Surgery

Surgery alternatives: Needle-free skincare that actually works

The products that freeze frown lines and plump lips<p>If Botox and fillers aren't for you, try these topical alternatives that work to plump, tone and …

Skin Care

Surgery Partners (SGRY) announces acquisition of National Surgical Healthcare - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by Surgery Partners, Inc. in conjunction with this event.<p>113<p>Click to enlarge

Health Care

​You Will Never Shower Barefoot at the Gym After You Read This

After many failed remedies and several months of pain, the unnamed man underwent skin graft surgery with fish scales. He’s two months removed from surgery and still another month away from being able to walk properly. A listener of Houston’s 94.5 The Buzz, the man anonymously sent his story and …

Home Remedies

Surgery 'should be option for obese kids'

Weight loss surgery on a child may be the only option in some cases but caution is needed, doctors and experts agree.<p>Brisbane-based surgeon Dr George …

Medicine

Browns Fourth-Round Pick Howard Wilson Suffers Broken Kneecap, Will Require Surgery

<b>BEREA (92.3 The Fan) –</b> The Browns suffered their first major casualty of the offseason Saturday when the team learned that fourth-round pick Howard …

NFL

Millions of health dollars wasted on useless surgery: researcher

Ontario is wasting almost $35 million a year on a knee surgery that doesn't work, says a McMaster University researcher.<p>Internist and PhD student Dr. …

Medicine

Surgery won’t help degenerative knee problems, experts say

(Reuters Health) - Surgery won’t cure chronic knee pain, “locking,” “clicking,” a torn meniscus, or other problems related to knee arthritis, according to a panel of international experts.<p>Every year, more than two million people with degenerative knee problems have arthroscopic surgery, in which a …

Pain

Arthroscopic Surgery Doesn't Help With Arthritis Knee Pain

An international panel of surgeons and patients has challenged the effectiveness of one of the most common orthopedic procedures and recommended strongly against the use of arthroscopic surgery for patients with degenerative knee problems.<p>The guidelines, published Wednesday in the journal <i>BMJ</i>, …

Pain

Royals promote Maness less than 9 months after UCL surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Kansas City Royals have promoted Seth Maness from Triple-A Omaha, less than nine months after the right-hander had …

Baseball

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Does Not Provide Lasting Relief, Panel Says

A group of international health experts says that fewer than 15 percent of patients feel an improvement in pain and function three months after the …

Pain

Latest Injury Updates on Key NFL Players

The 2017 NFL offseason is no longer young. Free agency is all but over, the draft is behind us, and organized team activities are just around the corner. We're now further removed from the Super Bowl than we are the start of the 2017 preseason schedule.<p>With actual football on the horizon, we …

NFL

With baseball watching, Maness returns to majors

Less than nine months after having an elbow surgery that could prove to be an alternative to Tommy John, former Cardinal added to KC's bullpen.

Baseball

Before, During, and After J-Pouch Surgery

The ileal pouch anal anastamosis (IPAA) procedure, commonly known as a J-Pouch procedure, is a complex surgical treatment for severe disease or …

Medicine

Tearing your pectoral muscle most likely means surgery

Q.I was working out in the gym and felt a pop in the front of my right shoulder. I had pain and noticed weakness bringing my arm across my body. I am …

Pain

GP surgery gets clean bill of health after snap inspection

A REGULATOR has given a GP surgery in Bradford the all-clear after anonymous concerns were raised specifically about its care and treatment of …

Health Care

‘What don’t you like about your breasts?’

“WHAT don’t you like about your breasts?” the plastic surgeon asked.<p>“Apart from the fact they’re trying to kill me?”<p>I’m sitting in the surgeon’s …

Cancer

My Story About Being On Obamacare and Medicaid And Why Both Were Awful

The End Of 2013 Through Today Has Been Awful For Me Medical Wise<p>A few days before Christmas of 2013, I herniated my L3-L4 and L4-L5 discs. I was …

Pain

Fattest man in the world prepares for surgery in Mexico

A Mexican who weighs more than half a ton gets ready to receive surgery to lose weight. Video provided by AFP Newslook

Mexico

World’s heaviest man to undergo surgery

In Mexico, the world’s reportedly heaviest man is finally set to undergo surgery.<p>Juan Pedro Franco, who once weighed nearly 600 kilos has spent most of the last six years confined to a bed. He will have a gastric bypass next week. (May 9)<p>The 32-year-old has already shed nearly 400 pounds over the …

European News

'World's fattest man' set to have surgery to halve his weight

A Mexican man who weighs more than half a ton, 595kg, is to undergo surgery to reduce his size.<p>Believed to be the heaviest man in the world, …

Lifestyle

This vet sang to a nervous dog before surgery, and this sweet act of kindness has us *so* emotional

Anyone who’s ever undergone surgery knows that it can be downright terrifying, but it really helps to have a friendly face by your side. Luckily, …

Pets

With $35k in surgery, man turns self into elf

Luis Padron, 25, has spent huge sums of money on cosmetic surgery in order to resemble an elf.<p>He has almost spent more than £25,000 on surgery …

Having surgery? Prep your immune system ahead of time

INDIANAPOLIS — Few people would dream of attempting a marathon without at least some training, yet most people head into surgery without preparing themselves for the experience.<p>An Indiana University Health doctor hopes to change that with a red bag.<p>The bag itself isn't what makes the difference but …

Medicine

Boy, 3, thrown out of doctors’ after buzzer started autistic ‘meltdown’

<b>An autistic three-year-old boy was thrown out of a GP surgery when the practice’s buzzer triggered a ‘meltdown’.</b><p>Tommy Coupland’s mum Zoe was asked to …

Autism

Dural Sac Tear - What You Need to Know to Stay Healthy and Pain Free

A dural tear, also known as a durotomy, is a complication of spine surgery in which the thin covering over the spinal cord (called dura mater) is …

Pain

Wareham Surgery bans advanced GP appointments

<b>A GP surgery in Dorset has stopped patients from booking advanced appointments due to a lack of doctors.</b><p>Wareham Surgery said its "revised system" comes after one GP went off on long-term sickness with a broken hip and another resigned in March.<p>It said a lack of response to a GP vacancy meant it …

Health Care

The Undertaker Is In New York, And He May Be Having Surgery Soon

Prior to WrestleMania 33, word had been going around that The Undertaker was feeling some serious pain, and that he was putting off some pretty major surgery. He underwent a hip surgery last year, but that was believed to be a stopgap procedure until the full operation could take place. Now that he …

Autistic three-year-old 'thrown out of GP surgery' after loud buzzer noise sparked 'meltdown'

A young mum claims her autistic toddler was thrown out of a GP surgery because he suffered a "meltdown" over a buzzer.<p>Zoe Coupland took her …

Autism

New robotic drill performs skull surgery 50 times faster

A robotic drill could perform your future surgery -- way, way faster than usual.<p>Researchers from the University of Utah have created an automated machine that can do a complicated cranial surgery 50 times faster than standard procedures. The team's approach reduces the surgery time from two …

Medicine

Chaffetz hurries back to vote on Obamacare replacement after surgery for pre-existing foot injury

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) rushed back to Congress from foot surgery covered under Obamacare to vote for a Republican replacement that would …

Health Care