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1 in 5 Ovarian Cancer Patients Doesn't Get Life-Extending Surgery: Study

2nd Antibiotic Halves C-Section Infection Rate: Study

3-D Printed Model Helps Delicate Kidney Surgery

A Benefit of Back Pain Surgery: Better Sex

Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study

Americans Are Spending Billions Nipping and Tucking

Anesthesia Before Age 4 May Have Slight Impact on Later School Performance

Anesthesia Safe for Kids, Doctors' Group Says

Angelina Jolie's Mastectomies Tied to Rise in Genetic Testing

Back Surgery Doesn't Knock All NFL Players Out of the Game: Study

Balloon-in-a-Pill Helped Obese Patients Lose Weight

Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures?

Blood Test May Gauge Death Risk After Surgery

Blood Test May Rule Out Too Many Donor Hearts

Busiest Docs Get Best Results With Heart Valve Surgery

Can Brain 'Pacemaker' Improve Lives of Head Trauma Patients?

Can Brain Scans Help Doctors Navigate Epilepsy Surgery?

Can Surgery Trigger Rare Muscle Disorder?

Cancer Surgeons Advise Against Removal of Healthy Breast

Cardiology Still a Man's Field, Survey Finds

Cartilage From Nose Used to Repair Bum Knees

CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic

Common Post-Op Ear Drops Tied to Eardrum Perforations in Kids

Common Surgeries Raise Risk for Opioid Dependence: Study

Cornea Transplants Riskier for Women When They Come From Men?

Could Weight-Loss Surgery Boost Odds of Preemie Birth?

Countless Opioid Pills Unused by Dental-Surgery Patients

C-Sections May Be Causing Evolutionary Changes

Delaying Breast Reconstruction After Cancer May Raise Patients' Anxiety

Delaying Chemo After Lung Cancer Surgery? Better Late Than Never

Do Too Many Lung Cancer Patients Miss Out on Surgery?

Doctors Perform 1st U.S. Living-Donor Uterine Transplant

Donated Blood Won't Transmit Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease

'Don't Cut Yet, Doc, I Can Hear You'

Elective Surgeries on Fridays Are Safe: Study

Emergency Surgery Riskier for Kids in Poorer Countries

Encouraging Surgical ICU Patients to Get Moving Pays Off

Extensive Surgery Best for an Aggressive Brain Cancer: Study

Gastro Issues May Be Downside to Weight-Loss Surgery

Gut Bacteria Changes After Some Weight-Loss Surgeries

'Halo' Effect Common After Lasik Eye Surgery

Heart Surgery Devices May Have Been Contaminated: CDC

Heavy Kids Fare Worse in One Way After Surgery

Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery

How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles

Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?

Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids' Appendicitis?

Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee?

Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say

Knee Surgery Rarer, but Problems More Likely, for Minority Patients

Laser Device Approved for Nearsightedness

Less-Invasive Fibroid Treatment May Be 'Under-Used'

Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages

Lung-Sparing Surgery May Boost Mesothelioma Survival

Many Opioid Addictions Surface After Surgery, Study Finds

Many Take Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements

Many With Breast Cancer Unnecessarily Choose Double Mastectomy: Study

Mechanical Heart Valve Noise May Mean Sleepless Nights

'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars

Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery

Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice

Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies

More Breast Cancer Patients Should Get Radiation, New Guidelines Say

Music May Soothe the 'Savage Beast' of Post-Op Pain

New Guidelines Say No to Most 'Keyhole' Knee Surgeries

New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers

Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care

Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success

Old Blood as Good as New for Transfusions, Study Finds

Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study

'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds

Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut, Study Says

Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders

Plastic Surgeons Urge Giving Up E-Cigs Before Procedure

Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study

Preparing for Anesthesia: 5 Tips You Should Know

Preventive Mastectomy Rates Vary by State

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows

Prostate Cancer Treatments: Different Choices for Different Men

Rates of Preventive Mastectomy Doubled in a Decade, and Fear Is a Factor

Refugees Aren't Getting Needed Surgeries

Removing Part of Skull After Severe Head Injury Brings Mixed Results

Robotic Surgical Tools Tough to Keep Clean

Rude, Disrespectful Surgeons May Also Be More Error-Prone: Study

Seniors With Hip Fractures Fare Better in Large Teaching Hospitals: Study

Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery

Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own

Should More Kids Have Their Tonsils Out?

Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk for Post-Op Problems

Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Smoking Linked to Higher Relapse Risk After Surgery for Crohn's

Smoking May Raise Risk of Complications After Joint Surgery

Study Bolsters Role of Angioplasty, Stents in Heart-Attack Survival

Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women

Surgery at High-Quality Hospitals a Money-Saver for Medicare

Surgery Effective Against Immune Disorder That Weakens Muscles

Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma

Taking Opioids Before Knee Surgery Could Raise Pain Later

Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes

U.S. Black Women Get Less Care to Prevent Breast Cancer Return

Use of Cancer-Linked Fibroid Device Declines After FDA Warning

Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Survival

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes

Weight-Loss Surgery Offers Long-Term Benefit to Very Obese Teens

Weight-Loss Surgery Pays Off for Severely Obese Teens

Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Heart Risks

When Complications Arise, Some Hospitals Get Paid a Lot More

Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement

Women Fare Poorly With Aortic Aneurysm: Study