It's one of the most common injuries seen in contact sports, and it's also one of the most dangerous. In this Healthy You story, we look at signs and symptoms parents and athletes need to pay attention to if they have a concussion.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Brain cancer is one of the deadliest cancers. The surgery to remove the tumor is often very invasive. But now engineers at Vanderbilt University have designed a device that can make surgery easier for both doctor and patient, and the same technology also holds promise for lung cancer diagnosis.
Scalp cooling has been used in one form or another for the past few years to help some cancer patients preserve hair, but those devices were limited to certain patients with breast cancer only. Doctors now say cooling is effective for people battling a wider variety of cancers.
Chronic mesenteric ischemia causes severe stomach pain and is often overlooked or misdiagnosed. It affects fewer than 200,000 people a year in the US, and vascular surgeons can now treat the condition with a procedure that means a faster recovery.