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Doctors move away from using live animals for trauma surgery training

Doctors Move Away from Using Live Animals for Trauma Surgery Training

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  An initiative to replace the use of live animals with a human simulator for trauma surgery practice got training programs in...
Physical therapy often as good as surgery for one type of knee injury

Physical Therapy Often as Good as Surgery for One Type of...

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  For many people with a tear in the rubbery cartilage that cushions the knee, physical therapy may work just as well...
Pregnancy stigma, lack of maternity leave may drive women from surgery careers

Pregnancy Stigma, Lack of Maternity Leave May Drive Women from Surgery...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Women training for careers in surgery are more likely to abandon the profession when they experience pregnancy discrimination or have...
Eye attendant examines the eye of a patient at a temporary clinic by International Centre for Eye Health at Olenguruone in the Mau Summit

Cataract Surgery Not Tied to Longer Life for Women, after All

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  While older women may have a better quality of life and better vision after surgery to remove cataracts, newly reanalyzed data...
Dental care before cancer surgery might be good idea

Dental Care before Cancer Surgery Might Be Good Idea

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) Patients undergoing major cancer surgery might reduce their risk of complications by seeing a dentist beforehand, a study from Japan...
Plastic surgery videos on YouTube aren't always accurate

Plastic Surgery Videos on YouTube Aren’t Always Accurate

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  YouTube videos about facial plastic surgery procedures garner hundreds of millions of views - but they often present inaccurate medical information,...
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