More cardiologists are switching to wrist-based angioplasty, a medical procedure that uses blood vessels in the forearm to remove blockages in heart arteries, according to study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Researchers stressed that better treatment compliance within the first two years post bladder cancer diagnosis could lead to reduced death rates and recurrences.
Kaiba has a rare birth defect called tracheobronchomalacia, which occurs when the walls of the airway are so weak, that they collapse when a person is breathing or coughing, cutting off a person's air supply.
A tiger underwent surgery to remove a giant hairball that was the size of a basketball.
Eighteen-year-old Zach Sobiech passed away today after a battle with osteosarcoma.
Though physicians removed M.C.'s penis, he identifies as male.
Researchers found no link between hysterectomies and an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
Actress, director and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie, opens up about her preventative double mastectomy.
A surgeon at Mount Sinai Medical Center, one of New York City’s most esteemed hospitals, has been summarily dismissed from his duties after it came to light that he removed the wrong kidney from a patient.
Paul Templer is now a successful motivational speaker and runs a foundation that supports children with disabilities and terminal illnesses in Michigan and in southern Africa.
A Japanese woman has spent around 10 million yen or $102,000 on more than 30 plastic surgery procedures to look like a living French doll.
Study reports that taking popular antidepressants, such as Prozac and Zoloft, before a surgery could pose dangerous health complications.
A St. Louis neurosurgeon has been accused of operating on the wrong side of a woman's skull and brain, leaving her unable speak properly or take care of herself.
Hannah Warren, who was born without a trachea, could not breathe through her mouth, eat or speak.
A Las Vegas man is now 132 pounds lighter after undergoing surgery to remove his huge scrotum.
If you are shopping around for a dentist, you are probably looking for someone who takes your insurance, has a great online reputation and a good standing with the Board of Dental Examiners. However, if you have a family you might be inclined to look for separate dentists for you and your kids. You may want to consider going to a family dentist. In addition to saving you time, a family dentist’s office can keep a history of your brood’s dental records in one place. A family dentist will also be able to provide many different services, so you will not have to run around from clinic to clinic when you have a problem with your teeth. Children will be able to see their parents getting treatment in the same office in which they will be treated. You and your kids will get to know the staff and feel comfortable with them.