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Channel 5 viewers applaud surgeons who conducted open heart surgery live on air
GRAPHIC CONTENT: The first episode of Operation Live aired last night and London heart surgeon Kulvinder Lall performed an aortic valve replacement on a 69-year-old man.
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Helping Others Heal: Concussion research and education for patient care
Michael Stuart, M.D., orthopedic surgeon and co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, says that youth should enjoy the rewards of participating in sports. "My approach has always been that we don't want to get rid of sports, or team sports or collision sports. We need to strive to make them safer." As a major [...]
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 14, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Cosmesis After Breast Radiation Noninferior With Hypo- or Conventionally Fractionated Doses Cosmesis After Breast Radiation Noninferior With Hypo- or Conventionally Fractionated Doses
Cosmetic outcomes after hypofractionated (HF) whole-breast irradiation (WBI) are at least as good as after conventionally fractionated (CF) WBI, according to three-year results from a randomized noninferiority trial.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Stabbings are 'spreading like a disease', warns top trauma surgeon
Duncan Bew, the director of trauma at King's College Hospital in London, warns a majority of stab victims are not gang members but people who armed themselves because they felt unprotected.
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Triggered Doctors Fire Back at NRA: This Is Our Lane
The National Rifle Association's ruffled an awful lot of feathers last week on Twitter by telling doctors to "stay in their lane" rather than to publish studies pushing for gun control. The medical community is certainly not taking the comment laying down, however. Within a matter of days, a new Twitter account was born using the handle @ThisIsOurLane, and the account already has more than 8,000 followers. It all started with this NRA editorial accompanied by the organization's tweet that says, "Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane. Half of the articles in Annals...
Source: MDDI - November 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Be careful while carving this Thanksgiving
Food tends to be the focus on Thanksgiving, but preparing that food is often trickier than many people expect. Dr. Sanj Kakar, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic hand surgeon, says far too many people accidentally carve up their hands while trying to carve up the turkey. Dr. Kakar offers three tips to help you keep you [...]
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NuVasive wins FDA nod for Cohere XLIF implant components
NuVasive (NSDQ:NUVA) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for Cohere porous PEEK implants that are part of its Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion surgical spinal procedures. The San Diego-based company touted that its porous PEEK technology offers both three-dimensional architecture and the radiolucent properties of PEEK, which it claims provides “increased clarity in postoperative x-rays and imaging.” “Cohere XLIF with its one-of-a-kind Porous PEEK technology provides surgeons the best implant for treating patients. It is designed to allow early incorporation of bone into the inter-body spacer, which ma...
Source: Mass Device - November 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Spinal Nuvasive Source Type: news

No Cosmetic Difference With Hypofractionated WBI in Breast Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Equivalent to conventionally fractionated approach in early-stage disease
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 9, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

MD < 40: Back to School
(MedPage Today) -- Orthopedic surgeon Vilas Saldanha, MD, decided to pursue a business degree
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Women were waiting months for a mastectomy. This surgeon changed that.
In South Africa breast cancer can take 8 months to be diagnosed and 4 months for treatment to begin, but Project Flamingo is reducing the problem through its volunteer surgeons, who operate in their spare time -- and for free. To date they have saved the lives of 500 women.
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Syneron Candela updates on patent infringement cases
Syneron Candela today updated on a number of patent infringement suits, including a large number in defense of its Profound radiofrequency-based microneedling product. The Wayland, Mass-based company said that in April, it filed complaints against 18 manufacturers and distributors of fractional RF micro-needle dermatological treatment systems in both the U.S. Int’l Trade Commission and Federal District Court. Allegedly infringing products in the suit include the Secret RF by Ilooda and Cutera; Fraxis Duo by Ilooda, Emvera Tech and Rohrer Aesthetics; Fractora by Invasix and InMode MD; Legend Pro by Lumenis and Pollog...
Source: Mass Device - November 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Legal News Patent Infringement Syneron Medical Ltd. Source Type: news

