OK, that’s enough fun for a while – now back to the bad news. Cholecystectomy – or gallbladder removal – is one of the most common surgical procedures, with around 750,000 performed in the States alone every year...
The risk of deep vein thrombosis after hip and knee surgery remains high, even among patients who are given anticoagulation therapy as a precaution.
People with AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) should beware of biopsies, according to doctors in the USA.
There’s now yet another reason to avoid chemotherapy.
People with a history of hepatitis run the risk of having the virus reactivated by cancer drug treatments that suppress the immune system.