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Fewer complications after MIRS introduced for endometrial cancer

(HealthDay)—The introduction of minimally invasive robotic surgery (MIRS) is associated with a significantly lower risk for severe complications among patients with early-stage endometrial cancer, according to a study published ...

Medical research

Sweetening the deal on bone repair

By replacing or replenishing injured tissue with biomimetic structures, scientists can help initiate stem cell-driven repair cascades throughout the body. Insights from an A*STAR-led study of the interactions between bone ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research shines light on preventing infection after miscarriage

New international guidelines on how to provide treatment for women having miscarriage surgery are needed after a large-scale international trial led by the University of Birmingham examined if antibiotics can avoid the surgical ...

Surgery

Study suggests hip replacement patients can skip hip precautions

Low-risk patients undergoing a total hip replacement with a posterior approach can skip the standard hip precautions currently recommended for post-surgical recovery, according to a new study conducted at Hospital for Special ...