Photos May Have Limited Value for Remotely Assessing Wound Infections Photos May Have Limited Value for Remotely Assessing Wound Infections
Wound photos may decrease a surgeon ' s ability to correctly identify a surgical site infection (SSI) while providing a false sense of confidence, a simulation study suggests.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

High patient satisfaction rates after 'Adam's apple' reduction surgery
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Cosmetic surgery to reduce the masculine appearance of the 'Adam's apple' has a high patient satisfaction rate, according to a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery--Global Open ® , the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).  
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FGM rates in Africa fall sharply, study shows
Authors warn trend is ‘ripe for reversal’ Related items fromOnMedica NHS treats or discovers Female Genital Mutilation 'every hour' Charity ’s FGM helpline receives at least one call a day Female genital cosmetic surgery in children Over a thousand women identified as having undergone FGM First dedicated FGM walk-in clinic for cervical screening opens
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 7, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: How We Successfully Separated, Stabilised Conjoined Twins - Surgeon
[Premium Times] A paediatric surgeon, Olori Samson, has shed light on how his team successfully separated a conjoined twins at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:How We Successfully Separated, Stabilised Conjoined Twins - Surgeon
[Premium Times] A paediatric surgeon, Olori Samson, has shed light on how his team successfully separated a conjoined twins at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

TMD: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
The temporo mandibular joint or T-M-J let?s you move your jaw up and down and side to side.? And just like any joint in your body, there can be problems.? In this Mayo Clinic Radio Healath Minute,?Dr. Jonathan Fillmore, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, will explain treatment for temporomandibular joint disorders. To listen, click the [...]
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

If You ' re Considering Cosmetic Surgery …
MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 -- More than 17 million cosmetic procedures are performed in the United States each year. Most of these are minimally invasive, designed to improve your appearance in subtle ways without the surgery, stitches and long healing...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

If You're Considering Cosmetic Surgery
Title: If You're Considering Cosmetic SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - November 5, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Radiation Could Make Mesothelioma Immunotherapy More Effective
Doctors at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center in Toronto are studying the use of hypofractionated radiation to increase the effectiveness of immunotherapy for patients with mesothelioma. They are expected to launch soon a clinical trial that will add an immunotherapy combination to the high-dose radiation and aggressive surgery mix that has been so successful in Toronto. “There are a lot of questions that still need to be answered, but if I was a betting man, I’d lay odds on it [working well],” Dr. John Cho of the cancer center’s clinical research unit, told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “It’s all v...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - November 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Denton Cooley's health care payment software co. acquired by Connecticut firm
Houston-based health care payment tech firm Global Healthcare Alliance Inc. was acquired by Greenwich, Connecticut-based Cedar Gate Technologies. Global Healthcare Alliance, or GHA, was founded in Houston in 1997 by John W. Adams Jr. and Dr. Denton Cooley, the late Houston heart surgeon famous for completing the first artificial heart implantation in 1970. Cooley died in 2016 at age 96. Over the last two decades, GHA has evolved into a he alth care payment technology firm, launching a proprietary…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 1, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

October 2018 Briefing - Cosmetic Surgery
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Cosmetic Surgery for October 2018. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Minimally Invasive Surgery Is Standard for Cervical Cancer. But A New Study Shows It ’s Not Effective
In a demonstration that newer isn’t always better, two studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine show that minimally invasive surgery techniques, including robotic surgery, lead to higher death rates from any cause than traditional, open surgery done through an incision in the abdomen. Minimally invasive surgery — or keyhole surgery, in which doctors perform operations through small incisions rather than by opening up patients and exposing them to complications — and robotic surgery have shortened recovery times and cut back on infections and bleeding. So in many cases, surgeons prefer usin...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Source Type: news

