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How Clean Is Too Clean?

April 4, 2013 12:00 pm | by NBC News | Comments

How clean is too clean? Dr. Keri Peterson talks about the ant-bacterial and anti-microbial products we use that could be blocking the germs are body actually needs.


Scientists Work Toward Creating Human Issue Using 3D Printers

April 4, 2013 10:52 am | by CBS News | Comments

Imagine being able to make a liver to use for a transplant using a 3D printer. Scientists in Edinburgh, Scotland, are one step closer to being able to create human tissue using a 3D printer, with stem cells as "ink."


Reverse Radial Forearm Flap For Invasive Cancer Of The Hand

April 4, 2013 10:26 am | by YouTube | Comments

This is an example of a reverse radial forearm flap to the hand for coverage following the resection of an invasive cancer.


Child Heart Surgery Suspended At England Hospital

April 4, 2013 10:11 am | by YouTube | Comments

Children's heart surgery has been suspended at a hospital in Leeds because of concerns about the number of deaths there. The medical director of the NHS in England Sir Bruce Keogh said there was "clear blue water" between the death rate at Leeds General Infirmary and other hospitals.

Apps Help Ease Surgery Anxiety

April 4, 2013 9:50 am | by NBC News | Comments

With the help of mobile apps and cameras, some doctors are helping their patients get through surgeeries with less anxiety by giving them a preview of what they'll face.


The Digital Heart Doc

March 27, 2013 4:44 pm | by CNN | Comments

Patients want access to their own data. They want to learn and be better at assessing their own needs and driving better outcomes. Dr. Leslie Saxon, the chief of the cardiovascular medical division at USC, is trying to spark a wireless revolution to accomplish that goal.

The Push To Repeal The Medical Device Task

March 27, 2013 4:27 pm | by Youtube | Comments

Mark Dobson IOM, President and CEO of Warsaw Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce, sheds some light on the push to repeal a tax targeting medical devices.

We're Covered In Germs, So Let's Design For That

March 27, 2013 2:06 pm | by TED | Comments

Our bodies and environments are covered in microbes -- some good for us, some bad for us. As we learn more about the germs and microbes who share our living spaces, Jessica Green asks: Can we design buildings and facilities that encourage happy, healthy microbial environments? Think of how this can impact how hospitals and other medical facilities are designed and constructed.


Smartphone App A Useful Surgical Training Tool

March 27, 2013 1:47 pm | by YouTube | Comments

Four surgeons recently came up with the idea for a surgery app. Launched six months ago, the app allows trainees to train for a procedure prior to going into the operating room for the first time.


Doctors Working Less Leads To More Hours

March 27, 2013 1:28 pm | by CBS News | Comments

A rule that keeps young doctors from working around the clock may be backfiring. Here's a look at two new studies that say the changes are leading to more errors.


New Transplant Procedure Keeps Lungs 'Breathing' Outside Body

March 21, 2013 11:10 am | by NBC News | Comments

A revolutionary surgery at UCLA may change the way the medical community performs transplants. The procedure involves keeping transplant lungs "breathing" outside the body.


Eight-Year Kidney Transplant Wait Ends For Indiana Boy

March 21, 2013 10:57 am | by ABC News | Comments

Blake Laudenber has polycystic kidney disease and has been on dialysis since he was 3 weeks old. However, a recent kidney transplant has given him a new lease on life.


New MIS Surgery Treats Irregular Heartbeat

March 21, 2013 10:40 am | by YouTube | Comments

Dr. Rafael Squitieri, MD and Albert DiMeo , MD have pioneered a new minimally invasive surgery to treat an irregular or rapid heartbeat.


Doctors Struggle To Contain 'Nightmare' Bacteria

March 21, 2013 10:20 am | by ABC News | Comments

Doctors are trying to contain a new form of bacteria that antibiotics don't reach. Even the Center for Disease Control has referred to the situation as a "nightmare." Dr. Richard Besser has the details on this bug.


Study: Hospitals Get Low Safety Scores

March 21, 2013 10:10 am | by CBS News | Comments

A new Consumer Reports study rates hospitals with a safety score and most are not making the grade. Dr. John Santa, director of the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center, talks to Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell about the scores.



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