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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

Amputee 'Feels' With Bionic Fingertip

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

Anesthesia Not Linked to Long-Term Mental Decline, Study Finds

Anesthesia Safe for Kids, Doctors' Group Says

Angelina Jolie's Mastectomies Tied to Rise in Genetic Testing

Antipsychotics Don't Ease Delirium in Hospitalized Patients

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 Rule Out Too Many Donor Hearts

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

Celebrity Cases May Help Spur Rise in Double Mastectomies

Common Infection Caused First U.S. Uterus Transplant to Fail, Hospital Says

Common Surgeries Raise Risk for Opioid Dependence: Study

Cornea Transplants Riskier for Women When They Come From Men?

Could a Low-Risk Surgery Help Your Chronic Heartburn?

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

Doctors Report on Success of Throat Reconstruction

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

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

Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study Finds

Elective Surgeries on Fridays Are Safe: Study

Emergency Surgery Riskier for Kids in Poorer Countries

Emergency Surgery Risky Business in Poor Countries

Encouraging Surgical ICU Patients to Get Moving Pays Off

Extensive Surgery Best for an Aggressive Brain Cancer: Study

First U.S. Uterus Transplant Patient Grateful for Chance to Have Children

Flu Shot Safe for Surgery Patients in Hospital: Study

Gastro Issues May Be Downside to Weight-Loss Surgery

'Halo' Effect Common After Lasik Eye Surgery

Health Problems Can Plague Seniors After Cancer Surgery

Health Tip: Take Charge of Your Health

Heart Surgery Devices May Have Been Contaminated: CDC

Heavy Kids Fare Worse in One Way After Surgery

How Important Is Surgeon's Skill for Weight-Loss Surgery Outcomes?

Is Ovary Removal Tied to Colon Cancer Risk?

Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids' Appendicitis?

Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee?

Knee Replacement Patients May Be Able to Hit the Shower Sooner

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

Laser Device Approved for Nearsightedness

Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients

Lung-Sparing Surgery May Boost Mesothelioma Survival

Many Take Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements

Many With Breast Cancer Unnecessarily Choose Double Mastectomy: Study

Medical Errors: A Hidden Killer

'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars

Men, Avoid Impotence Drugs Before Surgery

Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery

Mild Appendicitis Complication Rates Similar for Surgery, Antibiotics

Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery Isn't Always the Right Choice

More American Women Opting for Mastectomy, Study Finds

More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts

More Breast Cancer Patients Should Get Radiation, New Guidelines Say

Music Soothes Nervous Eye Surgery Patients

New Cooling Technique Might Aid Brain Surgery: Study

New Guidelines Issued on Breast, Genital Plastic Surgery for Teen Girls

New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers

Nipple-Preserving Mastectomies Appear Safe for High-Risk Women: Study

No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study Suggests

Old Blood as Good as New for Transfusions, Study Finds

Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study

Only Half of Rectal Cancer Patients Get Recommended Treatment: Study

Patient Positioning Might Hamper Accuracy of Breast MRI

Penis Reconstructions 'Life-Altering' for Men, Studies Show

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders

Plastic Surgeons Urge Giving Up E-Cigs Before Procedure

Preventive Mastectomies Triple Among U.S. Women With Cancer in One Breast

Preventive Mastectomy May Not Boost Sense of Well-Being

Prior C-Section Raises Risk of Complications With Home Birth

Prostate Cancer Treatments: Different Choices for Different Men

Radiation May Help After Surgery for 'Soft-Tissue' Cancers

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

Restoring Blood Flow Beats Exercise for Poor Leg Circulation

Robotic Surgical Tools Tough to Keep Clean

Robots Stake Their Claim in the Operating Room

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

Rural Hospitals Often Safer, Cheaper for Common Surgeries: Study

Scientists Use Stem Cells to Correct Infant Cataracts

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

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

Some 9/11 First Responders Suffer Severe Sinus Problems: Study

Spinal Fusion Not Always Necessary for Back Pain, Studies Say

Steroid Shot for Hip Pain May Carry Infection Risk If Too Close to Surgery

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

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

Study Finds Shortage of Surgeries in World's Poorest Countries

Surgeons' Experience Matters With Thyroid Removal

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

Surgery Effective Against Immune Disorder That Weakens Muscles

The 7 Deadliest Emergency General Surgeries

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

Use of Cancer-Linked Fibroid Device Declines After FDA Warning

Watch Walking to Gauge Health After Heart Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Good Cholesterol in Obese Boys

Weight-Loss Surgery Gets People Moving, Study Shows

Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Survival

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes in Long Run

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

With Early Breast Cancer, Targeted Radiation Shows Promise

Woman Who Had 1st U.S. Uterus Transplant Loses the Organ Due to Complication

Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement