IBM’s Watson Takes On Brain Cancer

“ IBM are collaborating to analyze genetic data to accelerate the race to personalized, life-saving treatment for brain cancer patients. IBM's Watson cognitive computing system will be designed to analyze the genomic data from a small g

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Medicare Database Reveals Top-Paid Doctors

“ Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million. Those are among the findings of an Associated Press analysis of physician data released Wednesday by the Obama administration, part of a

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Ice Packs Shrink Post-Op Pain, Narcotic Use

“ Cryotherapy can help reduce postoperative pain after abdominal surgery, according to a study presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). When clinicians applied ice packs to surgical sites, patients rep

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Surgery News UPDATE Launched

“ The American College of Surgeons is pleased to announce the launch of Surgery News UPDATE, a monthly e-newsletter created in partnership with Elsevier Global Medical News.  Check it out for more timely surgical news and information!

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