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Intubation is a common procedure doctors use during surgery or in a medical emergency to help a person breathe. In this article, learn about the types, side effects, and recovery.
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VIDEO Touch, or tactile sensing, is fundamentally important for a range of real-life applications, from robotics to surgical medicine to sports science. Tactile sensors are modeled on the biological sense of touch and can help...
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What do astronauts, Pokémon, wildlife park rangers and surgeons all have in common?
Doctors say that conjoined twins from Bhutan who were separated at an Australian hospital last week have been moving about, eating and otherwise healing well
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With insomnia being a common symptom of menopause, research has shown that women who undergo surgical menopause are at an increased risk of insomnia compared with women who...
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Insomnia is one of the most common symptoms of menopause, with nearly 20% of postmenopausal women reporting sleep disturbances.
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Today's cataract surgery is often described as a marvel of modern medicine, a one-hour outpatient procedure that has spared millions from blindness, especially in developed countries.
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Analyzing data from more than 2,400 obese patients who underwent bariatric weight-loss surgery, researchers identified at least four different patient subgroups that diverge significantly in eating...
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Simple ovarian cysts are extremely common in women and do not require additional ultrasound surveillance or surgical removal, according to a new study of more than 72,000 women and close to 119,00...
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Researchers at the University of Bristol, supported by the British Veterinary Association, the British Cattle Veterinary Association and the Responsible Use of Medicines in...
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A high-tech form of brain surgery that replaces scalpels with sound waves improved quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease that has resisted...
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A standardized care pathway for children with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis undergoing spinal fusion surgery reduces the need for opioid pain medications and shortens hospital stays at Children's National...
At 2:15 p.m. C.T. on Sunday, Nov. 11, Rohan Kumthekar, M.D., a cardiology fellow working in Dr. Charles Berul's bioengineering lab at...
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KE Eye Centers of Texas is the first in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to provide a new solution for patients with moderate to high...
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Conjoined twins from Bhutan have been separated at an Australian hospital in a delicate operation that divided their shared liver and reconstructed their abdomens
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Surgeons in Australia have begun separating conjoined twins from Bhutan in a delicate operation expected to last most of the day
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Patient studies of a new sensing device have proved it can provide early warning of the potential failure of breast reconstruction surgery, making it easier to take effective remedial action.
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A new study indicates that a newer type of artificial hip known as a 'modular dual mobility' implant could reduce the risk of dislocation in patients...
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The first large study of surgical opioid prescribing and patient usage shows the potential for reduced...
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Hip replacement surgery is highly successful in relieving pain, restoring mobility and improving quality of life. More than 330,000 procedures are performed each year in the...
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A University of Texas at Arlington electrical engineer is working in collaboration with a pioneer in the field to develop an implantable optical probe...
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Cosmetic surgery to reduce the masculine appearance of the "Adam's apple" has a high patient satisfaction rate, according to a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--Global Open®, the...
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There is a common belief that 3D visualization provides a better image to minimally invasive surgery with depth perception.
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Yogesh Kumar wheezes after life-saving surgery to remove a diseased lung, but his doctors wonder how long he can last outside hospital breathing some of the world's dirtiest air.
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Modern technology has helped medical professionals do robot-assisted surgeries and sequence whole genomes, but hospital software still can't handle daylight saving time.
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A chemical that highlights tumor cells has been used by surgeons to help spot and safely remove brain cancer in a trial presented at...
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Thyroid cancer patients whose disease is at low risk of returning can be treated safely with a smaller...
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A chemical that highlights tumor cells has been used by surgeons to help spot and safely remove brain cancer in...
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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of two devices that provide real-time location of parathyroid tissue during surgical procedures...
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Keep 2D, See 3D! MonoStereo, a smart 3D endoscope visualization system, integrates the benefits of 2D and 3D function, providing an advanced 3D endoscope image for better endoscopic surgery.
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RTI Surgical, Inc., a global surgical implant company, and Paradigm Spine, LLC, a leader in motion preservation and non-fusion spinal implant technology, today announced that they have entered...
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In the largest analysis to date, researchers and clinicians have compared the efficacy and safety of non-surgical treatment options for tennis elbow -- also called enthesopathy of the...
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Those clumps of proteins that are a telltale sign of Parkinson's? Yeah, you have a lot of those...
