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November 20, 2017
Traditional surgery for pancreatic cancer requires a lengthy, open procedure and lots of recovery time. Now, advancements in robotics are making it possible for doctors to operate in this delicate area in a minimally-invasive way.
Coping with breast cancer surgery and treatment can be draining, but preparing for breast reconstruction can also be a painful process … until now. See how new technology is making the journey easier on patients
In 2002 a study came out saying estrogen hormones caused increased health risks, creating a lot of concern. Now, one researcher says it’s time to rethink hormone therapy during a specific period of time when a woman goes through menopause
It frequently occurs when children drown and are resuscitated but are left with brain damage. Researchers now believe the damage is confined to a tiny area of the brain, paving the way for new treatments
Some people with epilepsy have persistent and severe seizures that can’t be controlled with medicine. Surgery is an option only if doctors can locate the exact problem area in the brain. Now, a new type of imaging is allowing them to do just that..

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In order to keep a true perspective of one’s importance, everyone whould have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him.” 

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