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Could bariatric arterial embolization offer a safer, easier and more effective alternative to gastric surgery in the treatment of obesity? A recent pilot study gives hope.
Fentanyl patch prescription is safer than in the past, but physicians are still not meeting the safety requirement that patients should already have some opioid tolerance.
As virtual visits grow in popularity among patients with acute conditions, a study reveals variation in the quality of treatment - depending on the company and the condition.
While a higher intake of calcium was found to lower cardiovascular disease risk for older adults in a new study, it had no effect on the risks for stroke and fractures.
Synthetic oxytocin delivered through a nasal spray has improved self-control in a group of overweight and obese men; it could be a novel treatment strategy for obesity.
Using stem cells, scientists grew complex 3D skin tissue - complete with hair follicles and sebaceous glands - that connected with nerves and muscle fibers when implanted in mice.
By identifying two different herpes virus strains of different origins in one person, researchers show how virology could one day join DNA fingerprinting as a forensic tool.