Fusion Alternative – Artificial Joint Implant

St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center will host a study of a new procedure that could provide patients with alternative to spinal fusions. The Total Posterior Spine System, or TOPS, is an artificial joint implanted into the spine that can help patients with...

Study shows brain injuries may increase suicide risk

Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability in young adults in the developed world. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24. Though the reasons for any particular suicide are often inscrutable, a new brain...

FDA issues warning on four asthma drugs

The government is taking steps to curb use of some long-acting asthma drugs taken by millions, issuing safety restrictions to lower an uncommon but potentially life-threatening risk that asthma could worsen suddenly. The warnings cover the drugs Advair, Symbicort,...