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Medacta International, the privately held, family-owned global leader in the design of innovative joint replacement and spinal surgery products, today announced it has received...
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New research shows that keyhole surgery or minimally invasive laparoscopic robotic surgery could be...
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The vermiform appendix or appendix as we commonly know it, is a vestigial organ of the body which does not come into notice unless it is inflamed (such as in appendicitis). In...
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Two new studies suggest that minimally invasive surgery for early stage cervical cancer patients leads to death and recurring disease more often than standard surgery through...
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New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version
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Men who have undergone bariatric surgery as a long-term way of losing weight might also benefit from increased testosterone levels post-surgery. However, there is no evidence that the sperm quality of a patient improves.
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Men who have undergone bariatric surgery as a long-term way of losing weight might also benefit from increased testosterone levels post-surgery.
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The CRISPR genome editing technique promises to be a 'transformative leap' in genetic engineering and therapy, affecting almost every area of medicine. That includes plastic surgery,...
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Although fairly common, management of an isolated lateral malleolus ankle fracture remains challenging for orthopedic surgeons. A central question remains on determining whether surgery or a non-surgical approach is indicated...
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Currently, with a pre-malignant breast cancer diagnosis from a biopsy, there are three options: observation, chemoprevention or surgery, all of which require a patient...
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The CRISPR genome editing technique promises to be a "transformative leap" in genetic engineering and therapy, affecting almost every area of medicine.
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Asymmetry between the two sides of the face increases steadily with aging - a finding with important implications for facial rejuvenation and reconstructive procedures,...
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The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) today released the AAFP Consensus Statement, 'Feline Feeding Programs: Addressing Behavioral Needs to Improve Feline Health and Wellbeing' and...
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The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) today released the AAFP Consensus Statement, "Feline Feeding Programs: Addressing Behavioral Needs to...
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Identifying healthy from diseased tissue poses a unique problem for cancer surgeons. Even the smallest bits of a tumor left behind during surgery can regrow and spread to...
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VIDEO Scientists have developed a very small magnetic steerable catheter for minimally invasive surgery. Thanks to its variable stiffness, surgeons can perform more complex movements inside the body with a lower risk of injury to the patient.
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Dr. Alluri Raju, a native of India, vividly remembers how his ethnicity prompted concern and discrimination in the southwest Georgia town of Richland. Doctors there hesitated to grant the family...
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Lifestyle interventions, medication and surgery for patients diagnosed with pre-diabetes is proven to delay or prevent Type 2 diabetes in the majority...
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A subset of patients with low-risk breast cancer is highly unlikely to see cancer return following breast conservation...
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Adding radiation therapy or surgery to systemic therapy for stage IV lung cancer patients whose cancer has spread to a limited number of sites...
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Teleflex Incorporated, a leading global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery, is proud to announce the Arrow...
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Scientists can repair a potentially disabling spine defect, spina bifida, in the womb. This procedure is becoming more widely available little by little.
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Scientists can repair a potentially disabling spine defect, spina bifida, in the womb. This procedure is becoming more widely available little by little.
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VIDEO Coconut, the snow leopard cub born at the Sacramento Zoo earlier this year, underwent a rare eyelid surgery on Wednesday, October 24.. UC Davis veterinary specialists and the Sacramento Zoo veterinary team...
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VIDEO Within a few years, Jim Johnsen and Delaney Van Riper may be among the first to benefit from CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, a breakthrough that has already revolutionized biology research and...
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Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that causes a wide range of symptoms. Treatment is available to relieve symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. Medications, lifestyle changes, and surgery can...
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Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that causes a wide range of symptoms. Treatment is available to relieve symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. Medications, lifestyle changes, and surgery can all help. Find out more about...
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From major heart surgery to a course of minor drugs, people overestimate the benefits and underestimate the risks of a variety of medical procedures, according to...
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A study of women who had gastric sleeve or bypass surgery for obesity has found that precancerous tissue in their womb reverted to normal...
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From major heart surgery to a course of minor drugs, people overestimate the benefits and underestimate the risks of a variety of medical procedures, according to new research.
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Thousands of eye physicians and surgeons this week will convene in Chicago to attend AAO 2018,...