'Video games made me a better surgeon'
Rather than impede learning, gaming can improve your manual dexterity and concentration skills, one surgeon says.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The price of a bigger penis
Penis fillers are gaining in popularity, cosmetic surgery groups say. Penis fillers, designed to increase the organ's girth, have gained in popularity, cosmetic surgery groups say.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The men having penis fillers to boost their self-esteem
Penis fillers, designed to increase the organ's girth, have gained in popularity, cosmetic surgery groups say.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Spooky' cosmetic lenses sold at Halloween can trigger eye infections
Parwez Hossain, a consultant ophthalmologist at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, said people using the lenses as fancy dress were "largely unaware" of poor hygiene.
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lead in Hair Dyes Must Go: FDA
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said that hair dyes can no longer contain lead. The new rule does not take effect for 12 months, but it ends the only remaining legal use of lead, a neurotoxin, in cosmetic...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nigeria:The Rise of Cosmetic Surgery in Nigeria
[Guardian] When 27-year-old Modupe Ozolua introduced her plastic surgery company, Body Enhancement in 2001, in Nigeria, she promised that her introduced business held the secret to a youthful appearance with offerings of plastic surgeries, facelift, Botox, tummy tuck, breast augmentation, laser liposuction among others. Despite the criticism from members of the public, her expensive service attracted the bourgeoisie of the society. Among the bourgeoisie who embraced this new method is the self-confessed liposuction d
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Haag-Streit Offers ErgoMax Surgical Chair and Foot Pedal Stand with Multi-Directional Adjustment
The ErgoMax Surgical Chair and Incline Foot Pedal Stand are designed for physicians in the surgical suite. The surgical chair is offered with curved backrest, armless design and narrow seatback that provide freedom of movement without the risk of contamination. The ErgoMax Incline Foot Pedal stand provides neutral foot position and alleviates stress on the surgeon&rsquo;s lower back.This story is related to the following:Plant Furnishings& AccessoriesChairs |Surgical Equipment& Supplies
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - October 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Uganda:Why It Takes a Degree of Insanity to Be a Surgeon At Mulago Hospital
[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga;
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pancreatic cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,?Dr. Mark Truty, a general surgeon at Mayo Clinic, discusses pancreatic cancer and explains the new treatment protocol that is offering hope. To listen, click the link below. Pancreatic cancer
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 30, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

New Surgical Mesh Is & #039;There When You Need It, Gone When You Don & #039;t & #039;
  Let's face it, "mesh" has become a four-letter word in more ways than one, given the number of long-term complications and lawsuits surrounding surgical cases in which mesh was used. But that doesn't mean that doesn't mean that mesh doesn't have its place in surgery. "It's not like mesh is bad or mesh is good. There are many procedures in which its very good, very beneficial, and there are procedures in which it is not necessary. Then there are procedures in the middle, where mesh serves a clinical use but has been hampered by clinical problems," said Alexei Mlodinow, president and founding CEO of Surgical In...
Source: MDDI - October 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Materials Source Type: news

Philips board backs reappointment of CEO van Houten, CFO Bhattacharya | Personnel Moves – October 29, 2018
Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) said today that its board of directors is backing the re-appointment of Frans van Houten as its president and CEO and Abhijit Bhattacharya as chief financial officer and board member. CEO van Houten has been at the head of Philips since 2011, while Bhattacharya joined the company in 2015, Amsterdam-based Philips said. During his time in the corner office, van Houten led the initial public offering for Philips Lighting in May 2016 and has increased R&D investments and led acquisitions including Volcano, Spectranetics, Wellcentive and VitalHealth. Board members will officially vote on a new CEO ...
Source: Mass Device - October 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured aligntechnology Bovie Medical Corp. Clearside Biomedical cromsource Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Harvard Bioscience Inc. Ra Medical RenovaCare royalphilips Sight Sciences Source Type: news

California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges
Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women
Source: ABC News: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: More charges against California surgeon, friend
Prosecutors say there are five additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women
Source: ABC News: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

More charges filed against California surgeon, girlfriend
Prosecutors say there are 5 additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting 2 women
Source: ABC News: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

