Study Questions Safety of Pneumonia Treatment Guidelines
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive care patients
who may be infected with strains of pneumonia that are resistant to
many drugs may be more likely to die if current treatment
guidelines are followed, a new study suggests.
Emotions May Sidetrack Use of Safety Devices
THURSDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Emotions can get in the
way of rational decisions about safety products such as airbags,
vaccines and smoke detectors, researchers report.
40 States Get an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention From New Report Card
THURSDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- A new report card gives
the U.S. government relatively high marks for advances in treating
people with tobacco-related illnesses, but gives low or failing
grades to most states as their anti-smoking programs falter.
Experts' Brains Work Differently Than Amateurs'
THURSDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that suggests
your brain changes once you become an expert at something, Japanese
researchers report that years of daily practice appear to have
rewired the brains of professional shogi players.
Rep. Giffords Standing Up, Set to Begin Rehab Friday
THURSDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords'
remarkable progress, including standing up with the help of aides
Wednesday, bodes well for her continued recovery at a Houston
rehabilitation center, where she will be moved Friday, just 13 days
after a bullet pierced her brain.