Study: Popular Heartburn Drug Might Raise Your Risk Of Premature DeathThis is just the latest of many studies linking PPIs to adverse side effects, including hip fractures, kidney disease, infections, dementia and esophageal cancer.
New Device Could One Day Lead To More Viable Organs For Life-Saving TransplantsRather than putting an organ on ice, the machine pumps oxygen-rich blood, nutrients and medications through the liver to keep it working and warm.
Life-Saving Surgery Replaces Woman’s Entire Aorta With Synthetic VersionNowadays, doctors can replace any number of body parts with man-made ones, including hips, knees, eye lenses, even heart valves. And the medical advances keep coming.
Researchers Test Patch That Lets People Give Themselves Flu VaccineOnly 40 percent of adults in the United States get a flu shot each year, but a skin patch could change the way they receive the annual vaccine.
Radar Vest Could Help Patients With Congestive Heart Failure Reduce Hospital VisitsFluid build-up is a symptom of heart failure that often lands patients in the hospital. The key to preventing hospitalization is to catch that build-up before it becomes serious.
New Techniques Improve Hip & Knee Replacement SurgeriesIf your knees creak and your hips hurt, you might soon be one of the millions of Americans who have a total knee or hip replacement each year. But not to worry, these aren’t your grandfather’s joint replacements anymore.
New Procedure Has People Swallowing Balloons To Lose WeightDo you have 10 or 20 pounds to lose that you can’t seem to shake? There’s a new FDA-approved procedure that might just help you do that.
Doctors In Brazil Treat Severe Burns Using Fish SkinSome centers are testing the technique because they don't have access to enough of the bandages that are common in the United States.
Patients With Chronic Pain Turn From Prescription Opioids To Medical MarijuanaWith the growing opioid epidemic, doctors are looking into alternatives to addictive prescriptions for treating chronic pain. Some experts believe medical marijuana could help curb the nation’s narcotic drug crisis.
Couple Swaps Wedding Registry For Bone Marrow Registry, Asks Guests To Become DonorsFrom day one, Bill Begal knew his bride was his match. But the Institute for Justice says about 3,000 people died each year because they can’t find their match.
Know The Signs: Experts Say Heart Disease Can Develop Early In WomenShould women in their 20s and 30s be concerned about heart disease?
'Yo-Yo Dieting' Linked To Increased Risk Of Health Issues, Study SaysWe've all been there: You lose a few pounds and before you know it, the weight starts creeping back.