Medical economics

Mobile robotic system perceived as acceptable for health tasks

(HealthDay)—A mobile robotic system is perceived to be acceptable for use in multiple health tasks, and its use for triage interview is satisfactory for patients, according to a study published online March 4 in JAMA Network ...

Cardiology

Working long hours may increase odds of second heart attack

Among patients who return to work after a heart attack, those who work more than 55 hours per week, compared to those working an average full-time job of 35-40 hours a week, increase their odds of having a second heart attack ...

Health

Eating processed meat could increase dementia risk

Scientists from the University of Leeds's Nutritional Epidemiology Group used data from 500,000 people, discovering that consuming a 25g serving of processed meat a day, the equivalent to one rasher of bacon, is associated ...