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The aging American population means that more people are at risk for stroke

The aging American population means that more people are at risk for stroke

206 million patient visits will have been made to physician assistants (PAs) in 2004

206 million patient visits will have been made to physician assistants (PAs) in 2004

Study clearly showed the benefit of weight loss in terms of pain, function and quality of life

Study clearly showed the benefit of weight loss in terms of pain, function and quality of life

Stem cells grown from skin samples of adult patients with brain tumors could be used as a new brain tumor therapy

Stem cells grown from skin samples of adult patients with brain tumors could be used as a new brain tumor therapy

Sleep apnoea increases risks in general anaesthesia

Sleep apnoea increases risks in general anaesthesia

No convincing evidence that breast implants effect development of connective tissue disorders

No convincing evidence that breast implants effect development of connective tissue disorders

Tiny beads called microspheres could become the new weapon in the fight against liver cancer

Tiny beads called microspheres could become the new weapon in the fight against liver cancer

FDA approves partial artificial heart

FDA approves partial artificial heart

Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis do not necessarily develop resistance to antibiotics

Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis do not necessarily develop resistance to antibiotics

Patients with stable vitiligo may achieve good repigmentation with skin transplants using skin taken from normally-pigmented areas of their own bodies

Patients with stable vitiligo may achieve good repigmentation with skin transplants using skin taken from normally-pigmented areas of their own bodies

Weight loss surgery reduces components of  metabolic syndrome in obese patients

Weight loss surgery reduces components of metabolic syndrome in obese patients

The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori is high among patients about to undergo weight loss surgery

The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori is high among patients about to undergo weight loss surgery

Researchers use brain cells to correct involuntary muscle spasms in rats with ischemic spinal cord injury

Researchers use brain cells to correct involuntary muscle spasms in rats with ischemic spinal cord injury

Pfizer provides information about its COX-2 product Bextra (valdecoxib)

Pfizer provides information about its COX-2 product Bextra (valdecoxib)

Researchers have developed a novel drug-antidote pair

Researchers have developed a novel drug-antidote pair

Anesthetics are effective in reducing the pain of circumcision in newborns

Anesthetics are effective in reducing the pain of circumcision in newborns

Significant steps to fight a deadly childhood muscle cancer

Significant steps to fight a deadly childhood muscle cancer

Some patients who undergo treatment considered to be the last resort for severe obesity can develop peripheral neuropathy

Some patients who undergo treatment considered to be the last resort for severe obesity can develop peripheral neuropathy

Surgical remedies for snoring and sleep disorders

Surgical remedies for snoring and sleep disorders

Dermatologists now have many treatment options that can significantly reduce the appearance of scars or make them disappear all together

Dermatologists now have many treatment options that can significantly reduce the appearance of scars or make them disappear all together