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  • Surgery


    In medicine, surgery (from the Greek χειρουργική, or chirurgical, and latin chirurgiae meaning “hand work”) is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate and/or treat a pathological [...]

  • Modern Surgery Overview

    Modern Surgery Overview

    Although it is sometimes difficult to determine when a medical procedure is considered surgery, a medical treatment that involves a cutting of a patient’s live tissue (e.g., hair and nails are dead tissue) is usually [...]

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

    Laparoscopic Surgery

    Laparoscopy, or minimally invasive surgery, is not a new procedure. However, it wasn’t until the 1990s after a significant advance in the technology for laparoscopic clip appliers that the use of this surgical technique became [...]

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    Healthy Lifestyle

    In this day and age we see the rapid increase of the number of fitness gyms located in our areas. This is to promote the so called healthy lifestyle that many yearn for, but is [...]

  • Hope for the Paralyzed

    Hope for the Paralyzed

    When we think of those unlucky enough to be paralyzed, we think of how sorry we are that they can’t live as normal people do and how they live in the hope of being one. [...]

  • The Risk of Cancer

    The Risk of Cancer

    Cancer is one sickness we always hear about, in the United States alone the estimated number of new cancer cases in 2012 is around 1.6 million. Cancer is a common sickness that usually occurs in [...]