#surgery

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Awake Under Anesthesia | The New Yorker

Joshua Rothman reviews Kate Cole-Adams’s book “Anesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness.”

Health & Fitness | Health

Lax Oversight Leaves Surgery Center Regulators And Patients In The Dark | Kaiser Health News

A Kaiser Health News and USA Today Network investigation finds that a hodgepodge of state rules governing outpatient centers allow some deaths and serious injuries to go unexamined. And no rule stops a doctor exiled by a hospital for misconduct from openi

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Doctors Perform Groundbreaking Surgery for Stroke

Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic have performed the first deep brain stimulation (DBS) for stroke procedure to help people regain motor function.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Aging and My Beauty Dilemma - The New York Times

Being ideologically opposed to intervening in such a natural process as aging can’t always prevent a woman from calling herself a “two-faced hypocrite.”

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Surgeon accused of removing kidney from wrong patient

Massachusetts health authorities are investigating an allegation that a surgeon removed a kidney from the wrong patient.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Why ‘Useless’ Surgery Is Still Popular - The New York Times

About 400,000 middle-aged and older Americans a year have meniscus surgery. One problem: There’s no evidence that it’s worth it.

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The Right to Know That an Operation Is ‘Next to Useless’

About 400,000 middle-aged and older Americans a year have meniscus surgery. One problem: There’s no evidence that it’s worth it.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Same-Day Hip Replacement - WSJ

Hip replacement surgery is an outpatient procedure using what surgeons call an anterior approach

Health & Fitness | Health News

MEDICAL 3D HOLOGRAMS on Vimeo

RealView, an Israeli high-tech company, thrilled the medical world when it presented 3D holographic images of inner body organs that can be manipulated by the…

Health & Fitness | Health News

A 17-year-old invented an ingenious way to instantly stop bleeding

From Yahoo Finance: Imagine this: You're gushing blood. Nothing seems to make it stop. Then you apply a gel to your...

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The Operating Room of the Future - InSightec - Dr. Kobi Vortman Technion Alumnus - Safeshare.TV