Married Heart Surgery Patients Live Longer
MONDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Married heart surgery
patients are far less likely than single patients to die in the
first three months after their operation, a new study finds.
Health Tip: Caring for Baby After Circumcision
(HealthDay News) -- Circumcision is a procedure sometimes
performed on newborn boys to remove the foreskin of the penis.
After the procedure, it's important for new parents to take proper
care to prevent infection and speed healing.
Seniors' Long-Term Use of Strong Painkillers a Concern
MONDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Older patients prescribed
narcotic painkiller drugs, such as codeine or oxycodone, soon after
short-stay surgery are at increased risk of becoming long-term
users, a new study finds.
Giving Docs iPads Might Boost Patient Care
MONDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Providing medical residents
with personal mobile computers appears to boost efficiency, reduce
delays in patient care and improve continuity of care, a new study
Can Statins Prevent Parkinson's Disease?
MONDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- People taking popular
cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins may have a slightly lower
risk than others of developing Parkinson's disease, new research