New study discovers cost-effective implant options for hip replacement surgery. Small-head cemented metal-on-plastic hip replacements less than 36 mm in diameter are the most cost-effective in patients older than 65, reveals a new study.
New study highlights that handheld electronic devices like cell phones and tablets as a potential source of exposure to toxic chemicals such as organophosphate esters that are often used in flame retardants.
Fasting for lab tests is not safe for patients with diabetes, reveals a new study. While fasting or skipping breakfast for lab tests may increase the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in most diabetics.
Gene therapy offers fresh hope in the fight against blood disorders. With more development, this technology could be useful in treatment for inherited blood disorders such as sickle cell anemia and thalassemia.