It's okay to chew gum while fasting before surgery, according to a new study.
An increasing number of breast cancer patients in the United States are having breast reconstruction surgery immediately after mastectomy, according to a new study.
Although all three common treatment options for varicose veins lead to similar results, a new study found that laser ablation therapy is still the preferred choice due to its low risk of minor complications.
According to a new study, patients with oropharyngeal cancer that have achieved complete response after undergoing radiation therapy do not need neck surgery for lumps.
A three-year-old Great Dane had 43 1/2 socks removed from his stomach.
Researchers from a new study, concluded that antidepressants have the potential of becoming an effective treatment option for patients dealing with postoperative pain.
In a new study, a team of researchers discovered that even though arthroscopic knee surgery is performed for degenerative meniscus tears, the procedure might not have any beneficial effects for these middle-aged and older patients with mild or no osteoarthritis.
Cosmetic eyelid surgery that involves specific nerves may do more than just improving looks. According to a new study, the surgery might provide migraine relief for some.
According to a new study, researchers found that prohibiting the nerves from sending signals via surgery or Botox could potentially slow down the progression of stomach cancer.
A new study found that patients without insurance and patients with federal health insurance were more likely to die from their cancer.
In a new study, researchers set out to see if an outreach campaign could raise awareness and improve organ donation numbers and discovered that the campaign increased the consent rates for Hispanic Americans.
In the last ten years, larger number of patients, age 80 and older had elective orthopedic surgery. These surgeries are generally safe with mortality rates decreasing for total hip and total knee replacement, according to a new study.
Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands can effectively control the disease for 10 years, according to a new study
Present guidelines doesn't differentiate between aspirin and more potent blood thinners for protecting against blood clots in patients who undergo major orthopedic operations. As a result the decision has to be taken by the individual clinicians.
A new study found that physicians are more likely than people from the general public to be registered organ donors.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.