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Clearing More Arteries Works in Angioplasty Trial

Common Heart Meds May Boost Recovery From Non-Cardiac Surgeries

Complication Rate After Adult Tonsillectomy Higher Than Thought

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C-Section Birth May Raise Risk of Adult Obesity: Study

C-Sections in U.S. Stable After 12-Year Rise: CDC

Death Rate After Hip, Knee Replacements Has Dropped Sharply: Study

Deep Brain Stimulation Studied as Last-Ditch Obesity Treatment

Diabetes May Outrank Weight Measurement When It Comes to Weight-Loss Surgery

Discovery May Help Pinpoint Risk of Lung Cancer Returning After Surgery

Dissolving 'Scaffolds' Could Help Treat Leg Artery Disease

Docs Use 3-D Printer to Create Lifesaving Airway Device for Infant

'Doctor, Please Review This Checklist Before My Surgery'

Doctors May Need to Revise How They Evaluate Breast Biopsy Results

Double Mastectomy May Benefit Some Women With Inherited Breast Cancer

Ear Tubes May Not Have Long-Term Benefits for Kids With Ear Infections

Epilepsy Surgery Improves Patients' Lives, Research Finds

ER Visits Common After Seniors' Surgery, Study Finds

Experimental Eyewear Helps Surgeons 'See' Cancer, Study Says

Experimental 'iKnife' Tells Surgeon Whether Tissue Is Cancerous

Facebook Users Really 'Liked' Organ Donor Option: Study

FDA Seeks to Improve Safety of Antiseptic Swabs

FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids

Fewer Pounds May Lead to Better Sex, Researchers Say

Fine-Tuning Breast Cancer Treatments: What Works Better?

For Some Seniors With Skin Cancer, Surgery Not Always Best Choice

'Gastric Banding' Patients Often Have Dietary Issues, Study Finds

Gene Test May Help Predict Success of Weight-Loss Surgery

Gene Therapy May Hold Promise for Advanced Parkinson's Disease

Gene Therapy May Restore Sight in People With Rare Blinding Disease

General Anesthesia Not Linked to Raised Risk for Dementia

Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks

Health Tip: Returning to Normal After Hip Replacement

Healthy Blood Flow Seen a Year After Face Transplants

Heart Infection Causing Fewer Hospitalizations, Researchers Say

Heart Valve Replacement May Be Getting Safer for Seniors

Herbal Meds, Cosmetic Surgery a Bad Mix: Experts

Hernia Repair Recovery Often Longer Than Expected

High Blood Sugar May Raise Risk for Surgical Wound Problems: Study

Hip Replacement Safe for Patients in Their 90s, Study Finds

History of Falls Linked to Post-Surgery Complications in Seniors

Hormone Therapy May Cut Risk of Repeat Joint Replacement Surgery in Women

Hospital Safety Improves for Heart Patients, Study Finds

Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC

'House' TV Series Leads to Real-Life Diagnosis

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Incontinence Surgery Bests Physical Therapy in Trial

Infections Rare in Outpatient Surgery Procedures, Study Finds

Key Questions to Ask Before Surgery

Kidney Damage a Risk of Some Childhood Cancer Treatments, Finds Study

Kidney Injury During Surgery Tied to Risk of Heart Problems

Kidney Patients May Face Serious Side Effects From Weight-Loss Surgery

Kids' Pitching Injuries Rising; Study Blames Overuse

Knee Ligament Tears Don't Permanently Sideline Most College Football Players

Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study

Knee Shape May Predict Who'll Benefit From ACL Surgery, Study Says

Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis

Lab-Grown Vaginas, Noses Herald New Options for Patients

Laparoscopic Surgery for Colon Cancer May Benefit Seniors

Lawn Mower Injuries Often Caused by Distraction

Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull Mauling

Less-Skilled Weight-Loss Surgeons Often Have Higher Complication Rates: Study

Lymph Node Test a Good Strategy for Melanoma: Study

Many Patients Have Pain After Heart Surgery, Study Finds

Many People Not Told Cancer Tests Can Lead to 'Overtreatment'

Many Women Still Have Pain One Year After Breast Cancer Surgery

Many Women Suffer Persistent Pain After Mastectomy

Many Young Breast Cancer Patients May Opt for a Mastectomy

Massachusetts Health Law Cut Race Gap for Certain Surgeries: Study

Men Face Higher Risk of Infections Related to Health Care

Mesh for Hernia Repair Reduces Recurrence, Study Suggests

Might Stomach Artery Treatment Be Future Weight-Loss Tool?

