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Be aware of potential complications following tongue-tie surgery in babies

Added: 07.12.2019 19:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

Complications following a procedure to treat tongue-tie in babies are occurring that can result in admission to hospital, something a paediatrician says needs to be better understood by both health practitioners and parents.

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No such thing as a low-risk surgery for frail patients

Added: 07.12.2019 19:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

Even a minor surgery such as a laparoscopic gallbladder removal can prove to be a high-risk and even fatal procedure for frail patients, according to new research.

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Weight-loss surgery may counter genetic risk for developing breast cancer

Added: 07.12.2019 19:46 | 1 views | 0 comments

Women with a genetic predisposition for breast cancer were 2.5 times more likely to develop a malignancy than women with the same genetic risk who underwent bariatric or weight-loss surgery, according to a new study.

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Limiting mealtimes may increase your motivation for exercise

Added: 07.12.2019 19:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a new study. The study suggests that a surge in levels of appetite-promoting hormone, ghrelin, after a period of fasting prompted mice to initiate voluntary exercise.

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Large-scale enhanced recovery program improves outcomes for bariatric surgery patients

Added: 07.12.2019 19:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

A large-scale implementation of a protocol to improve recovery of patients after weight-loss operations was found to reduce rates of extended hospitalization by almost half at 36 participating accredited bariatric surgery centers nationwide, according to a new study.

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'Wheel of Fortune's Vanna White talks taking over hosting duties from Pat Sajak: I was 'terrified'

Added: 07.12.2019 1:06 | 12 views | 0 comments

Vanna White has stood by "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak's side for 30 years, but while he recovered from surgery, it was her turn to sit in the lead seat.

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Roger Daltrey 'fine' after throat surgery, talks The Who's new album, healing concert

Added: 06.12.2019 23:27 | 21 views | 0 comments

The Who's Roger Daltrey breaks his voice rest to say he's fine after a procedure to remove pre-cancerous cells from his throat and discuss the new album.

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Tailored 'cell sheets' to improve post-operative wound closing and healing

Added: 06.12.2019 17:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

Scientists have designed a new method for post-operative wound closing and healing that is both fast and effective. This strategy revolves around engineered 'cell sheets' -- or layers of skin-based cells. The procedure culminates in a wound dressing that is custom made for a specific cut or lesion that can be used to effectively treat open skin areas after surgeries. The findings were published in Scientific Reports on July 18th.

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Aesthetics of skin cancer therapy may vary by treatment type

Added: 06.12.2019 17:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

In a meta-analysis of 58 studies, a study compared four types of skin cancer treatments and found that while all four had similar recurrence rates a year after treatment, a form of radiation called brachytherapy and a type of surgery called Mohs micrographic surgery had better cosmetic results.

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Andy Murray: Former world number one believes he can beat the best

Added: 06.12.2019 17:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Former world number one Andy Murray believes he can still beat the world’s best after a successful return from hip surgery.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

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