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Failure to reattach

Rapper Andre "Christ Bearer" Johnson reportedly amputated his own penis before jumping off a building in an apparent suicide attempt on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Northstar, Rap, Cedars Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Evidence-Based Surgery

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World News Report

Rhode Island Plastic Surgeon Scheduled to Teach Two Courses at 2014 ASAPS Conference

Hosted by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery , the conference is set to take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA from April 24th - 29th.


Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, San Francisco, CA

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Washington doctors create cancer-seeing gogglesWashington doctors...

The glasses are a lot like Google Glass, but instead of seeing the internet, surgeons can see lit up cancer cells.


Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Health

Rosie O'Donnell flaunts 50-pound weight loss after gastric sleeve surgery

Rosie O'Donnell has lost 50 pounds since undergoing gastric sleeve surgery in July 2013, and has never felt better, Us reported Thursday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Dieting

Mayo Clinic technique improves outlook for breast cancer surgeries

On April 9, it released the latest evidence - research showing that a novel technique improves outcomes for women with breast cancer, the nation's No.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Pathology, Oncology

Hispanic Business

CIBOR center at Wichita State seeks partners to make its composite medical devices

CIBOR was started in 2009 as a partnership between and WSU with the goal to develop and commercialize bioscience and medical products.


Related Topix: Medicine, Science / Technology, Inventions

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

FDA warns against procedure to remove uterine growths; says it could spread hidden cancer

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the rare step of urging doctors to stop performing a surgical procedure used on tens of thousands of woman each year to remove uterine growths, saying the practice risks spreading hidden cancers within a woman's body.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uterine Cancer, Health, Sarcoma

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

N.S. injects $4.2m into effort to cut wait times

Nova Scotia Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine said Thursday the province will spend $4.2 million to try to reduce the wait times for foot and ankle surgeries.


Related Topix: Medicine, Canada,

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

The ins and outs of hip replacement

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure performed when an individual has pain coming from the hip joint that is severely changing his or her life style.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic)

Business Journal

Austin hospital first to use new robot for minimally invasive surgery

This week the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at St. David's North Austin Medical Center became the first facility in the world to use an advanced surgical robot.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Startups, Intuitive Surgical

Oral Surgery Specialists Reveal Long-Term Dangers of Delaying Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Provo, Utah, United States / ACCESSWIRE / April 16th, 2014 / For many people, maintaining regular dental visits without the urgency of a major issue or severe pain forcing them in is oftentimes difficult due to busy schedules, or the cost and anxiety associated with oral procedures.


Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health, Medicine, Provo, UT, Dentistry

Sys-Con Media

Neurosurgery journal published study reinforces value of high-field iMRI

Conducted using an IMRIS VISIUSA Surgical Theatre, the study retrospectively reviewed use of high-field 1.5T iMRI on the extent of resection of enhancing and non-enhancing gliomas in 104 surgical cases.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Indian Express

Soon, Google Glass to assist surgeons

Researchers obtained a Glass device through Google's Explorer Programme and have tested its applicability in their daily paediatric surgical practice.


Related Topix: WebMD, Medicine, CPU, Science / Technology

Cape Cod Times

Replacement surgery can be done on ankles, too

"We can and do" replace ankles, says Dr. Steven Weinfeld, an orthopedic surgeon and chief of the foot and ankle service at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arthritis

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Wash U doctors create cancer-seeing goggles

The glasses are a lot like Google Glass, but instead of seeing the internet, surgeons can see lit up cancer cells.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Vail Daily News

Vail-Summit Orthopaedics announces departure of spine surgeon

Vail-Summit Orthopaedics announced this week spine surgeon Dr. Greg Poulter is leaving the practice in June to pursue a new career opportunity with OrthoIndy, a large orthopedic group located in Indianapolis.


Related Topix: Vail, CO, Medicine

The Press-Enterprise

MURRIETA: Hospital hits surgical milestone

The machine and the team that performed the 300th da Vinci surgical procedure at a Murrieta hospital.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Papillion Times

New treatment offers a less invasive option to repair bulging aortas

Surgeons Matt Longo, left, and Jason MacTaggart insert a fenestrated stent graft on Friday into 76-year-old Sayre Andersen of Wayne, Neb., at the Nebraska Medical Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Wayne, NE

Daily Mail

Businessman Malcolm Green bled to death after waiting Five Hours for emergency surgery

A millionaire businessman bled to death after waiting five hours for surgery at a hospital run by the scandal-hit NHS in Wales.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, World News, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales,