Health

Scar-free surgery for cancer patients

Scar-free surgery for cancer patients

Singapore — When Mdm Tan Chwee Huay told her friends that she had undergone surgery to remove a cancerous lump in her throat, they thought that she was pulling their leg.

Early ACL surgery benefits young athletes

New York — Young athletes who put off surgery after tearing their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) may be more likely to sustain a second knee injury, says a new study.

iPad, other devices may cause rash

iPad, other devices may cause rash

CHICAGO — Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.

Combining vaccines may help eradicate polio

LONDON — Combining two types of polio vaccine, including one that is injected rather than given orally, appears to give better immunity and could speed efforts to eradicate the...

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