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Dissolving stent for heart arteries passes first large test in U.S.

Now you see it, now you don’t. A new type of heart stent that works like dissolving stitches, slowly going away after it has done its job, passed its first major test in a large study, doctors said. 702 more words


Medical Malpractice: Ripples in the Minds of Physicians and Patients

Last year, in Alabama, A Walker County jury awarded $4 million to a widow.  She claimed that her husband had died due to the negligence of a medical expert who had mistaken a heart attack for stomach ache symptoms. 758 more words

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Novartis Announces NEJM Publication of Secukinumab Phase III

Novartis announced on Wednesday that results from the pivotal Phase III FUTURE 1 study for Secukinumab in psoriatic arthritis (PsA) were published online in the New England Journal of Medicine. 351 more words


Cancer treatment during pregnancy does not harm child, new study shows

SALT LAKE CITY — Imagine having to choose between your life and the life of your unborn child.

It’s a decision women battling cancer and carrying a child often have to make, but a new study could change their outlook and prognosis. 452 more words


Some breast cancer patients can skip chemotherapy: U.S. study

Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major U.S. study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient’s risk. 738 more words


Snake Bites Farmer On The Penis

Alright well if you’re not paying attention by now, we here at the Orange dont like snakes and none of you readers better either. I mean If Snakes would have a pact with anyone it should be a farmer. 499 more words

Would You Trust A Sleepy Surgeon?

If someone is going to cut on me, I want to make sure they are full of vim and vigor. Sharp as a fresh scalpel. And that they had a perfectly, wonderful, full night’s sleep before they go to work on me. 531 more words