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Every year between 250.000 and 500.000 people suffer a spinal cord injury, MoreGrasp is intended to make their lives easier. The project aims to restore the lost gripping function in people with high paraplegia. Researchers at Graz University of Technology have  more...

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Not enough exercise, an unhealthy diet: Kidney stones develop when urine contains too many insoluble compounds and are now one of the most common diseases worldwide. The ailment annually affects 1.2 million people in Germany alone. The stones are broken up and  more...

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HR alerts and reminders, when used properly, offer clinicians a “safety net” whose function serves to mitigate patient risk and optimize the quality of care.  more...

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Little children have a great affinity to put foreign objects in almost every body opening. An X-ray can often find the answer. I have removed some strange things from the ears and nose and had surgeons remove a pin in the vagina and one in the trachea. more...

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Quick read: While IVs are common, they’re not without risks. Common IV complications include infiltrations, extravasations, hematomas, phlebitis and air embolisms. Infiltrations, extravasations and hematomas occur when fluid leaks into the surrounding tissue.  more...

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How successful is the treatment of anorectal disease in patients with HIV, what are their main complaints, in what cases surgery is the only way out - a brief display. more...

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Many people all over the world suffer from myopia, also known as nearsightedness. A severe elongation of the eyeball is the cause behind it. If it continues to progress, it ultimately leads to complete loss of vision. Now an innovative medical device intends to stop  more...

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Different imaging methods have made the inside of our body accessible for research, diagnosis and treatment. Researchers and physicians especially took the heart and its functions into their sights, since heart diseases affect countless people nowadays. This is why  more...

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Just like any surgical procedure, a hysterectomy has its own risks and possible complications. more...

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Parents put children at risk when they think they know more than a specialist. Several physicians have told me of their frustration about patients coming to them for advice and then not taking it. Many of these doctors are the top doctors in their specialties. I, too,  more...

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