Weight loss surgery may kill romance, hit family life

 Want to shed those extra kilos through weight loss surgery? Do it before you get hitched! According to a study, being married might actually work against those who want to put off weight, reveals a study.

Frequent sore throats? Tonsil removal can offer relief

Adults suffering from frequent sore throats might find relief by having their tonsils surgically removed, new research has found.

Hypnosis offers new alternative for `awake brain surgery`

According to a new study, hypnosis may provide a new option for the 'awake surgery' for brain cancer patients.

Uptick in cosmetic surgeries linked to social media

There has been a sharp increase in the number of youngsters undergoing cosmetic surgeries just because they want to look better on social media platforms, doctors said.

Sun exposure impacts weight-loss surgery results

Seasonal sun exposure plays a substantial role in how well people do after weight loss surgery.

Weight-loss surgery goes long way in cutting diabetes, heart risk

Bariatric surgery delivered in routine clinical practice in the UK is associated with a substantial initial weight loss that is sustained for at least four years after surgery, according to the study.

Doctors perform heart surgery on 29-week foetus

For the first time in Kerala, a team of doctors here performed surgery on a 29-week foetus to relieve narrowing of the exit of the unborn baby's heart chamber.

West Ham's striker Diafra Sakho to have surgery, out for three months

West Ham's striker Diafra Sakho to have surgery, out for three months

Sakho, who injured his left thigh during Sunday`s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion, has scored five goals for the Hammers in all competitions this season.

Be calm before surgery for better outcome

 If you are ill and scheduled for a medical procedure, keep calm as feeling high levels of distress, fear and hostility prior to undergoing a surgery like angioplasty may lead to poor outcome, said a study.

Artificial pancreas performs nicely in small research

A team of researchers has developed a functional artificial pancreas that has performed well in humans in the pilot study.

AC Milan's Mario Balotelli out for a month post operation

AC Milan's Mario Balotelli out for a month post operation

Balotelli has made just four Serie A appearances in his second spell at Milan.

Now, robotic worms to assist in inner ear surgeries

 Researchers have developed a miniature robotic 'worm' that could drill through a bone into the inner ear, steering around sensitive nerves, to help surgeons remove tumours from the delicate organ.

Face-lift surgery may not boost your self-esteem

Andrew Jacono from Facial Plastic and Laser Surgery, New York, and coauthors used a self-esteem scale to look at the outcome of face-lift surgery as perceived by the patient to understand the association between self-esteem and the results of aesthetic facial rejuvenation.

Doctors construct liver in man's body with lobes from 2 donors

In a rare and complex surgery, doctors at a city hospital constructed a liver in the body of a 46-year-old man by joining two liver lobes donated by two of his family members.

Tiger Woods has back surgery, out for rest of 2015

Tiger Woods has back surgery, out for rest of 2015

Former world number one Tiger Woods announced on Friday that he underwent back surgery earlier this week and will be sidelined for the rest of this year.

The 14-times major champion, who had a similar procedure on his back in March 2014, hopes to return to competition in early 2016.

Man United's Luke Shaw undergoes surgery after double leg fracture

Man United's Luke Shaw undergoes surgery after double leg fracture

Manchester United left-wing Luke Shaw underwent surgery on his injury and will remain in hospital in Eindhoven to continue his recovery from the broken tibia and fibula, according to the club.

Fresh blow for champions Chelsea as Thibaut Courtois sidelined

Fresh blow for champions Chelsea as Thibaut Courtois sidelined

Chelsea`s troubled start to their Premier League title defence suffered a fresh blow on Friday when it emerged that goalkeeper Thierry Courtois required surgery on a knee injury.

Rare surgery to reattach avulsed limb performed in Cuttack

In a rare surgery, the avulsed hand of a young girl was repaired and reattached after an eight- hour long surgery in a private hospital here.

Ozone-oxygen therapy better than surgery for slipped disc

 Oxygen-ozone therapy is emerging as a better treatment option than surgery for people suffering from slipped disc due to its minimally invasive procedure and speedy recovery, doctors say.

AIIMS Patna to host international seminar from August 29

AIIMS Patna will host a two-day international seminar on minimal invasive surgery from August 29 in which more than 300 renowned doctors will take part, its Director G K Singh said Saturday.