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Patients actually need only 43 percent of the opioid pain medications they are generally prescribed and that surgeons can reduce the amount of narcotics patients usually receive after some surgeries.
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While there are a number of studies showing that sleeve gastrectomy is safe and effective, very few look at specific surgical techniques used in this procedure in relation to complications.
by American College of Surgeons
9.28.2016
9:57am
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KCNC-TV covers minimally invasive methods being employed at Kaiser Permanente Colorado.
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9.28.2016
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The goal was to prevent the child from inheriting a fatal genetic disease from his mother, who had previously lost two children to the illness.
by Malcolm Ritter, AP Science Writer
9.28.2016
9:29am
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A key take-away from ECRI Institute's research is that most, if not all, wrong-patient errors are preventable.
by ECRI Institute
9.27.2016
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Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine are recommending a new method to help determine when surgery is needed.
by University of Missouri School of Medicine
9.27.2016
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These implants feature optimal teeth patterns on the superior and inferior surfaces to limit migration.
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9.27.2016
8:58am
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The Ahead 300 provides a multi-modal device of clinically relevant measures, offering clinicians a comprehensive panel of data to assist in their diagnosis of the full spectrum of TBI, including concussion.
by BrainScope Company, Inc.
9.27.2016
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Houston television station reports on allegations set forth by local patients and their lawyer.
by KPRC-TV
9.27.2016
7:09am
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It is estimated that up to $1 billion each year would go to “improved payments” for Medi-Cal health care services.
by Pauline Bartolone, Kaiser Health News
9.26.2016
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Sarah Gray embarked on an unusual journey to find out, revealing a side of science laymen seldom glimpse.
by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer
9.26.2016
11:03am
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The Roberts Collaborative for Genetics and Individualized Medicine will accelerate research being conducted into fields including inherited disorders, mitochondrial disease, cancer, and autism.
by Associated Press
9.26.2016
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The goal is to "cure, prevent, or manage all disease" in the next 80 or so years, a timeframe the 30-something couple are unlikely to live to see.
by Barbara Ortutatay, AP Technology Writer
9.22.2016
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Hundreds of internal documents shed new light on how drugmakers and their allies shaped the national response to the ongoing wave of prescription opioid abuse.
by Matthew Perrone and Ben Wieder, Associated Press and The Center For Public Integrity
9.22.2016
12:22pm
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The LOTUS Edge valve system is indicated for aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis who are considered at high risk for surgical valve replacement.
by Boston Scientific
9.22.2016
12:12pm
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The hospital, now under construction in suburban Aurora, is expected to cost around $1.7 billion, nearly triple the 2014 estimate.
by Dan Elliott, Associated Press
9.22.2016
12:06pm
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In the talc and ovarian cancer litigation, this philosophical battle will continue to develop.
by Joseph J. Weller
9.22.2016
12:04pm
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Terry Norchi, one of three founders of the company, says its AC5 Hemostatic Devices will rely on self-assembling peptides to deliver a totally new approach to controlling bleeding and fluid loss.
9.22.2016
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The industry and its allies spent more than $880 million nationwide on lobbying and campaign contributions from 2006 through 2015.
by Geoff Mulvihill, Liz Essley Whyte, and Ben Wieder, Associated Press and Center For Public Integrity
9.22.2016
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The new system has two working channels that enable therapeutic access using standard tools, such as snares and forceps, to take biopsies or perform polypectomies.
by GI View Ltd.
9.22.2016
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Gap plans, used to cover out-of-pocket expenses like high deductibles, are becoming increasingly popular among consumers and businesses.
by Bram Sable-Smith, Side Effects Public Media
9.22.2016
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Abbott Laboratories executives expressed that the sale is part of an ongoing effort to streamline their offerings.
9.20.2016
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TransOral Robotic Surgery offers patients an option to remove certain head and neck cancer tumors without visible scarring, while preserving speech and the ability to eat.
by Henry Ford Health System
9.20.2016
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This approval allows the company to begin enrolling patients in the pivotal study of its novel Chocolate Touch drug-coated balloon.
by QT Vascular Ltd.
9.20.2016
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The Massachusetts appeals court found that the jury was presented with an "incomplete picture" prior to its verdict in favor of Boston Scientific Corp.
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The federal government is considering a regulatory change that would again criminalize payments in exchange for bone-marrow transplants.
by Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
9.20.2016
9:41am
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The OtoLase solution is a combination of reusable fiber and handpieces with different single-use tips, allowing for smooth, individualized, and cost effective operation of varied pathologies in the middle ear.
by Lumenis Ltd.
9.20.2016
8:28am
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NanOss Bioactive bone void filler is an advanced bone graft substitute composed of nano-structured hydroxyapatite granules and an open structured engineered collagen carrier.
by RTI Surgical
9.20.2016
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A retired ER doc who is now on the board of the Marin Healthcare District, Dr. Larry Bedard is lobbying to allow patients at Marin General Hospital in northern California to openly use medical cannabis.
9.19.2016
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One analysis of 400 studies involving a variety of diseases found 30 percent hadn't disclosed results within four years of completion.
by The Associated Press
9.19.2016
9:35am
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The new logistics program is designed to simplify product packaging, reduce shipping costs, and build sustainability.
by OIA Global
9.19.2016
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Based on the polyester band platform, Jazz Lock simplifies the surgical procedure by replacing the locking screw and connecting rod with an innovative locking system.
by Implanet
9.19.2016
8:31am
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Susan Khalil, MD, shares insights on developing mentorship approaches that lead to better balance and improved patient care.
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The state paid Oracle $240 million to create its Cover Oregon website but ultimately abandoned the site and joined the federal exchange to comply with the Affordable Care Act.
by Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
9.16.2016
9:26am
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