|Instagram clamps down on diet and cosmetic surgery posts|
Added: 18.09.2019 23:34 | 32 views | 0 comments
Some posts will now be hidden from under 18s while "miraculous" remedy posts will be banned.
|U.S. housing starts, building permits scale 12-year high|
Added: 18.09.2019 22:16 | 14 views | 0 comments
U.S. homebuilding surged to more than a 12-year high in August as both single- and multi-family housing construction accelerated, suggesting that lower mortgage rates were finally providing a boost to the struggling housing market.
|More operations are scheduled if doctor is well rested|
Added: 18.09.2019 21:18 | 14 views | 0 comments
Researchers have investigated how orthopedic surgeons make decisions regarding surgery, and how the decisions are related to how much of their work shift they have completed. The results show that a patient who meets the surgeon at the end of his or her shift is less likely to be scheduled for surgery.
|Life-saving surgery but not by a doctor|
Added: 18.09.2019 19:26 | 1 views | 0 comments
Seida Guadu performs an emergency Caesarean to try to save the lives of a baby and his mother.
|3D virtual reality models help yield better surgical outcomes|
Added: 18.09.2019 18:14 | 19 views | 0 comments
A new study has found that using three-dimensional virtual reality models to prepare for kidney tumor surgeries resulted in substantial improvements, including shorter operating times, less blood loss during surgery and a shorter stay in the hospital afterward.
|Study questions routine sleep studies to evaluate snoring in children|
Added: 18.09.2019 18:14 | 17 views | 0 comments
A new finding suggests that the pediatric sleep study -- used to diagnose pediatric sleep apnea and to measure improvement after surgery -- may be an unreliable predictor of who will benefit from having an adenotonsillectomy.
|Tailored 'cell sheets' to improve post-operative wound closing and healing|
Added: 18.09.2019 16:24 | 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.
|Aesthetics of skin cancer therapy may vary by treatment type|
Added: 18.09.2019 16:22 | 2 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.
|A new way of diagnosing and treating disease -- without cutting skin|
Added: 18.09.2019 16:22 | 0 views | 0 comments
Researchers have developed a specialized microscope that has the potential ability to both diagnose diseases that include skin cancer and perform incredibly precise surgery -- all without cutting skin.