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.