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Posts tagged ‘patient’

6
Feb
medical-tourism

Build it and they will come

In medical tourism’s “Field of Dreams”, the mantra of “Build it and they will come” has become a well worn phrase often heard at conferences and promoted too frequently by advisers and consultants. Ian Youngman from IMTJ debunks the myth. Read moreRead more


17
Jun
spine

When it comes to spine surgery, patient characteristics are more important than technology

Medical researchers who investigate the efficacy of spinal surgery options conducted a study that compared a new procedure with a traditional surgical approach for a common condition that may cause chronic neck pain. Read moreRead more


13
Apr
money

British People Delay Their Dental Visits Due To Financial Issues

Nowadays, we hear a lot about free dental care programs and clinics operating in many regions of the United States. American government widely sponsors dental services in many clinics and medical centers throughout the country, from California to New York. Read moreRead more


11
Mar
stem-cells-technologies

Girl recovers from brain tumor after her stem cells rebuild her immune system

Alba, a girl from Cadiz in Spain, has recovered from medulloblastoma, a highly malignant brain tumor, after having received her own stem cells as part of her treatment. These stem cells had been obtained from her umbilical cord at the time of her birth and had been preserved and stored by Cryo-Save in Niel, Belgium. Read moreRead more


31
Jan
hip-replacement

Orthopedic surgery: Can I Be Allergic to a Metal Implant?

Metal implants are used in a variety of orthopedic surgical settings, including fracture repair and joint replacement surgery. Some people are concerned about developing an allergic reaction to the metal implants. Is this possible, and could it be a cause of pain or irritation after surgery? Read moreRead more