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Free birth control reduces teen pregnancies and abortions

Teens who received free contraception and were educated about the pros and cons of various birth control methods were dramatically less likely to get pregnant, give birth or get an abortion...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Modern Methods Of Abortion Are Not Linked With An Increased Risk Of Preterm Birth

The link between previous termination of pregnancy (abortion) and preterm delivery in a subsequent pregnancy has disappeared over the last 20-30 years, according to a study of data from Scotland...  
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over 4 years ago
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Axillary lymph node evaluation performed frequently in ductal carcinoma in situ

Axillary lymph node evaluation is performed frequently in women with ductal carcinoma in situ breast cancer, despite recommendations generally against such an assessment procedure in women...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Many nursing home residents die, don't walk after lower extremity revascularization

Many nursing home residents who underwent lower extremity revascularization died, did not walk or had functional decline following the procedure, which is commonly used to treat leg pain...  
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over 4 years ago
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Scientists use innovative methods, new technology to increase HPV vaccinations in Florida

Even though a safe HPV vaccine is available that can prevent several types of cancer, less than half of American teens youth in the U.S. receive the vaccine.  
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over 4 years ago
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Twelve-year study suggests procedures to prevent cervical cancer do not affect fertility

Common surgical procedures used to diagnose and treat precancerous cervical lesions do not decrease women's chances of becoming pregnant, according to a study that followed nearly 100,000...  
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over 4 years ago
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New Mouse Model Could Lead To New Treatments And Prevention Strategies For Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate In Humans

Scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College used genetic methods to successfully repair cleft lips in mice embryos specially engineered for the study of cleft lip and cleft palate.  
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over 4 years ago
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Botox to improve smiles in children with facial paralysis

Injecting botulinum toxin A (known commercially as Botox) appears to be a safe procedure to improve smiles by restoring lip symmetry in children with facial paralysis, a condition they can be...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Google Glass shows promising uses in plastic surgery, reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Study describes first plastic surgery procedure performed using 'glass'The 'wearable technology' Google Glass has a wide range of possible applications in plastic...  
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over 4 years ago
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New research aims to refine increasingly popular plastic surgery procedures: Buttock augmentation and vaginal rejuvenation surgery

Two of the fastest-growing plastic surgery procedures are gluteoplasty or 'butt augmentation,' to improve the appearance of the buttocks; and labiaplasty to address cosmetic and functional...  
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over 4 years ago
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Newborn butterfly project non-surgically corrects infant ear deformities

A team of researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has improved a non-surgical procedure that safely and effectively corrects...  
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over 4 years ago
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Complications after thigh lift surgery common, but usually minor, reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Performed as part of body contouring procedures in patients with massive weight loss, a procedure called medial thigh lift carries a substantial risk of complications, reports a study in the...  
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over 4 years ago
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Virus found in sewage shows promise in treating dental procedure infections

The idea of using viruses to fight stubborn bacteria is revived in a study that shows one isolated from sewage may prevent E. faecalis infection following root canal procedures.  
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over 4 years ago
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Study shows how melligen cell line derived from human liver cells can reverse diabetes

A recently published paper in the scientific journal Molecular Therapy - Methods & Clinical Development puts the spotlight on novel research that has been done by a team at the...  
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over 4 years ago
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Prostate cancer patients given brachytherapy more likely to maintain erectile function

In approximately 50% of patients with prostate cancer, the use of permanent brachytherapy, a procedure where radioactive sources are placed inside the prostate, into or near to the tumour...  
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over 4 years ago
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Man with restored sight provides new insight into how vision develops

California man Mike May made international headlines in 2000 when his sight was restored by a pioneering stem cell procedure after 40 years of blindness.  
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over 4 years ago
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Novel therapeutic procedure helps stroke patient recover three-dimensional vision

Impaired vision is one of the most common consequences of a stroke. In rare cases, patients may even lose their ability to perceive depth.  
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over 4 years ago
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Symptom relief following non-endoscopic migraine surgery

A revised version of a surgical procedure to treat severe chronic migraine headaches led to significant symptom relief more than 90 percent of the time in patients treated at Massachusetts...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Physicians acknowledge ordering unnecessary tests often due to fear of unlikely diagnosis, malpractice

A survey of emergency physicians provides insight into reasons behind the estimated $210 billion spent annually on medically unnecessary tests and procedures.  
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over 4 years ago
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Study examines medical professional liability claims related to esophageal cancer screening

An analysis of liability claims related to esophageal cancer screening finds that the risks of claims arising from acts of commission (complications from screening procedure) as well as acts...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago