Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Medical expulsive therapy underused for ureteral stones

(HealthDay)—For patients with ureteral stones, medical expulsive therapy remains underused, according to a study published in the April issue of The Journal of Urology.

Health

Nearly 50 percent increase in ICU admissions, new study says

A study released today by George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) researchers offers an in-depth look at hospitals nationwide and admissions to intensive care units (ICU). The study, ...

Diabetes

Lower limb muscle limitations hamper walking in diabetes

(HealthDay) -- In older adults, diabetes correlates with slower walking speed, and diabetes-linked reductions in muscle strength and worse muscle quality contribute to these walking limitations, according to a study published ...

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer found in ancient Egyptian mummy

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the International Journal of Paleopathology reveals a case of prostate cancer in a 2,250-year-old mummy. The researchers also believe that cases of cancer at that time may not ...