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A new study published in JAMA has shown that weight-loss surgery, including gastric bypass, banding, and stapling surgeries, may help type 2 diabetes patients stay in remission for up to 15 years, an article in Bloomberg Businessweek reports....
Surgeons at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center will be conducting a clinical trial on patients who arrive with “catastrophic penetrating trauma” wherein patients will be drained of their blood and induced with hypothermia, The New...

Breast Cancer Survivors

New Nipples for Mastectomy Patients

For survivors of breast cancer, aesthetics don’t necessarily top the list of priorities, but being without nipples can be a troubling new change. An article published in The New York Times’ Well Blog describes a visit with Vinnie Myers, a...