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Combo Screening Doesn't Spot Early Ovarian Cancer

... the researchers pointed out. Dr. David G. Mutch, the Ira C. and Judith gall Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University, St. ... Comprehensive Cancer Center; David G. Mutch, M.D., Ira C. and Judith gall Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St. Louis; ...

David G. Mutch Elected 41st President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

... MD, Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology and Ira and Judith gall Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Washington University ... from 1993-1999 when he was named to his current position of Ira and Judith gall Professor since 1999 and Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, ...

Patients Issue Summer Call to Action: 'We Need You to Donate Blood -- NOW'

... Stacey Mason-Sotille, a 37-year old mother of two, was 11 months old when she was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia. The disease has caused gall bladder disease, pulmonary hypertension and temporary blindness. "I've been in and out of the hospital three to four times a year," Stacey Mason ...

Motion Filed to Consolidate Yasmin/YAZ Litigation in Toledo, Ohio

... across the country who have suffered injuries, including deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, seizures, gall bladder injuries, and death after using the birth control pills Yasmin/YAZ and Ocella. The three firms and their lead lawyers handling this ...

Largest U.S. Health Insurer Rewarded Employees That Cancelled Coverage of Sick Patients

... died of lymphoma after his health insurer cancelled his coverage. Otto's insurer based the rescission on Otto's failure to disclose an aneurysm and gall stones on his application -- conditions that Otto's doctor had never told him about. All three insurance executives who testified at the House ...

Five Steps to Improve Care and Lower the Cost of Your Surgery

... or if it will make a difference in your diagnosis or treatment decision. For example, there are several different imaging studies to diagnose gall bladder stones. An ultrasound test is typically the single best test to diagnose this condition and usually the least expensive imaging study. 3. ...

CEO of iZO Cleanze Completes Day 50 of 100-Day Juice Cleanse

... Juicer to the Stars beats Candida and loses 20 pounds by flooding his body with iZO Juice nutrients--detoxifying the bowels, liver, gall bladder, kidney and blood to reach ultimate goal of sublime health LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tim Martin, Celebrity Juicer and ...

Dilon Technologies' Slant15(TM) and LEHR Collimators Enhance Imaging Capabilities

... collimator for general nuclear medicine applications. Uses include thyroid imaging, parathyroid imaging, sentinel node imaging, spot bone imaging, gall bladder ejection, and pediatric imaging studies. "With the release of these new collimators, we are expanding breast imaging and general ...

America's Top Hospitals Cut Patient Death Rate 27%

... 8 percent lower risk of complications for diagnoses and procedures that include orthopedic and neurosurgery, vascular surgery, prostate surgery and gall bladder surgery. From 2005 to 2007, the top-rated hospitals reduced in-hospital complication rates by more than 3.9 percent, compared to about 2.5 ...

Top hospitals have 27 percent lower mortality: Annual HealthGrades study

... Hospital for Clinical Excellence for diagnoses and procedures that include orthopedic and neurosurgery, vascular surgery, prostate surgery and gall bladder surgery. For those same procedures and diagnoses, Distinguished Hospitals reduced inhospital complication rates by 3.92 percent from 2005 ...

Foundation Releases Comprehensive Regional Health Care Report Card

... range from $1,949 to $4,718. Medicare payments to the region's hospitals also vary sharply. The amount Medicare reimburses hospitals in the Bronx for gall bladder surgery, for example, ranges from $7,496 to $14,005. About the New York Regional Health Care Report Card Data HMO quality data in the New ...

Obesity Rates Up in 37 States: Report

... blood pressure are in the South. Besides type 2 diabetes, obesity has been linked to coronary heart disease and stroke, cancer, osteoarthritis, gall bladder disease, liver disease and pregnancy complications, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The report also noted a ...

Penn researchers find a new role for a 'Foxy Old Gene'

... the regulation of bile salts. The study was published online this week in Nature Medicine . Bile, although made in the liver, is stored in the gall bladder and transported through ducts to the small intestine where it helps to digest fats from food. Bile salts, chemicals in bile that help digest ...

