GP surgery in lock-down over suspected coronavirus case

GP surgery in lock-down over suspected coronavirus case as two MPs go into ‘self-isolation’ after conference attended by patient and Channel 4 employee is escorted out by medics in Hazmat suits Kingston Crescent Surgery in Portsmouth closed following suspected case Labour MPs Lilian Greenwood and Alex Sobel revealed their decisions on Twitter Virus-carrier was one of 250 delegates at the […]

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Individualized physical therapy reduces incontinence, pain in men after prostate surgery

For decades, therapy to strengthen pelvic muscles has been the standard treatment for men dealing with urinary incontinence after prostate surgery. But a new study from UT Southwestern’s Departments of Urology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation suggests that may not be the best approach. The study examined records from post-prostatectomy patients with stress urinary incontinence—meaning loss of bladder control while […]

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Trans teen who began transitioning at four is having gender reassignment surgery

16-year-old Trinity Neal, from Delaware, U.S, knew that she was living in the wrong body before she had even started primary school. Born male, Trinty would dress up in her mum’s clothes and adamantly express that she was a girl. Trinity was then taken to a specialist child therapist who confirmed that she had body dysphoria, but by then Trinity’s […]

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Is LASIK Surgery Safe? A Former FDA Adviser Raises Doubts—But Here's What Eye Docs Have to Say

Millions of Americans have had LASIK eye surgery to correct their vision, but a retired adviser who was on the FDA committee that approved the procedure in 1996 is calling for it to be banned. According to Morris Waxler, PhD, LASIK has left many people with bad vision, and even driven some to suicide. “Essentially we ignored the data on […]

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All surgery, even small procedures, are dangerous for frail patients

There’s no such thing as a low-risk operation for frail patients: Even simple procedures such as fixing cataracts or repairing hernias are dangerous, study warns Mortality is higher in frail patients than previously thought, researchers said Almost 12% of frail patients had died after low-risk surgery within thirty days In comparison, 0.22 per cent of strong patients had died in […]

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Red LED lights for acne could prevent scarring after surgery

Red LED lights used to treat acne could prevent scarring after surgery by slowing down collagen production, say researchers Researchers leading trial say that if effective it could ‘revolutionise’ scarring  Scars are a natural response to tissue damage as fibroblasts form to seal skin Red light is thought to slow down the formation of fibroblasts and so collagen  Device tested by doctors […]

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Anesthesia for breast cancer surgery has no influence on risk of tumor recurrence

One of the largest global studies in the field of anesthesia, in which the MedUni Vienna has participated, showed that, following curative breast cancer surgery under regional anesthesia, the risk of recurrence was not reduced in comparison to general anesthesia with opioids. These data disprove the assumption that anesthesia might have a negative impact on breast cancer recurrence. The results […]

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Man’s foot severed in horrific motorcycle crash reattached during 7-hour surgery

Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 19 Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 19 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES BELOW  A man whose left foot was completely severed from his leg during a horrific motorcycle crash will not lose the appendage thanks to doctors who worked tirelessly to reattach it. Karan Sharma, […]

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