Hospitality Not a Friendly Industry for Disabled Workers: Study
TUESDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Many employers in the U.S.
hospitality industry may be reluctant to hire people with
disabilities due to preconceived ideas that they can't do the work
and that they are more expensive to employ than non-disabled
workers, a new study contends.
Pediatricians' Group Urges More Input From Parents
TUESDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- When children are sick,
family participation is central to their treatment, says a new
policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which
calls for patients, their parents and pediatricians to become
partners at every level of care.
Study Compares 3 Common Prostate Cancer Treatments
TUESDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Experts comparing three
leading prostate cancer therapies find external beam radiation
therapy to be more toxic and expensive than either surgery or a
more localized form of radiation therapy known as
Stem Cells May Further Hepatitis C Research
TUESDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Using stem cells to create
liver-like cells for laboratory research may advance efforts to
find out why people respond differently to hepatitis C infection,
Alternative to Colonoscopy Spots Cancers, Too
TUESDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Physicians can boost their
chances of finding signs of colorectal cancer in patients with a
second flexible sigmoidoscopy test, which is a less invasive
procedure than a colonoscopy, a new study shows.
Too Much Testosterone Linked to Inflated Ego: Study
TUESDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Testosterone makes people
more self-centered and less cooperative, a finding that may explain
why group decisions can be affected by dominant individuals,
U.S. Advisers Explain Request to Censor Bird Flu Research
TUESDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that research into
a genetically mutated form of bird flu could escape from labs or
fall into the hands of bioterrorists led U.S. scientific advisers
to ask two prominent journals to withhold key details of the
groundbreaking research, the advisers explained Tuesday.
Second Breast Cancer Surgery Sometimes Needed
TUESDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Almost one-fourth of women
who opt for breast-conserving surgery instead of mastectomy as an
initial treatment for breast cancer need a second surgery to ensure
all of the cancer cells are removed, a new study says.
FDA OKs Drug That Targets Rare Form of Cystic Fibrosis
TUESDAY, Jan. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Kalydeco, the first drug
that targets the defective protein behind a rare form of the deadly
lung disorder cystic fibrosis, was approved Tuesday by the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration.