|Why bariatric surgery wait times have nearly doubled in 10 years|
Added: 14.08.2018 17:53 | 0 views | 0 comments
Eligible patients are increasingly facing longer waits for operations proven to help them safely lose weight that endangers their health, according to a multi-center study. Often driven by insurers, delays in approving weight-loss surgery can deter some patients from the pursuit. And waiting longer doesn't improve safety.
|Will home treatments work for a Bartholin's abscess?|
Added: 14.08.2018 17:52 | 0 views | 0 comments
Bartholin’s glands are positioned on each side of the vagina. When they become blocked a cyst may develop. A Bartholin’s abscess occurs when a Bartholin’s cyst gets infected. The treatment options include draining, marsupialization, and surgery. Learn more about Bartholin’s abscesses here.
|Hope after cancer: Woman undergoes 49 facial surgeries after skin cancer diagnosis|
Added: 14.08.2018 17:49 | 10 views | 0 comments
Marisha Dotson was 24 when she was diagnosed with squamos cell carcinoma that led to the removal of most of her nose and various surgeries.
|Tendon repair: What to expect|
Added: 14.08.2018 17:43 | 0 views | 0 comments
Doctors perform tendon repair surgery to fix a tendon injury. Tendons are tough, stretchy tissues that join muscles to bone. Their job is to allow the body to move and to transfer weight. In this article, learn about the reasons for having tendon repair surgery, as well as how to prepare for surgery and what to expect.
|Wage gap between hospital executives and doctors is widening, study finds|
Added: 14.08.2018 15:14 | 1 views | 0 comments
Over the past decade, salaries for hospital CEOs have risen much faster than for surgeons, physicians, and nurses, reports a new study.
|Medical testing: Drop the C-word to reduce anxiety and overtreatment|
Added: 14.08.2018 1:17 | 15 views | 0 comments
Medical researchers are calling for the word 'cancer' to be dropped from some doctor-patient conversations in a bid to reduce patient anxiety and harm from over treatment. The appeal follows mounting evidence that patients who are told they have 'cancer' for low risk conditions more often choose surgery than those whose condition is described with terms such as 'lesions' or 'abnormal cells'.
|Jets' Pryor says he's recovering from ankle break|
Added: 13.08.2018 22:18 | 3 views | 0 comments
Jets wide receiver Terrelle Pryor will miss this week's preseason game against his old team, the Redskins, as he continues to recover from offseason surgery to repair a fractured ankle.
|Frenchman Pouille outlasts Murray in Cincinnati opener|
Added: 13.08.2018 22:14 | 22 views | 0 comments
Andy Murray's comeback following hip surgery hit another roadblock on Monday after he was beaten 6-1 1-6 6-4 by France's Lucas Pouille in the first round of the Cincinnati Open.
|Soft multi-functional robots get really small ... and spider-shaped|
Added: 13.08.2018 20:20 | 2 views | 0 comments
Scientists have created -- of all things -- a soft robotic spider. Don't worry, it doesn't bite: the spider is a demonstration of a new manufacturing process that can produce soft robots on the millimeter scale with micrometer-scale features for microsurgery and other procedures.