More Americans Getting Cataract Surgery

More Doctors Starting to Favor 'Wrist Route' to Heart: Study

More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps People With Diabetes

Most Men With Breast Cancer Undergo Mastectomy, Study Finds

MRIs May Spur Unneeded Mastectomies in Older Women With Breast Cancer

Nail-Gun Injuries on the Rise Among Construction Workers

Natural Delivery After a C-Section Often Successful: Study

Nearly Half of Seniors May Experience Delirium After Major Surgery

Necks, Butts Growth Areas for U.S. Plastic Surgeons

New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart

New Ligament Discovered in Human Knee

New Method Cuts Radiation During Pacemaker Procedure: Study

New Method May Improve Face Transplant Matches

New Research May Help Spare Patients 'Accidental Awareness' During Surgery

New Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Ease Chronic Heartburn

New, Pricey Prostate Cancer Treatments May Be Overused: Study

Noisy Operating Rooms May Jeopardize Patient Safety

Ob/Gyn Groups Issue Guidelines to Lower C-Section Rates

Obesity Is Driving Surge in Knee Replacements, Study Finds

Obesity Linked to Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Older Patients May Fare Better in Trauma Centers That Treat More of Their Peers

'One-Stop' Radiation Treatment Might Offer Breast Cancer Care Alternative

Oregon Woman Tans Her Way to a Melanoma Diagnosis

Ovarian Cancer Gene May Point to Early Removal of Ovaries: Study

Ovary Removal Might Raise Odds for Bone Loss, Heart Disease

Pain Can Plague Women After Knee Replacement Surgery

Paralyzed Patient Moves Prosthetic Arm With Her Mind

Partial Skull Removal May Save Older Patients' Lives After Massive Stroke

Placing Donor Windpipe First in Patient's Arm Helps With Transplant

Poorer Patients Often Less Happy With Knee Replacement

Post-Surgery Pain Tied to Temporary Memory Decline in Mice

Post-Surgical Tests Might Help Spot Colon Cancer's Return

Prescription Eardrops Seem Best for Kids With Recurrent Ear Infection: Study

President Taft's Obesity Struggle Was a Harbinger of Things to Come

Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass

Procedure for Incontinence in Women May Lose Effectiveness With Time

Prompt Surgery May Be Best for Heart Valve Leak

Protecting Lungs During Abdominal Surgery May Decrease Complications

Race, Income Tied to Breast Cancer Treatment Delays, Reduced Survival

Racial Disparities Seen in U.S. Lung Cancer Treatment

Radiation Before Surgery May Improve Survival From Rare Lung Cancer

Removable 'Gut Sleeve' Might Become a Future Weight-Loss Tool

Review Finds Weight-Loss Surgery Safe and Effective

Safety Checklists for Surgery May Not Lower Deaths, Complications: Study

Scientists Use Fishing Line, Thread to Make Artificial Muscles

Shoulder Replacement May Help for Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

Single Gene May Predict Mental Decline After Heart Surgery

Smokers Have Higher Complication Risk After Colon Surgery, Study Finds

Smoking Tied to Higher Post-Op Medical Costs

Social Isolation Linked to More Pain After Hip Replacement

Some Antidepressants Linked to Bleeding Risk With Surgery

Some Hip-Replacement Parts Not Proven Safe or Effective: Study

Stem Cells From Fat Might Improve Plastic Surgery

Stenting of Neck Arteries Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Seniors

Steroid Shots a Temporary Fix for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Study

Study Finds Tonsillectomy Just as Safe for Adults as Kids

Study Questions Safety of Common Anesthesia Drug

Study Questions Use of Less-Invasive Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer

Study Questions Value of Common Knee Surgery

Study Supports Broader Access to Lap-Band Weight-Loss Surgery

Study Tallies Risk of Noncardiac Surgery After Heart Stent Placement

Study Ties Weight-Loss Surgery to Higher Risk of Preemie Birth

Surge in Thyroid Cancer Cases May Be Due to Overdiagnoses: Study

Surgeons' Group Gives Gift of New Hips, Knees to Uninsured

Surgery May Benefit Younger Prostate Cancer Patients

Surgery Might Top Drugs as First Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Surgery With Follow-Up Radiation Best for Tongue Cancer: Study

Surgical Complications Greater for Minority Seniors: Study

Surgical 'Glue' May Help Repair Sick Children's Hearts

Surgical Implements Too Often Left Behind in Patients: Report

Surgical Readmission Rates Reflect Initial Care, Study Suggests

Technology Mishaps Behind 1 in 4 Operating Room Errors: Study

Timely Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes After Hip Fracture

Tired Surgeons May Not Be Error-Prone

'Tommy John' Surgery Gets Major League Pitchers Back on the Mound

Too Many Unnecessary Thyroid Biopsies Performed, Experts Say

Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds

Transfusions With Heart Surgery Might Raise Infection Risk

Treatment Costs Vary for U.S. Children Born With Heart Defects

Type of Surgical Anesthesia Might Influence Prostate Cancer's Return

U.S. Children's Hospitals Vary Widely In Tonsillectomy Care

Unfounded Fear Prompts Some Preventive Mastectomies: Study

Using Blood Pressure Cuff Right Before Heart Surgery Cuts Heart Damage: Study

Voice Changes May Follow 'Nose Job' in Some Patients

'Watch & Wait' OK for Many Low-Grade Prostate Tumors: Study

Weight Loss May Boost Success of Joint-Replacement Surgery

Weight-Loss Surgery Can Improve Long-Term Diabetes Control, Study Says

Weight-Loss Surgery Cuts Risk for Heart Attack, Death: Study

Weight-Loss Surgery May Add to Painkiller Dependence, Study Says

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Moderately Obese, Too

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Help Mild Knee Pain

Weight-Loss Surgery Safe for Very Obese Teens, Study Says

Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise

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Whites Are Heavier Users of Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds

Whites More Likely to Undergo Weight-Loss Surgery: Study

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Women More Open to Weight-Loss Surgery

Women Vets May Need More Access to Breast Cancer Services

Women's Weight-Loss Surgery May Benefit Later Offspring