Mayo Clinic decided to figure out why surgical mistakes are made and unearthed 628 human factors that cause them.
APIC evaluated more than 42,000 tweets about Ebola, only to find officials weren't the first to alert the public.
Researchers know antibiotics and other infection treatments affect the body's microbiome, but they were curious if this disruption could increase risk for Sepsis.
Making cancer treatments more gentle for kids has resulted in two things: increased survival rate and less long-term complications.
This technology could help physicians assess pain and lead to better, more timely pain management.
After bariatric surgery, patients turn to plastic surgeons for help with a new dilemma - excess skin.
An international study on how much pain medicine is given to patients and their pain levels found American patients got more medicine, yet felt the most pain.
While the side-effects of laughing gas were debated, a report says there's no reason for it to be banned from the operating room.
Nearly 300,000 women have partial mastectomies, but 20-40 percent have to have a second surgery to remove cancer cells found at the edge of where the tumor was removed.
While this is an option for youth, it's important to carefully select patients for this procedure, a surgeon said.
While robotic prosthetics have made advancements, researchers say the sensory aspects are lacking for patients.
Kidney biopsies can provide good information, but can only be done so many times. This option don't even puncture the organ.
A study found African Americans and European Americans typically need different dose sizes to achieve similar results.
The survival calculator, as researchers have started calling it, predicts post-op survival rates for cancer patients.
The World Health Organization unanimously agreed emergency and essential surgery and anesthesia are vital components of health coverage.