Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking
before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of
complications after surgery, a new study suggests.
'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The time, money and
pain spent on a facelift may be worth it, a small, new study
Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Heart surgery
patients taking statins should keep taking those
cholesterol-lowering drugs, even on the day of their operation,
because doing so may improve their chances of survival, a new study
Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who go
straight home from the hospital following hip or knee replacement
surgery recover as well as, or better than, those who first go to a
rehabilitation center, new research indicates.
Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S.
MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with cystic
fibrosis are living longer than ever, but those in Canada live
nearly 10 years longer than those in the United States, a new study
Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids
MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Survival rates for
children who get kidney transplants have improved significantly
over the last half-century, a new study finds.
Less-Invasive Fibroid Treatment May Be 'Under-Used'
MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A minimally invasive
procedure for uterine fibroids may be "under-used" in U.S.
hospitals, compared with surgery, a new study suggests.
With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans are Reshaping Their Bodies
THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- From face-lifts to
fat grafts, Americans are increasingly turning to cosmetic
procedures to look their best.
Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages
THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People of all ages
seem to benefit from surgery for a slipped or bulging ("herniated")
disk in the lower back, a new study suggests.
Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's more
evidence that obese patients with type 2 diabetes can control the
disease better with weight-loss surgery, compared to medication