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Researchers have fabricated a new kind of air-filled optical fiber bundle that could greatly improve endoscopes used for medical procedures like minimally invasive surgeries or bronchoscopies. The new technology might also lead...
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For a number of innovative and life-saving medical treatments, from organ replacements and skin grafts to cancer therapy...
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A team of physical therapy researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have conducted one of the first full-scale studies to assess...
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Standard Bariatrics, an innovator of surgical devices, has received a sleeve gastrectomy indication from the Food and Drug Administration for the STANDARD CLAMP.
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In the last half-century, laser technology has grown into a multi-billion-dollar global industry and has been used in everything from optical-disk drives and barcode scanners to surgical and...
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For a number of innovative and life-saving medical treatments, from organ replacements and skin grafts to cancer therapy and surgery, success often depends on slipping past or fending...
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Thousands of University of California medical workers began a three-day strike Tuesday against hospitals, clinics and campuses that prompted the rescheduling of thousands of surgeries and outpatient appointments
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When it comes to preventing blood clots after a knee replacement, good old aspirin may be just as effective as newer, more expensive drugs, such as rivaroxaban (Xarelto), according to...
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A new review reveals how lavender mellows us out -- and why some day psychiatrists and surgeons might be prescribing patients a whiff of the purple stuff.
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The emerging technology of sonogenetics--a technique where cells are controlled by sound--offers the potential to one day replace pharmaceutical drugs or invasive surgical treatments for neurological conditions like epilepsy, Parkinson's...
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Conventional wisdom has it that volunteering is good for you, and a study at Hospital for Special Surgery shows that to be true for people with lupus volunteering in a...
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Thousands of University of California medical workers are walking off the job in a contract dispute that has prompted rescheduling of surgeries and thousands of outpatient appointments
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New research suggests that rising childhood obesity rates are causing more adolescents to develop a debilitating hip disease requiring urgent surgery.
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Turf toe is a common sports injury that occurs when the bones and tissue around the big toe become damaged. This damage...
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London, 5, has survived three open heart surgeries due to a congenital heart defect.
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Michael Mrochen, PhD, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Vivior, receives the Casebeer Award from the International Society of Refractive Surgery.
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New research suggests that rising childhood obesity rates are causing more adolescents to develop a debilitating hip disease requiring urgent surgery.
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Incyte Corporation announces updated data from its ongoing Phase 2 FIGHT-202 trial evaluating pemigatinib (INCB54828), its selective fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) inhibitor, in patients with...
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Chronic rhinosinusitis is a common disease that is usually treated with intranasal medication and nasal saline lavage. Endoscopic sinus surgery) is considered when CRS is difficult to treat. The surgery...
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Scientists have found a way of distinguishing between fatal prostate cancer and manageable cancer, which could reduce unnecessary surgeries and radiotherapy.
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A Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive
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A Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive
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Bunions are when a bump forms at the base of the big toe. Surgery is a treatment option, and the type of...
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Hospitals should be cautious of group purchasing organizations, or entities that act as middlemen between health care providers and manufacturers, says Martin...
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Innovative cardioprotective strategies are of imminent demand. Nonfatal myocardial ischemia (MI) poses a significant risk to patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery and these non-cardiac...
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Ptosis refers to a droopy eyelid, where the upper eye area lowers downward. Causes include genetics, eye surgery, and excessive rubbing. Treatment can involve surgery, but usually for...
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Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women
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Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women
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Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women
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Prosecutors say there are five additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women
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A doctor may recommend thyroid gland removal for many reasons. A nodule on the thyroid may be cancerous or causing dangerous symptoms. Also, some...
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Treatment for cancer and other serious conditions involves toxic chemotherapy drugs, radiation and surgery that can cause infertility in women and men.
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A new review looks at the impact of heart valve surgery on cognitive ability. A deficit may occur during the first few months, but more study is needed.
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A California surgeon and his girlfriend are expected to appear in court on charges they drugged and sexually assaulted two women
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Breast surgeons across the UK must ensure women are aware of BIA-ALCL, a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (a rare form of cancer) that is associated with implants; and more responsibility must be...
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Feeling the pressure with universal tactile imaging
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Coconut the snow leopard recovers from eyelid surgery
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CRISPR opens door to new type of medicine—'genome surgery'
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