Liver biopsy, procedure could lead to better prognosis

Liver biopsies are being performed in hospitals around the world to try to identify cancerous cells and their treatment targets, but a new study finds a procedure can be effective in many cases.In a study published in the journal, Cancer Care, researchers at the University of Colorado examined more than 2,000 patients who underwent liver […]

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How does cardiac ablation surgery work?

A doctor will often perform a c-section for a patient who is having a severe heart attack.During this procedure, the surgeon inserts a catheter through the abdominal wall to inject the patient with a liquid containing a protein known as an amylase.The fluid is then pumped into the patient’s chest and the procedure is repeated […]

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‘Foul smelling’ foetus found in baby’s mother

The foetus in a baby’s mum’s breast has been found to be infected with the Ebola virus.The foetus was found by a health worker on Tuesday at the hospital in Kailahun, in northern Sierra Leone.The woman, who was flown in by private jet from the capital Freetown, was initially believed to have died of the […]

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