Physical exercise before surgery has been shown to help cancer patients recover faster.
Medscape reports on a surgical checklist to improve communication and reduce potential errors during shift changes and patient handoffs. Studies showed that following just a four-item checklist resulted in more efficient handoffs.
Medicine may take lessons from the creation of the polio vaccine—the principles of making a polio vaccine would apply to an Ebola vaccine, but more human clinical trials are first needed.
This article takes a critical look at Apple’s Health App, specifically its lack of integration with the iPad.
A diet of low-carb and high-fat foods may help reduce epileptic seizures in adults.
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