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  • Appendicitis in Young Male Adults

    Appendicitis in Young Male Adults
    Appendicitis refers to an acute inflammatory process involving the appendix, which is a small, worm-like appendage of the first part of the colon, writes Dr. Jason Roland, co-director of minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery at Good Samaritan...
  • Homicides in Hampton Roads: 2009

    CHESAPEAKE Feb. 27. Constance Stepney (55) and grandson Terrell Stepney (19). Police went to address on Ida Street and found Terrell suffering from drug overdose. Found Constance inside, dead at the scene. Terrell pronounced dead 2/28 at hospital. Police...
  • The Bigger the Belly, the Bigger the Risks

    The scene plays out repeatedly in Dr. George Griffing's office: Big, round bellies come through his exam-room door well before the rest of the patients' bodies. That's when Griffing, professor of internal medicine at St. Louis University Medical School,...
  • A healthy lifestyle and regular screening help fight colon cancer

    You are empowered to reduce the risks of getting colorectal cancer, commonly called colon cancer. How? - Eat a low-fat diet. - Exercise regularly. - Maintain a healthy body weight. "Excessive alcohol has also been associated with an increased...
  • Found: The source of ... belly-button lint

    Found: The source of ... belly-button lint
    A chemist in Vienna has taken the term "navel gazing" to its logical extreme and guaranteed himself a curious epitaph: Unraveler of the mysteries of belly-button lint. Georg Steinhauser discovered that there is a certain type of body hair responsible for...
  • Bringing Bellyaching to an End

    Bringing Bellyaching to an End
    There's something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company--which leaves many of us suffering one problem or another in silence. Yet fixes can be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or taking over-the-...
  • Gallbladder removed through mouth

    Gallbladder removed through mouth
    As part of the trend in developing surgeries without external wounds, surgeons this summer removed a woman's gallbladder through her mouth. The operation was performed as part of a clinical trial at the University of California, San Diego School of...
  • Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers

    Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers
    Colonoscopy is an important tool to detect colorectal cancer. In recent years, virtual colonoscopy, which involves a CT scan of the colon instead of the invasive, optical inspection of the colon, has been shown to be as effective as traditional...
  • VHH doctor performs innovative obesity surgery

    A patient who underwent an innovative weight loss surgery at Verdugo Hills Hospital last month is recovering and back at work in clothes that fit more loosely than they used to. Dr. Ara Keshishian, a Glendale-based bariatric surgeon, performed the...
  • Nothing up sleeve but friendship

    A wire snakes from the EKG monitor, swoops past the rolling cart with the chocolate milk and orange wedges, up the bed, past the pink teddy bear and around Sarah's thumb. Inside Room 504 at Rush Children's Hospital, the EKG monitor blips. Sarah's heart...
  • On a Scale of Life or Death

    On a Scale of Life or Death
    It started with a terrible dream: Cyrus Tehrani had died. At the funeral, his wife and six children wept over his outsized coffin. That nightmare jolted Joe Guarderas awake. He knew that if his best friend Cyrus, 34, didn't take drastic action, the dream...