Obese patients are at no greater risk of failure or complications after undergoing percutaneous nephrostolithotomy (PCNL) than non-obese individuals, a study found.
Type 2 diabetics who lose weight soon after diagnosis are likely to still meet BP and glycemic control targets even if they fail to keep the pounds off, a study found.
Visitors to the Beijing Olympics saw the products of a remarkable construction campaign: new highways, bridges, power plants, and airports. Seeking to develop their economy, the Chinese are racing to build modern infrastructure. China is hardly alone in its boom.
Doctors can be held liable for negligence even when the odds were against a patient’s survival in the first place, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled. The decision marks the first time the state’s Supreme Judicial Court recognized “loss of chance” and opens the doors for more plaintiffs to seek damages.