Archive: 05/23/2012

Robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery drives up costs

In one of the most comprehensive analyses to date of the cost of robotic-assisted, laparoscopic surgery for prostate cancer, researchers at UPMC found that this now-dominant surgical approach is significantly more costly ...

May 23, 2012
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Resilient people more satisfied with life

A study conducted by researchers at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona reveals that individuals with a larger capacity to overcome adversities, those more resilient, are also the ones most satisfied with life. The research ...

May 23, 2012
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Two-fly rule for Beijing toilets

Beijing's public toilets must not exceed two flies, according to new standards handed down by zealous officials striving to clean up China's notoriously filthy loos.

May 23, 2012
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Exercising in your 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond

(Medical Xpress) -- A recent study has shown that exercise can add years to a person’s life. Still, as we age it can become more tedious and sometimes more difficult to exercise. Many people see aging as a time to slow ...

May 23, 2012
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