Nipple-Sparing Mastectomies May Be Right for Some
THURSDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Nipple-sparing mastectomy
is safe and effective for certain breast cancer patients and women
who have their breasts removed because they're at high risk for
breast cancer, according to a new study.
Job Market Tough for Young Adults With Autism
THURSDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- More children are being
diagnosed with autism than ever before and now many of these
children are graduating from high school and entering, or at least
trying to enter, the workforce.
Ovarian Tumors May Develop Years After Fertility Therapy
THURSDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Women who undergo ovarian
stimulation to produce extra eggs for in-vitro fertilization (IVF)
are at increased risk for a type of growth known as "borderline
ovarian tumors," new research suggests.
Python Findings Shed Light on Human Heart Health
THURSDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Huge amounts of fatty
acids that circulate in the bloodstreams of pythons when they feed
promote healthy heart growth, a finding that may lead to new ways
to treat heart disease in people, researchers report.
Poorer Countries Have Higher Rates of Stroke, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- People who live in poorer
countries and in countries that spend less money on health care are
more likely to suffer a fatal stroke than people who live in
wealthier nations, researchers have found.
Medicare Part B Premium Increase Lower Than Expected
THURSDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The premium new Medicare
patients will pay for part B benefits in 2012 will be less than
expected and the Part B deductible will also be $22 lower, U.S.
health officials said Thursday.