Leading Eating Disorder Treatment Center Identifies Popular Diet Myths

... weight cycling may elevate blood pressure, reduce good cholesterol, deplete the body of heart-protective omega-3 fatty acids and increase risk for gall bladder disease, kidney and breast cancer," said Juliet Zuercher, registered dietitian and director of nutrition services at Remuda Programs for ...

Heterotopic gastric tissue simulating acute appendicitis

... in locations outside of the digestive tract. This "heterotopic" gastric tissue has been identified in such diverse locations as the scrotum, the gall bladder, and the spinal cord. This case, reported by a team led by Dr. Steven Paul Schmidt, is described in the April 14, 2008 edition of the ...

UAB study shows investigational drug may treat biliary cancers

... as a possible pancreatic cancer therapy. Triphendiol is being developed by Marshall Edwards Inc., as a treatment for late stage pancreatic and gall bladder cancer and recently received orphan drug status by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Triphendiol has been licensed by Novogen to ...

Women Can Now Learn About Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Treatments at AAGL.org

... While endoscopic techniques are transforming the practice of surgery, its rate of adoption rate in gynecology has been slow. Laparoscopic surgery for gall bladder removal reached an 80% adoption rate in just ten years, while laparoscopic hysterectomy, which was introduced 10 years ago, is still used for ...

Symposium to explore role nanoparticles may play in disease

... questions. One of the questions physiologists want to explore is whether nanoparticles can cause diseases such as atherosclerosis, kidney stones, gall stones and periodontal disease. Dr. Lieske is investigating how nano-sized crystals in the kidney can lead to the development of kidney stones. Dr. ...

Bone Crusher, the King of VH1's Celebrity Fit Club With the Record of 'Biggest Individual Weight Loss,' Releases Fitness DVD!

... the risks of many diseases and health conditions including hypertension, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, dyslipidemia (high cholesterol), gall bladder disease, some forms of cancer, and others. "Battle of the Bulge" is a tool that will help those who fall in the 32.9% category to lose weight ...

Top hospitals have 27 percent lower mortality, annual HealthGrades study finds

... Hospital for Clinical Excellence for diagnoses and procedures that include orthopedic and neurosurgery, vascular surgery, prostate surgery and gall bladder surgery. For those same procedures and diagnoses, Distinguished Hospitals reduced inhospital post-surgical complication rates by 2.35 ...

Medifacts Systems, Inc. Grants Exclusive License for Genetic Test Patent to Mayo Clinic

... areas. However, it can lead to anemia, which is the characteristic presenting symptom, and other health complications involving the spleen, gall stones, and heart failure. There is no cure for thalassemia and the best treatment available today consists of frequent blood transfusions (every two ...

Z-shaped incision enhances minimally invasive surgery

... perfected their tunneling technique, Moyer and colleagues will try to figure out how exactly to remove surgical specimens from an operation. "The gall bladder, small tumors, even the ovaries are potentially removable through this technique," said Mathew. "We could in theory make the tunnel as big as ...

Z-shaped incision enhances minimally-invasive surgery

... perfected their tunneling technique, Moyer and colleagues will try to figure out how exactly to remove surgical specimens from an operation. "The gall bladder, small tumors, even the ovaries are potentially removable through this technique," said Mathew. "We could in theory make the tunnel as big as ...

OHSU researchers: Surgery, radiation gives early survival advantage in bile duct cancer

... The specific cancer type studied, locoregional extraheptitc cholangiocarcinoma (EHCC), is an uncommon cancer of the bile ducts between the liver and gall bladder. Patients with this cancer typically experience symptoms at advanced stages, and cure rates are low even with aggressive therapy. Patients ...

Big Relief for Tiny Itch Mites Found in All Natural Spray Remedy

... have plagued the golfers with a week or more of constant itching. Hundreds of Chicago area residents have been plagued by the microscopic oak leaf gall mite, also known as the itch mite. These tiny mites leave small red, pimple-like bites that can take weeks to heal. Scratching the bites can lead to ...

