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Too Obese for Ambulatory Surgery: General Surgery News

Researchers calculated a body mass index threshold that could be used to determine whether obese patients should have ambulatory surgery. Prescription opioid use has declined steadily between 2011 and 2016, according to a recent study. A novel tool may help forecast which patients are at the greatest risk for readmission following ambulatory surgery. Disappearing incisions:… Read More »

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of Thai massage?

Many people believe that the health benefits of Thai massage include lowering stress, boosting energy, and improving athletic performance. Thai massage uses gentle pressure and stretching techniques to relax the whole body. This is an ancient healing practice that originated in India. It dates back to around 2,500–7,000 years ago. The technique that Thai massage… Read More »

Medical News Today: What's the difference between inverse psoriasis and intertrigo?

Inverse psoriasis and intertrigo are both skin conditions that cause an itchy, inflamed rash in areas where the skin folds, such as the groin, armpit, and abdomen. People can easily confuse inverse psoriasis with intertrigo, as the symptoms and areas affected are similar. However, their causes and treatments are different. In this article, we look… Read More »