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2 hrs ago | Information Technology

Los Angeles Medical Team Performs California's First Auditory...

A Los Angeles team of scientists and surgeons from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California , Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Huntington Medical Research Institutes reported that sound registered in the brain of a deaf Canadian boy for the first time after doctors activated a hearing device that had been surgically implanted in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Southern California, CPU, Science / Technology, Food and Drug Administration, Otolaryngology, Audiology

6 hrs ago | Health News Digest

Simultaneous Breast Augmentation and Mastopexy is Safe and Effective

Marina del Rey, CA - July 22, 2014 - With a skilled surgeon and proper patient selection, the combined augmentation Mastopexy procedure can be safe and effective, reports Grant Stevens, MD, FACS, et al., in Aesthetic Surgery Journal 723-732).

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Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Enlargement, Plastic Surgery

10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Richmond Plastic Surgeon Employs Personalized Approach to Facial Plastic Surgery

Dr. Steven Montante, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Richmond , provides each patient at Richmond Aesthetic Surgery with a consultation and treatment that is unique to their individual needs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery

11 hrs ago | SFGate

Cosmetic Surgery Regret Is On The Rise

The demand for revision surgeries is at an all time high, according to some surgeons whose waiting rooms are filled with patients who seek out their special expertise and aesthetic judgment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Facelifts, Business News

16 hrs ago | Health News Digest

Is Breast Implant Removal Right for You?

Fresh Meadows, NY, July 2014 - Getting breast implants is a choice, but deciding to have them removed may be completely optional or due to medical necessity.

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Related Topix: Fresh-Meadows, NY, Medicine, Dermatology, Plastic Surgery

20 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Straightening Sisay's Spine: A Twist Of Fate Saves A Boy's Life

One dewy morning back in May 2013, a dozen children gathered in an elementary school courtyard to play soccer in Addis Ababa.

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Related Topix: Back Pain, Health, Twist of Fate, Entertainment, Television, Family, Kids, World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

AndhraNews

Plastic Surgeon Christopher Knotts, M.D. Aims to Bring Brazil to...

Christopher Knotts, M.D., the newest plastic surgeon at the Austin-Weston Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Reston, VA, has a goal: to make the Brazilian Butt Lift as much of a household name as the Brazil-hosted World Cup.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Reston, VA, Dulles, VA

Vancouver Sun

Robot 'deleted' techie's cancerous tumour

TransLink is warning passengers to make other transportation arrangements after SkyTrain has been shut down on the Expo and Millennium lines, due to a technical problem.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Canada, North America, World News, Esophageal Cancer, Health

Washington University in St. Louis

O'Keefe named new head of orthopaedic surgery

Regis James O'Keefe, MD, PhD, has been named head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Orthopaedic Surgery, Oncology, University of Rochester, Genetics, Medicine, Arthritis

Business Journal

West Valley Hospital gets Level I trauma status

West Valley Hospital opened its Level I Trauma Center today, bringing 24-hour emergency care and advanced treatment options for a variety of traumatic injuries to the West Valley.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Business Journal

West Valley Hospital gets Level I trauma status

West Valley Hospital opened its Level I Trauma Center today, bringing 24-hour emergency care and advanced treatment options for a variety of traumatic injuries to the West Valley.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

UNMC, UNL Receive $1.4 Million Grant for Work in Robotic Surgery

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have received a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Army to continue work on robotic telesurgery research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Nebraska Lincoln, US Military, US Army, Science / Technology, Robots

Beckers ASC Review

6 Surgery Centers Making the News

The following are six surgery centers that have made the news locally, at the state level or nationally in the past two weeks.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Beckers ASC Review

7 Statistics on General Surgeon Payment Models

The Medscape General Surgeon Compensation Report 2014 details whether general surgeons are planning on participating in new payment models and how they'll handle Medicare patients in the future.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Nerve News

Hubble telescope inspired tech helps restore eyesight

NASA's telescopes are not just helping us look into the dark deep universe but have inspired surgeons to restore the eyesight of the elderly.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Science / Technology, Space

Customer Interaction Solutions

Surgeons of the University Hospital Essen Complete World's First...

Leading surgeons of the Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic at the University Hospital Essen completed the world's first robotic-assisted cancer procedures with the Medrobotics' Flex System.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Science / Technology, Robots

Sun Jul 20, 2014

People

Botched Recap: Happiness Is a Nose Job

This week's episode of Botched introduces us to our future reality show obsession, a Madonna impersonator and a woman whose botched surgery made her look like Miss Piggy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery

The Advocate

Strides in joint replacement techniques are helping more to improve their lives

After retiring, Dutruch's left hip constantly reminded him of the regular contact he made with bulls in the arena.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hip Replacement, Health, Knee Replacement

The Town Talk

Roach: Rotator cuff and stem-cell treatment

Dear Dr. Roach: Would you please address stem-cell treatment for a torn rotator cuff? My son is facing his second surgery for this problem and is considering stem-cell treatment instead.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Drink, Coffee

Sunherald.com

After transplant, Md. woman finds chance at life

She clutched her red Gatorade bottle, stepping out of the 90-degree heat and into the air-conditioned lobby of a building on the campus of St. John Catholic Church.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Knitting, Medicine, MedStarGeorgetown University Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

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