From May 11: The 3-D printing movement has been featured in countless articles and media describing the changes it will bring to manufacturing, technology and the world. But what can we expect to see in the medical simulation community? Currently, the majority of medical...
Recording and analyzing patient and family reports about rude and disrespectful behavior can identify surgeons with higher rates of surgical site infections and other avoidable adverse outcomes, according to a study.
Not everything patients tell their physicians may be making its way into their electronic health records. According to a recent study of eye clinic patients in JAMA Ophthalmology, researchers found "inconsistencies between patient self-report on an eye symptom questionnaire...
The future of surgery may involve robotic devices that are soft and gentle to prevent unwanted damage, yet strong enough to be able to manipulate tissues. At MIT, engineers are leading the way toward that future having developed robots...
Two new studies suggest that human papillomavirus (HPV) and the health problems it causes — including cervical cancer — are more widespread than previously thought. The first study recalculated the death rate...
A team of 18 University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center researchers has developed a new tool to analyze an often overlooked aspect of cancer genetics — an alteration that results in the...
HIV-infected women who develop high-risk cervical lesions and undergo loop electrosurgical excisional procedures (LEEP) had less risk of recurrence or of cervical cancer than similar women in resource-poor settings treated with cryotherapy, researchers said. After 24 months,...
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