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September 18, 2017
Astronauts sometimes experience poor vision when returning home. The culprit may be pressure changes in the brain, caused by zero gravity. Researchers are teaming up to solve the problem with a relatively simple solution
Heart issues may make even non-invasive surgery like aortic valve replacement dangerous for some patients; the risk of stroke due to debris dislodging during surgery is highly possible. Now a newly-approved device may help lower the risks
After years of animal testing, researchers at Penn State have developed a therapy to treat some of the most resistant cancers, without damaging any healthy cells, and that treatment is now in the early stages of testing on humans
Most implant procedures go well, but sometimes, there is gum loss that causes self-consciousness and tooth sensitivity. A new technique is now allowing dentists to move gums back into place without cutting or stitching
For people who have multiple health conditions, fixing one can sometimes lead to problems with the other. A new technology precisely controls and measures the amount of dye used in heart catheterizations and other procedures requiring imaging

Doctor’s In-depth Interview of the week

Do Breast Implants Cause Lymphoma? – In-Depth Doctor Interview

Quote of the week:

My favourite poem is the one that starts ‘Thirty days hath September’ because it actually tells you something.

— Groucho Marx
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