Chinese doctors have removed more than 100 fish bones from a man's rectum after he ate two servings of boiled carp a week earlier who sought for medical help after complaining of acute pain while defecating.
Reasons why older people don't like digital technologies have been identified, the fear of making mistakes and wider concerns about their social responsibility are among reasons why older people are rejecting digital technologies.
Barbershop-based health intervention effectively reduces blood pressure in African-American men, showing that an informal setting (such as the barbershop) can go a long way in improving patient outcome in a chronic condition like hypertension.
Bronchial thermoplasty (BT) is a new device-based therapy approved by the FDA in 2010. A series of three radio-frequency treatments are used to open the airways of adults with a severe asthmatic cough.
Patients with colon cancer who used the iPad app were educated about different types of screening tests and were also able to order the test they wanted, which has drastically increased colon cancer screening.