Cardiology

Outcomes no worse with short stay after open heart surgery

(HealthDay)—Shorter length of stay (LOS) after elective cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass does not result in worse outcomes or increased readmission rates, according to a study presented at the annual meeting ...

Health

India moves to allow abortions up to 24 weeks

India's on Wednesday approved moves to ease abortion laws, enabling rape survivors and other vulnerable women to terminate pregnancies up to 24 weeks after inception.

Pediatrics

2003 to 2017 saw drop in infant mortality due to birth defects

From 2003 to 2017, there was a decrease in infant mortality attributable to birth defects (IMBD) overall, although considerable differences were seen in the decreases by maternal and infant characteristics, according to research ...

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