Severe condition that required extreme measures originated from mundane injury
Deborah Cohan, an obstetrician and gynecologist in San Francisco, took a moment to get pumped up with the surgical team about to operate on her by dancing to Beyonce before her double mastectomy on Tuesday.
A new study finds that organs from paid donors are less costly than dialysis and could improve patient outcomes. But it does not address ethical concerns or the potential for abuse of the system
Seeding fat grafts with stem cells could improve reconstructive surgery results.
Wireless activity trackers may do more than log how many steps you take. Doctors are turning to them to understand which factors help patients recover faster from surgery.
Told he should go home and prepare to die, Atlanta teen is now on the transplant list.
Social media is all about seeing and being seen, so it’s not surprising that the ubiquity and frequency of posts are fueling our vanity.
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.