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Thyroid surgery safe for older p ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Oct 2009 10:02pm Thyroid surgery safe for older patients, study finds AUGUSTA, Ga., 22 oct 2009 – Thyroid surgery is safe for older patients, say physicians who found only slight differences in rates of complications and hospital readmissions in a multi-year study. "We were pleasantly surprised," says Dr. Melanie W. Seybt, endocrine-head and neck surgeon at ... Read on »
Study Examines Effort to Preserve Voice During Thyroid Surgery by Medline Plus Posted Fri 16 May 2014 4:00pm Researchers use electrodes to monitor vocal cord during procedure Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Thyroid Cancer , Thyroid Diseases , Voice Disorders Read on »
Thyroid Surgery Riskier for Older Patients: Study by HealthFinder Posted Fri 30 Mar 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Those between 65 and 79 had twice the risk of serious side effects. FRIDAY, March 30 (Health ... Read on »
Save Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery with new Afirma Molecular Marker Test by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 05 Jan 2011 12:00am Well thyroid patients heading to elective surgery for suspicious but not positive diagnosis of thyroid cancer, there is now a test, Afirma that can save you and 35,000 others this year from that surgery. It is a marker test with 143 genes, that if present on a 2 pass ultrasound guided FNA will give you a 96% chance it is benign. This is good eno ... Read on »
The Thyroid Surgery – Includes a Nasty Pic! by Rozzibee Posted Fri 05 Nov 2010 12:00am 2 Comments 05Nov10 I am home from hospital. I didn’t have to discharge myself, they were more than happy to let me go! I arrived at the hospital at 7.30am yesterday. Neil dropped me off while he and Jake parked up. Then it worked out that he wasn’t allowed onto the admissions bay wit ... Read on »
How You’re Damaging Your Nerves And What You Can Do About It. by bengreenfield Facebook Posted Fri 16 Mar 2012 10:12pm Dr. Fletcher, today’s interview guest, is a powerful force in chiropractic. Quietly he has become known as the leader in neural scan interpretation and wellness practice development.  Today, thousands of doctors from Europe , Australia and North America listen to his communication strategies and use his coaching methods to transform their ... Read on »
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Could Prevent And Treat Nerve Damage, Research Suggests by Erica Verrillo Posted Tue 12 Mar 2013 9:16am Source: Queen Mary, University of London , January 11, 2012 Research from Queen Mary, University of London suggests that omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish oil, have the potential to protect nerves from injury and help them to regenerate. When nerves are damaged because of an accident or injury, patients experience pain, we ... Read on »
STUDY FINDS EVIDENCE OF NERVE DAMAGE IN AROUND HALF OF FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS... by Barmac Posted Sun 15 Sep 2013 3:14pm According to an article in Medical News Today, about half of a small group of patients with fibromyalgia was found to have damage to nerve fibers in their skin and other evidence of a disease called small-fiber polyneuropathy (SFPN). Unlike fibromyalgia, which has had no known causes and few effective treatments, SFPN has a clear pathol ... Read on »
Treating the Nerve Damage from Diabetes by DiabetesII .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: The nervous system of the body is divided into two major parts. The central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system includes, but is not limited to, the nerves of the arms, hands, legs, feet, and toes. Peripheral neuropathy is the term for damage to the nerves of the peripheral nervous syst ... Read on »
New approach of screening drugs that encourage stem cells to repair damaged tissue by David Granovsky Posted Fri 02 Jul 2010 12:00am New approach of screening drugs that encourage stem cells to repair damaged tissue 12. July 2010 06:13 Professor Fiona Watt will today (12 July) give the Anne McLaren Memorial Lecture at the UK National Stem Cell Network annual science meeting and will detail a new approach to screening for drugs that target stem cells. To begin ... Read on »