Hyperspectral imaging helps improve patient outcomes after brain tumor surgery

Advances in real-time hyperspectral imaging gives neurosurgeons new precision when operating on the brain, improving patient outcomes Identifying healthy from diseased tissue poses a unique problem for cancer surgeons. Even the smallest bits of a tumor left behind during surgery can regrow and spread to other organs, a deadly phenomenon called metastasizing. 6th World Conference on…

Leading sports cardiologist say cardiac death risk no greater in athletes

A leading Australian sports cardiologists says there is no conclusive evidence well-trained athletes like ironman champion Dean Mercer are more likely to suffer sudden cardiac death. Associate Professor Andre La Gerche, head of Sports Cardiology at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, says people in their middle age should not be discouraged from exercising. “The people…