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Colorectal surgical patients are often discharged from the hospital with vague guidance on how to recognize complications, but researchers at the Michael DeBakey Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center and Baylor College ...
Surgery Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study conducted in the University at Buffalo Department of Psychology has found that college students who drink to cope with anxiety may experience more negative alcohol-related consequences than peers ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—People with a common heart rhythm problem may be able to decrease their symptoms by adding gentle yoga to their treatment regimen, a small study suggests.
Cardiology Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The popular perception that college students are reaching new levels of self-indulgence and risky behavior during spring break excursions may be based on media coverage and scholarship that oversimplifies what has become ...
Health Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Despite receiving blood thinners and other clot prevention treatment, some patients still develop potentially lethal blood clots in the first month after their operations anyway, especially if they developed a surgical-site ...
Surgery Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New guidelines from the American Cancer Society say evidence is sufficient to recommend screening high risk patients for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (CT) provided that certain conditions exist:
Cancer Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—People who tune in to reality beauty shows on television are much more likely to use tanning lamps and to tan outdoors than those who don't watch such shows, a new study finds.
Health Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
When researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues conducted a random telephone survey among blacks, whites and Hispanics in New York, Baltimore and San Juan, Puerto Rico, they found that Hispanics are nearly twice ...
Cancer Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Though heart problems or heatstroke generally are to blame for a young athlete's sudden death, experts now know that carrying an aberration called the sickle cell trait also poses substantial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When researchers from UCLA Medical Center investigated the link between racial disparities and appendicitis outcomes in children, they found that the type of hospital in which black, Hispanic and other minority patients receive ...
Surgery Dec 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Disc space narrowing at disc levels L1/L2 and L2/L3, visible on lumbar radiographs, may help to identify hip pain patients whose pain originates in the lumbar spine, according to research published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—With uneven testing for steroids and inconsistent punishment, college football players are packing on rapid weight without drawing much attention from their schools or the NCAA.
Health Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As the nation grapples with surging health care costs, researchers at the University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, have confirmed two simple cost-effective ...
Surgery Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People who like to smoke when they drink may be at greater risk of suffering a hangover the next morning, according to a study in the January 2013 issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Addiction Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
College football and basketball games may provide more than a way for students to show school spirit – they could help prevent the flu.
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1