Transplant Patients Can Benefit From Loved Ones' Care
TUESDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Transplant patients who
have a close emotional connection with family members or other
caregivers experience less depression and anxiety after surgery,
new research has found.
Many Stroke Patients Stop Taking Meds, Study Shows
MONDAY, Aug. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Many stroke patients stop
taking their medications while many heart failure patients are
never prescribed recommended medications in the first place, new
Study Offers Support for Surgery After Compression Fracture
TUESDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- After studies last year
found that a type of surgery called vertebroplasty was no better
than a sham procedure in treating painful compression fractures, a
new study now suggests the therapy can, in fact, ease some
Many Parents Fret Over Time Kids Spend on Phones, Computers
TUESDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Many American parents are
worried that the large amount of time teens spend immersed in
electronic media makes it difficult to discuss the dangers of risky
behavior such as drug and alcohol use, a new study indicates.
Weight a Factor in Breast Cancer Risk After HRT Use
TUESDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Another analysis of data on
hormone therapy use among U.S. women finds that the panorama of
risks is even more complex than previously thought: Thinner women
taking it showed a higher risk of developing breast cancer than
Colder Weather Boosts Heart Attack Risk
TUESDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Just a small drop in the
outdoor temperature can translate into a heightened risk for heart
attack in the following month, new British research indicates.
More Medicaid Patients Using ERs, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Increasing numbers of
Americans, especially adults on Medicaid, are using hospital
emergency rooms for their health care, say researchers from the
University of California, San Francisco.