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Month: April 2012

Targeted Ultrasound Promising Treatment for Prostate Cancer

A new technique to treat early prostate cancer may have far fewer side-effects than existing therapies, say experts. A 41-patient study in the journal Lancet Oncology suggests targeted ultrasound treatment could reduce the risk of impotence and incontinence. Researchers say it could transform future treatment if the findings are repeated in larger more »

Recipient of 23rd face transplant doing well

A 37-year-old Virginia man, who was severely disfigured in a gun accident 15 years ago, is doing well after a face transplant. It’s the 23rd face transplant since doctors began doing the procedure, seven years ago. The recipient, Richard Lee Norris, was given a new face, nose, teeth and jaw more »