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Numerous jobs linked to increased risk of knee osteoarthritis

Knee replacements are a huge burden on society and individuals from all walks of life. A major global systematic review has identified...

Global surgical guidelines drive cut in post-surgery deaths — study

International surgical guidelines launched today (24/3 US - 25/3 UK) will help to save thousands of lives in Low- and Middle-income Countries (LMIC) countries...

Nanostructured rubber-like material with optimal properties could replace human tissue

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have created a new, rubber-like material with a unique set of properties, which could act...

Mimicking cancer’s evasive tactics, microparticles show promise for transplant rejection

PITTSBURGH, March 13, 2020 - Inspired by a tactic cancer cells use to evade the immune system, University of Pittsburgh researchers have...

Solving obesity: Could manipulating microbes offer an alternative to weight loss...

Already considered a global epidemic, human obesity continues to be on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than...

Moving beyond ‘defensive medicine’

Doctors face tough choices during difficult childbirths -- often involving the decision of whether to perform a cesarean section operation. And in the background...

Reports of unprofessional behavior by surgeons and risk of complications for...

Bottom Line: This observational study looked at whether patients whose surgeons were more often reported by coworkers for unprofessional behavior were at greater risk...

Researchers question implanting IVC filters on prophylactic basis before bariatric surgery

(Philadelphia, PA) - There are currently more than 200,000 bariatric surgeries being performed in the United States each year according to estimates...

Study finds bleeding after minimally invasive pad treatments can increase risk...

Major bleeding occurs in about 4 percent of surgical procedures to treat blockages in the arteries of the lower leg and leads to an...

Rutgers scientist creates ‘virtual biopsy’ device to detect skin tumors

Using sound vibrations and pulses of near-infrared light, a Rutgers University scientist has developed a new "virtual biopsy" device that can quickly...