The sports concussion crisis has fueled much research assessing concussion through imaging, behavioral evaluation or impact studies, but little to no research has combined these three modalities for...
Bloodless surgery is something of a misnomer. There’s bound to be bleeding, even when an operation is performed using minimally invasive techniques that require only small incisions. What bloodless...
It takes only a few hours to have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) placed in your chest. During the procedure, which may be performed under local anesthesia and a sedative, the...
During the past 25 years, as mounting research has demonstrated the efficacy of treating patients with means that go beyond a standard physician’s prescription, “integrative medicine” departments...
One night a patient got out of bed, fell and hit his head; the incident report that clinicians submitted through the hospital’s patient safety reporting system simply stated that the fall occurred...
For some newly diagnosed cancer patients, whether they will be able to have children after treatment is the furthest question from their minds—until the risks of therapy bring it front-and-center. In...
Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that affects balance and hearing. An estimated 615,000 people in the United States have the condition, and more than 45,000 new cases are diagnosed...
The impact of the nation’s obesity epidemic is felt in nearly all areas of medicine, including reproductive healthcare. Overweight is defined as a BMI (body mass index) between 25 and 29 kg/m and...
Two decades ago, patients suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) had no medical treatment options and death was frequently imminent. Today, there is an arsenal of FDA-approved and...
“Since the 1990s, the emphasis has been on trying to get the best possible vision without glasses, both from better surgery and the type of lens we implant.”

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