Social media is all about seeing and being seen, so it’s not surprising that the ubiquity and frequency of posts are fueling …
Tracking brain activity patterns may lead to better dosing and control of anesthesia.
A new study records for the first time what happens to brain cells when patients go under.
Increasingly, research finds that exposure to anesthesia in early childhood may have long-term effects on kids’ brain development.
A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal finds that uncircumcised boys have a higher risk of urinary tract infection (UTI) than circumcised boys, a condition that could lead to kidney damage and scarring if …
Why the mostly commonly performed bariatric surgery in the U.S. doubles patients’ risk for drinking problems, compared with a less severe weight-loss procedure
Studies suggest that liposuction causes a rebound in fat gain, but not necessarily back to the areas where you lost it.
A new study finds that using antibiotics as an initial treatment is safe, effective and can help some appendicitis patients avoid surgery.
In the first head-to-head studies comparing weight-loss surgery to medication for diabetes, surgery proved more effective in putting the disease in remission.
WARNING: Graphic images ahead. Don’t click on this if you’re squeamish. Houston doctors live-Tweet a 57-year-old patient’s double coronary artery bypass surgery, from beginning to end. Fascinating.
Most people get cosmetic surgery in hopes of turning back the clock. Now a study calculates exactly how many years some procedures help you shed.
A new study finds that children who have multiple surgeries early on have a higher risk of learning disabilities later.