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What We Learned After 5,000 Non-Surgical Rhinoplasties

As patients continue to seek non-invasive treatments across the cosmetic spectrum, “liquid rhinoplasty” is emerging as the non-surgical alternative to the traditional nose job. Using dermal fillers to change the appearance of the nose,...
26-Feb-2020 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Prevent Breast Implant Complications, Like Capsular Contracture

For women receiving breast implants during reconstructive or cosmetic breast surgery, scarring around the implant – called capsular contracture – is a common, costly, and painful complication. The anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty...
26-Feb-2020 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rates of ADHD Diagnosis in Veterans Are Rising, Reports VA Study in Medical Care

Rates of diagnosed attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in veterans receiving care in the VA health system more than doubled during the past decade, reports a study in the March issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the...
26-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Guidelines for Thyroid Surgery Published in Annals of Surgery

The first set of comprehensive, evidence-based clinical guidelines for surgical treatment of thyroid disease – developed by an expert panel assembled by the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) – was published today by Annals of...
21-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Bundled Payments Have Not Led to ‘Cherry-Picking’ of Patients for Joint Replacement Surgery

A pilot program introducing bundled payments for hip and knee replacement (HKR) in Medicare patients hasn’t led hospitals to “cherry-pick” healthier patients at lower risk of complications, reports a study in the February 19, 2020 issue of The...
20-Feb-2020 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure in the Intensive Care Unit

For critical care specialists, hepatic failure poses complex challenges unlike those of other critical illnesses. A new set of evidence-based recommendations for management of liver failure is presented in the March issue of Critical Care Medicine,...
14-Feb-2020 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Understanding How Laws Affect Public Health: An Update on Legal Epidemiology

Laws can have important effects on public health risks and outcomes, while research can provide key evidence to inform effective health-related laws and policies. An introduction to the increasingly influential field of legal epidemiology is...
11-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Most Men Do Not Regret their Choices for Prostate Cancer Surgery

Men with localized prostate cancer are faced with deciding among a range of options for treatment – including a choice between robot-assisted versus conventional prostatectomy. A new follow-up study in The Journal of Urology® finds that most...
10-Feb-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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