for significantly reducing treatment time.
June 16, 2017 12:54 pm
Meagan Parrish
Sometimes the best innovations happen when you least expect them.
June 16, 2017 12:30 pm
Chad Terhune and JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
Theresa Bigler’s case is the first to go to trial in the U.S. stemming from a series of deadly superbug outbreaks across the country that were linked to contaminated medical scopes.
June 16, 2017 11:53 am
Simple risk score guides surgeons in providing nutrition support sooner and more aggressively.
June 15, 2017 10:55 am
Data published in Arthroplasty Today demonstrate that patients treated with customized knee implants had significantly lower adverse event rates and transfusion rates.
June 15, 2017 1:20 pm
Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer
The rate of opioid prescribing has started to edge down in recent years, but it remains 56 percent higher than it was 20 years ago, enough to provide nearly every adult in America with a bottle of pills.
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