California surgeon due in court on drug, assault charges
A California surgeon and his girlfriend are expected to appear in court on charges they drugged and sexually assaulted two women
Source: ABC News: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon augments office to livestream procedures, film commercials
Dr. Jon Mendelsohn, a plastic surgeon who operates Advanced Cosmetic Surgery& Laser Center in Norwood, is augmenting his office by building a production facility that will be used to livestream both cosmetic and surgical procedures. The facility also will be used to make commercials, including taping patients as they recount their cosmetic and surgical transformations as part of the ongoing “True Selfies” series created by Mendelsohn to promote his practice. “We’ve had tremendous success…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Pulse Biosciences launches NPS cutaneous wart feasibility study
Pulse Biosciences (NSDQ:PLSE) said today that it launched a clinical feasibility study of its Nano-Pulse Stimulation platform intended to treat cutaneous warts. The Nano-Pulse Stimulation system is a novel, non-thermal tech platform designed to deliver nanosecond duration energy pulses intended to disrupt functions of internal cell structures while maintaining outer cell membranes, the Hayward, Calif.-based company said. Pulse Biosciences said that the device’s mechanism of action has been shown in previous clinical studies to eliminate treated cells with only mild inflammatory response and favorable healing and co...
Source: Mass Device - October 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Cosmetic/Aesthetic Pulse Biosciences Source Type: news

Nobel prize for Congo surgeon exposes region's deadly threat
Nobel prize for Congo surgeon exposes deadly threat to health workers while Ebola spreads
Source: ABC News: Health - October 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Forest Park surgeon, co-founder formally admits guilt
Dr. Wade Neal Barker, a prominent North Texas bariatric surgeon, officially admitted in federal court today that he was part of a $200 million fraud, bribery and kickback scheme at the now-defunct Forest Park Medical Center, which he helped create. In formally pleading guilty Thursday, Dr. Barker became the seventh Forest Park official – and second physician – to openly admit to be part of the conspiracy that finally induced doctors to refer lucrative patients – particularly those with high-reimbursing,…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Curriden, The Texas Lawbook Source Type: news

Surgeon General Releases Updated Opioids Report
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, M.D., recently releasedFacing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General ' s Spotlight on Opioids, which recaps the latest data on the opioid epidemic.
Source: AAFP News - October 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Too few children go flu shots last year - driving the death toll to 80,000, Surgeon general warns
The flu vaccination rate among American kids fell by 1.1% last year. Going without the shot led to most of the 180 children's deaths from the virus, the Surgeon General warned, calling for more shots.
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Korea ’ s Hironic wins FDA nod for AFit laser acne device
Korean skin care device developer Hironic has won FDA approval for its AFit laser device intended to treat acne. The AFit device features a 1450 nm diode laser designed to penetrated into the dermal and subcutaneous layers. The system also features a bipolar radiofrequency and Cryogen cooling device, the company said. “AFit’s FDA approval has a great significance in that it has established a bridge for entry into the United States, which is the largest market in the global cosmetic medical device, with a share of nearly 50%. Other equipments that are under FDA approval will also be affected,” CEO Jinwoo L...
Source: Mass Device - September 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance hironic Source Type: news

Surgeon denies negligence in removing woman's healthy kidney
A South Dakota surgeon denies he breached the standard of care when he removed an Iowa woman's healthy kidney instead of her adrenal gland
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon who did Snooki and Angelina's breast augmentations insists they are NOT the same
Celebrity plastic surgeon Dr John Paul Tutela, who performed breast augmentations on Jersey Shore stars Angelina Pivarnick and Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi explains how they're different.
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

19th U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy Elected to RAND Board of Trustees
Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States, has been elected to the RAND Corporation Board of Trustees.
Source: RAND - September 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon who did Snooki and Angelina's breast augmentations insists they are NOT the same
Celebrity plastic surgeon Dr John Paul Tutela, who performed breast augmentations on Jersey Shore stars Angelina Pivarnick and Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi explains how they're different.
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news