First New York/New Jersey Health Care Report Card Released

... premiums in New Jersey range from $1,732 to $3,630. Medicaid costs billed by the region's hospitals also vary. The amount Medicaid reimburses for gall bladder surgery, for example, ranges from $2,300 to $16,125. "The ability of individuals to be able to make informed decisions about the health care ...

Call In Fruits And Vegetables To Avoid Gall Stones

... and vegetables to your diet could actually curb// gall stone formation. The results of the ... scrutinized the dietary patterns and incidence of gall bladder removal among 77,090 female nurses aged ... those women who had to undergo surgery to remove gall bladder stones. This often involves the complete ...

New York Doctors Remove Gallbladder Through Vagina

... The new project focuses on removal of abdominal organs — like the gall bladder, appendix, adrenal, spleen and pancreas — using endoscopes passed ... But, to me, violating the integrity of the stomach wall to take out the gall bladder is against the basic rules of surgery, including the Kiss ...

Acute Pancreatitis On The Rise Due To Alcohol Consumption

... pancreatitis. Acute pancreatitis is mainly caused // by alcohol abuse and gall stones. It produces a sudden attack of severe upper abdominal pain, often ... acute pancreatitis in Oxford, England. An increase in the occurrence of gall stones may have also contributed to the rise, researchers ...

NEW ROBOTIC SURGERY ARM APPROVED BY FDA

... marketing a robotic device that enables a surgeon to perform laparoscopic gall bladder and reflux disease surgery while seated at a console with a ... be used in an operating room in laparoscopic procedures, for example for gall bladder disease or gastro-ensophageal reflux disease (severe heartburn). ...

Four Organ Transplants Dont Help, Canadian Teenager Dies

... transplant at Toronto General Hospital. During the surgery, he received a new liver, pancreas, stomach and bowel, and also had his spleen and gall bladder removed. MacIver suffered from a rare condition where blood vessels in his bowels would not only bleed, but also damage his other ...

Memory Loss Linked to Cognitive Disorders

... major mechanisms by which memories are formed and stored in the brain. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Christine M. gall and Gary Lynch at the University of California, Irvine. As part of the study, researchers collected brain tissues from rats and mice, which ...

Will the Cervical Cancer Vaccine Have Long Term Benefits?

... the cancer already infecting the body. That is why the FDA has approved the vaccine Gardasil to women from the age group 9-26. As according to Dr. gall “This would really help us make headway in getting into the population that needs it.” It would help prevent genital wart that the young usually ...

Agra Surgeon Conducts Fifty Operations at One Go

... at the Shanti-Ved hospital in Agra at around 10 p.m. Thursday night and continued surgeries without a break till 10 a.m. Friday morning, removing 45 gall bladders and five appendixes, with his surgery technique, which he describes as a "bloodless coup" of sorts. Prakash is assisted by his doctor ...

28% Lower Mortality Rate In Top U.S. Hospitals

... Hospital for Clinical Excellence for diagnoses and procedures that include orthopedic and neurosurgery, vascular surgery, prostate surgery and gall bladder surgery. · For those same procedures and diagnoses, Distinguished Hospitals reduced post-surgical complication rates by 3.39 percent. ...

Indian Scientist Sues International Genetic Centre for $5 Million

... group's achievements. Mohan's lawyers, in the affidavit, however contest this by pointing out that more than half of the 36 papers published on gall midge in India in the last 10 years came from his group and that he has also filed seven patents. The group had secured total grants of more ...

Weight Gaining And Losing May Increase Men's Risk For Gallstones

... cycling may increase men's risk for gallstones later in// life. When a solid mass of cholesterol, bile and calcium salts gets accumulated in the gall bladder, it results in the Gallstone disease. Around 25,000 men were targeted for the study and it was found that the associations remained ...

Prestigious Wilson Award Goes To Yale Cell Biologist Joel Rosenbaum

... movement. Other past Yale faculty who have received the award are George Palade and Marilyn Farquhar (University of California, San Diego), Joseph gall (Carnegie Institute of Embryology), and Bruce Nicklas (Duke University).