Tag: "armpit" at medical news
Armpit odour enhances mood
smells of old ladies are the latest mood-enhancing substances to be uncovered by scientists - but they warn that those of young men may have the reverse effect. The Pennsylvania-based team believe that the effect may be due to the human ability to de...
Comparing Breast surgery techniques
...tudied 1005 women who had no sign of cancer in the armpit
lymph nodes. Some had radical mastectomy, some had simple mastectomy with radiation or - if the nodes became positive - removal of the nodes. They also studied 502 women with lymph node involvement - who received similar treatment. There were no s...
98.6 degrees no longer the benchmark for normal temperature
... him after collecting and analysing over a million armpit
temperatures for 25,000 patients.// This has been corrected by Harvard researchers and appears in the April issue of the Harvard Health Letter. The average normal temperature for adults is found to be 98.2 degrees, not 98.6 degrees, and replaced ...
Crisis Of Bubonic Plague In New Mexico
...m fever; painful swollen lymph nodes in the groin, armpit
or neck, chills, headache, vomiting and to diarrhea for bubonic plague. No human cases were found in 2004 after a death in 1994. Keeping home nearby areas clean, rodents-free envirnment, avoiding sick or dead rodents, keeping pets from roaming or h...
Post-Operative Pain in Breast Cancer Surgery
...y, after weeks or months, near the breast, next to armpit
and in the upper arm on the same side. In a study published in the September 2006 Journal of Pain, lead author Robert H. Dworkin, Ph.D., a University of Rochester Medical Center professor of anesthesiology, neurology, oncology and psychiatry, and i...
Surgeon Develops Procedure to Prevent Arm Swelling in Breast Cancer Patients
... lymph nodes and most of the fat and tissue in the armpit
often resulted in complications, including lymphed...edicting if the cancer has spread to the remaining armpit
lymph nodes, known as axillary lymph nodes. This is a less invasive surgery and reduces the likeliho...