Treatments & Techniques
Surgical and nonsurgical treatments offer similar functional outcomes for elderly patients with two-part proximal humerus fractures, according to a multinational research group.
Young patients with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) — a subtype of transverse myelitis — regained arm function after undergoing nerve transfer surgery, according to the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS).
Most patients with AFM...
Worldwide, nothing kills more people than cardiovascular disease, which causes approximately one-third of all deaths. The statistics below tell part of that story.
Observational studies have linked proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to a litany of health conditions. A recent randomized controlled trial undermines many of those associations, finding PPIs to be largely safe to use for at least three years.
New research finds that following bariatric surgery, severely obese adolescents are more likely than their adult counterparts to experience complete remission of key comorbidities.
Volumetric multispectral optoacoustic tomography (MSOT) could foster accurate characterization of the makeup of arterial plaque in real time, according to scientists.
As NASA prepares to send astronauts to Mars sometime in the 2030s, scientists are using the concepts behind precision medicine to develop a way to predict and prevent medical conditions during space missions.
Radiologists transitioned from reading 2D mammograms to reading 3D mammograms rapidly and with enhanced accuracy, according to a study in Radiology.
Clinicians making the transition to 3D mammography, or digital breast tomosynthesis, needed...
The combined magnitude of innovation’s impact on medicine sometimes hides behind the patchwork of advances in different areas of healthcare technology.
Among the 35 percent of pancreatic cancer patients whose tumors have begun spreading into surrounding blood vessels and are often deemed inoperable, life-extending surgery may in fact be possible, according to a study published in Annals of Surgery.
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