Talk to nurse to ease pain, anxiety during surgery

Simple distraction techniques, such as talking to a nurse, watching a DVD or using stress balls, can help patients to relax during varicose vein surgery and reduce their pain, says a study.

Injecting anesthetic near nerve bundle in neck reduces hot flashes significantly

A new research has shown that injecting a little anesthetic near a nerve bundle in the neck, can cut troublesome hot flashes significantly.