Tag: surgery

How surgery can damage your heart

According to a new study, any surgery you have can damage your heart — even when it’s not your ticker that’s getting tinkered with.

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Prostate surgery doesn’t save lives in most cancer cases

According to a new study - one of the longest and largest ever on the topic - going under the knife has no significant benefit over observation for early-stage prostate cancer patients.

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Surgery should NOT be standard diabetes treatment

Recently, top medical groups called for gastric bypass surgery to be a standard recommendation for patients with diabetes. But two medical minds are saying there’s a much simpler, cheaper [...]

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Going in for “routine” hospital visit? Read this first!

According to recent research out of Johns Hopkins revealed that mistakes made during hospitalisation kill a quarter-million people every year! That makes it the NUMBER THREE cause of death, right [...]

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Disfiguring surgery won’t save your life

If you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, you’ll do anything to beat it… and keep it from coming back. Over the years, I’ve seen more and more women go to extremely desperate measures. Many [...]

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Common shoulder injury heals well without surgery

According to the study, conducted at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, patients treated without shoulder surgery for a common dislocation returned to work sooner, had fewer complications and [...]

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New questions raised about beta-blockers

If you’re taking any blood pressure medication - specifically beta-blockers - you should always get a second opinion from a qualified alternative health doctor to see if you really need them.

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Weight-loss surgery linked to increased suicide risk

Weight-loss can be an endless battle... I know patients who feel like they put on five pounds every time they look at a muffin... they’ve tried every diet under the sun — and all they ended up [...]

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Breast cancer surgery won’t add a day to your life

Most of the 100,000 women opted to have either part of their breast or both breasts removed. But neither surgery helped these women live longer or better lives at all.

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Common surgery boosts heart attack risk up to 800%

Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine collected data for about 20,000 people over the age of 50 with osteoarthritis who had total joint replacement and compared these patients [...]

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