Surgery: How to recognise an infection early
By: Lorie Spencer
Any surgery no matter how minor should not be taken lightly. There are many risks that are associated with surgical procedures and some that are simply out of our control. It sounds ironic, but you need to be in the possible health you can be...
Assessing suitability for bariatric surgery
By: Katerina Nikolas
Those considering bariatric surgery hopefully understand that this isn’t a quick fix way to get slim but a serious and complicated operation to alleviate morbid obesity and the dangers it poses on co-morbid health disease. It isn’t a cosmetic procedure to suck the...
By: Katerina Nikolas
The health risks associated with obesity are becoming well known. The current rise of obesity in society is a worrying trend as it also translates into additional strain on health care resources. Obesity leads to so many related problems, from diabetes to heart disease. The...
Prostate cancer surgery and the importance of early diagnosis
By: Dennis Larounis
When you go into the Doctor's Office to take a prostate cancer test, The tests that are given to you, although invasive, are nothing compared to the waiting for the results. I was diagnosed with an enlarged prostate and first went for a PSA test...
Does quality, low-cost surgery for inguinal hernias exist?
By: Philo Gabriel
A hernia is tissue that bulges out of the wall of the abdomen. An inguinal hernia occurs when the bowel pushes through a weak spot of the abdomen into the groin. 75% of hernias are inguinal hernias. About half of inguinal hernias are congenital. The...
What is labiaplasty surgery
By: Linda Reid
In recent years a medical procedure called labiaplasty has become extremely popular. What is labiaplasty and why would a woman consider it? What is Labiaplasty? Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that trims and shapes the labia majora and labia minora (the outer and inner lips...
What is a brain hemorrhage?
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
A brain hemorrhage is bleeding within the brain or brain cavity. The bleeding occurs when the relatively fragile blood vessels feeding the brain are damaged; they then leak blood, or hemorrhage, into the surrounding tissue and spaces. When the blood leaks directly into the brain...
By: Barbara Kasey Smith
What is a brain hemorrhage? *A brain hemorrhage: Did you know a brain hemorrhage is a type of stroke? This can result from an artery in a person's brain bursting and this causes a bleeding in surrounding tissues. When bleeding occurs, it actually kills the...
Smokers Obesity and other Lifestyle Choices should not Figure in to the right to Medical Treatme
By: Sylvia Harrison
Should smokers and the obese be denied coronary artery bypass surgery? Sure, and women who produce babies that are abnormal in any way should have to pay their own hospital bills if they went against the drinking, smoking, eating right, vitamin regime, and so on...
By: Ft Wells
A brain or intracranial haemorrhage is bleeding from blood vessels in or around the brain. Simply put, it is a bleed within the skull. It occurs anytime a cranial blood vessel leaks or ruptures. Such a bleed is considered a focal brain lesion, that is...

 

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