MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Spinal injections of a common anesthetic may help clear the inflammatory skin condition psoriasis, a small pilot study suggests.
Anne Heche to be taken off life support after organ transplant recipients found just days after she was declared brain dead.
"How do you have the lowest of lows and the highest of highs at the same time?" Wisconsin volleyball star Dana Rettke asked herself during UW's national championship run.
How a new NCAA football rule helped the Badgers, plus updates on Wisconsin center Joe Tippmann and OLB Aaron Witt, and tackle Jack Nelson's new truck.
FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- At 21, Chris O'Connell learned his pediatric cardiologist had retired. He was assigned a new doctor for the annual checkups he'd had all his life.
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Removing small, asymptomatic stones during endoscopic removal of ureteral or contralateral kidney stones is beneficial, according to a study published in the Aug. 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Anyone who has suffered through a large, painful kidney stone wants to avoid a repeat episode. Now a new trial confirms one preventive strategy: removing small "silent" stones before they cause trouble.
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Spinal surgery is painful, but fewer addictive opioid painkillers are needed now to help kids and teens manage it, a new study finds.
TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Among children undergoing elective tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, the incidence of perioperative respiratory adverse events (PRAEs) is reduced for those receiving premedication with intranasal dexmedetomidine, according to a study published online Aug. 9 in JAMA Network Open.
MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Women with breast cancer commonly see their sexual health decline, yet their doctors aren't telling them what to expect -- or what to do about it.
As more younger, single men ask for one following the Supreme Court abortion decision, a urologist explains what to expect with a vasectomy.
FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Fully vaccinated patients or those undergoing surgery without general anesthesia do not have increased risks for perioperative complications with surgery shortly following COVID-19 infection, according to a study published online July 15 in the Annals of Surgery.
FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- At Susan Mangini's checkup at age 2, the doctor subbing for her pediatrician asked about the girl's heart murmur.
THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Age and smoking are the most important risk factors associated with the five-year risk for developing any cancer, according to a study published online Aug. 3 in Cancer.
FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Most sexually active people will contract the human papillomavirus (HPV) during their lifetimes, and about 90% will clear it from their bodies. But some women are susceptible to the cervical lesions that infection brings, raising their risk for cervical cancer.
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Few women with silicone breast implants undergo magnetic resonance imaging in accordance with recommendations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a study published in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Three days after giving birth to her son, Anthony, Tanya Lydon was still in the hospital. She thought the lengthy stay was a little odd, but at the same time, the doctor gave no indication that anything was wrong, so she tried not to worry.
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In a draft guidance document issued July 28 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, content and formatting recommendations are presented for patient labeling information for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) devices.
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Laparoscopic surgery is noninferior to open gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer (AGC) at five years, according to a study published online July 20 in JAMA Surgery.
Jennifer Garner is warning fans to be cautious over 'injectables' and cosmetic surgery.
FRIDAY, July 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Women's satisfaction after breast reconstruction varies with quality-of-life ratings, according to a study published in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.