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Tens of Thousands of Heart Patients May Not Need Open-Heart Surgery

ImageWith TAVR, the only incision is a small hole in the groin where a catheter is inserted. Traditional surgery involves cracking open the ribs and stopping the heart to insert the new valve.CreditJean-Paul Chassenet/Science Source The operation is a daring one: To replace a failing heart valve, cardiologists insert a replacement through a patient’s groin… Read More »

Dentist's weird trick if your kid loses an adult tooth – but you need to be brave

Kids will get themselves into all sorts of scrapes. Cuts, bruises, sprains, lumps, bumps, stings – it’s all part and parcel of them exploring their world and learning along the way. For a lot of these, it’s nothing a plaster, some disinfectant and a cuddle can’t sort out. However, there may come a time when… Read More »