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The system provides means for physicians to interactively examine images derived from CT and MR data.
7.28.2016
9:31am
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California Representative Ted Lieu suggests Olympus Corp. officials should be compelled to testify before Congress over failure to alert hospitals about compromised duodenoscopes.
by Chad Terhune, Kaiser Health News
7.28.2016
9:16am
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The first randomized controlled trial to directly compare robotic surgery with open surgery for patients with localized prostate cancer finds that robotic and open surgery achieve similar results in terms of key quality of life indicators at three months.
by The Lancet
7.28.2016
8:54am
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If the factor proves effective in humans, it could potentially provide a quick-acting countermeasure for surgery patients and others vulnerable to serious bleeding as a result of new blood-thinning drugs.
by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
7.28.2016
8:50am
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At one point, the "new ligament" was touted as a discovery that would revolutionize ACL surgery.
7.27.2016
9:59am
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A push through social media and online apps could soon help shrink the gap between willing donors and those waiting for a life-saving organ.
7.27.2016
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Backed by online support groups, and some new studies, families of children with severe birth defects considered "incompatible with life" are increasingly likely to seek aggressive and ongoing medical options.
by Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer
7.27.2016
8:14am
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The ALS Association says a paper published this week in the journal Nature Genetics reveals Project MinE researchers have identified the NEK1 gene's connection to ALS.
by Associated Press
7.27.2016
7:53am
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The policy will officially be phased in over a five-year period, but HHS officials said that about one-quarter of the nation's metro areas will see it take effect next July.
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7.26.2016
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Analysis of data from thousands of patients reveals ways people can prepare their bodies to reduce the risk of postoperative pneumonia, the most prevalent infection after open-heart surgery.
by University of Michigan Health System
7.26.2016
9:51am
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Many years after the surgery, Jeff Kepner tells Time the hands never worked and have become a burden.
7.26.2016
9:28am
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An EU clinical study data demonstrated a trend in leakage reduction with more than twice the number of leaks occurring in patients with standard treatment compared to LifeSeal treated patients.
by LifeBond
7.26.2016
9:15am
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RxArt's simple mission is to help children heal through the power of art by taking their mind off their surroundings, even for just a little while.
by Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press
7.26.2016
9:08am
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The lightweight device is equipped with a 2.0 megapixel camera and anti-fog lens.
7.26.2016
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He is the second person to receive a hand transplant at a specialist unit at the Leeds General Infirmary and the first to have both hands replaced.
by Associated Press
7.25.2016
9:39am
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A research letter published in JAMA Psychiatry found Medicare beneficiaries had the highest and most rapidly growing rate of opioid use disorder.
by Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News
7.25.2016
9:19am
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The survey is the first to focus on the actual behavior and not just the attitudes of US physicians when it comes to rationing medical services.
by Springer
7.25.2016
9:08am
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The system features the company’s proprietary Variable Angle Locking technology.
7.25.2016
9:04am
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Nearly half will be rated as average, and hospitals that serve the poor will not score as well overall as will other hospitals, according to government figures released last week.
by Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
7.25.2016
9:02am
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In order to improve the odds of a successful surgery, doctors practiced the complicated procedures on a rubbery, 3D-printed replica of thee baby's heart.
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7.22.2016
9:31am
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New research finds that the act of disclosure, combined with stress from the procedure gone wrong, can be an anxious experience for some doctors — and more training is needed to help them engage in these difficult conversations.
by Zhai Yun Tan, Kaiser Health News
7.22.2016
9:17am
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The alloy is three to four times harder than most steels and four times harder than pure titanium.
by Rice University
7.22.2016
9:10am
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A multicenter team of researchers has identified a panel of genes which can help predict whether a transplanted kidney will later develop fibrosis. 
by The Mount Sinai Hospital/Mount Sinai School of Medicine
7.22.2016
9:04am
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Taken together, the items in the kit help identify those patients who are most prone to falls during transport in the hospital and also provide tools to increase their safety.
7.22.2016
7:27am
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The technique, using PET scans, is highly experimental but it raises the possibility of one day monitoring synapse function in some common diseases.
by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer
7.21.2016
9:35am
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Tested with orthopedic surgery patients, the tool is being further refined to engage patients who are having other types of operations, such as cardiothoracic, colorectal, and trauma-related procedures.
by American College of Surgeons
7.21.2016
9:14am
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According to Abbott, the Tecnis Symfony lenses are the only lenses in the United States that provide a full range of continuous high-quality vision following cataract surgery.
by Abbott
7.21.2016
9:10am
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I had one big question burning in my mind: “How can I enable our customers to reap the same benefits we did as an in house team while still ensuring robust commercial support?”
by Paul Jackson, Ideagen
7.21.2016
9:03am
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The laser they have developed converts energy into radiation with an efficiency of more than 50%, while other types of solid state lasers have an average efficiency of approximately 20%.
by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
7.21.2016
8:21am
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Among the innovations that come with the procedure built around the Harpoon TSD-5 is the ability to perform the surgery without stopping the heart’s beating.
7.20.2016
10:13am
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The measures taken at a Canadian hospital demonstrate the patient safety benefit from fewer trips in and out of the surgical suite during a procedure.
by American College Of Surgeons
7.20.2016
9:44am
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The Prestige LP Disc is Medtronic's third clinically-proven artificial cervical disc and its first to be determined safe and effective for both one- and two-level procedures.
7.20.2016
9:34am
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The same study found that team training can also reduce medical errors by 19 percent.
by Rice University
7.20.2016
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The Vice channel Motherboard visited a lab trying to patch vulnerabilities in teleoperated surgical robots and found out how bad it would be if a hacker took control.
by Motherboard
7.20.2016
8:49am
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The popular app is inspiring people to exercise, but many healthcare facilities see the game as a growing nuisance.
7.19.2016
9:40am
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MIT researchers call their experiment an "origami robot" because the accordion-shaped gadget gets folded up and frozen into an ice capsule before being swallowed.
by Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
7.19.2016
9:23am
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The research suggests that the thread-based diagnostic platform could be an effective substrate for a new generation of implantable diagnostic devices and smart wearable systems.
by Tufts University
7.19.2016
9:14am
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The mouse-model study suggests the most common genetic mutation associated with ALS plays an important role in not only the nervous system, but also the blood and immune systems.
by Harvard Medical School
7.19.2016
9:07am
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Improving the processes of ordering, transporting, and storing blood can save millions of dollars and drastically reduce blood wastage.
by American College of Surgeons
7.19.2016
9:05am
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The only implant in the U.S. market that utilizes ultrasonic energy to liquefy and flow into cancellous bone is now available nationwide for suture or tissue fixation in foot, ankle, knee, hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder open procedures.
7.18.2016
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