Tag Archives: Surgery

Weight-Loss Surgery Just as Successful for Teens With Down Syndrome

FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 — Young people with Down syndrome or other cognitive impairments are just as successful in shedding excess pounds after weight-loss surgery as their peers, a new study finds. Researchers reviewed outcomes for 63 young people, aged 13 to 24, who had bariatric surgery at Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C.… Read More »

Team GB cyclist reveals she needed VULVA surgery after years on the saddle

Team GB cyclist reveals she needed VULVA surgery after years of ‘sitting right on the money’ as figures show soaring numbers of women are choosing similar operations to stop saddle sores Hannah Dines, 25, said she suffered with a lipoma on her vulva for five years Lipomas are non-cancerous but grow over time and cause… Read More »

J&J is said to mull buying robotic surgery firm Auris Health

Sources say Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest maker of healthcare products, is pursuing an acquisition of Auris Health. The deal would bring Johnson & Johnson cutting-edge surgical robotics technology, people with knowledge of the matter said. J&J is seeking to purchase Auris at a premium to the valuation from its latest funding round, according… Read More »