» High cost of cancer care in the U.S. doesn't reduce mortality rates
27/05/22 16:13 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
In a new study, researchers find that the U.S. spends twice as much as the average high-income country on cancer care, but only has slightly better mortality rates.

» Smart, dissolving pacemaker communicates with body-area sensor and control network
26/05/22 18:15 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Engineers have taken their transient pacemaker and integrated it into a coordinated network of four soft, flexible, wireless wearable sensors and control units placed on different anatomically relevant locations on the body. The sensors ...

» Molecular profiling identifies new high-risk subtype of pediatric liver cancer
26/05/22 17:53 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
The characterization a new molecular type of high-risk pediatric liver cancer showed that these tumors had better outcomes when patients were treated by transplantation, rather than by chemotherapy and surgery alone.

» New combined therapy helps extend lives of men with prostate cancer
26/05/22 16:57 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Practice-changing research shows that a combination of androgen deprivation therapy -- a commonly used hormone injection -- plus pelvic lymph node radiation, kept nearly 90% of clinical trial patients' prostate cancer at bay for five years.

» Inappropriate antibiotics for nonhospitalized kids cost US at least $74 million
26/05/22 15:27 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Children who were prescribed antibiotics inappropriately were more likely to develop complications such as diarrhea and skin rashes than children who were treated according to medical guidelines, according to a new study. This misuse of ...

» More young people begin recreational cannabis use illegally in states that legalize it
26/05/22 13:55 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Once a state legalizes recreational cannabis and increase in youth using it illegally occurs, report researchers.

» Common prostate cancer medications may be less safe than previously thought
25/05/22 19:17 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Men taking either of the two most common oral medications for advanced prostate cancer who had also undergone hormone therapy to treat their disease were at higher risk of serious metabolic or cardiovascular issues than patients who were...

» New insights into antibiotic resistance
25/05/22 14:30 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Treatment of severe infections caused by pathogenic bacteria relies on 'last resort' antibiotics, but rising resistance by 'superbugs' to most clinically approved drugs leaves patients exposed to possible fatalities. Researchers are focu...

» Epigenetic markers predict complications in patients with type 2 diabetes
25/05/22 14:29 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A new study supports the notion that patients with type 2 diabetes patient should be divided into subgroups and given individualized treatment. The study demonstrates that there are distinct epigenetic differences between different group...

» AI can predict cancer risk of lung nodules
25/05/22 12:05 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
An artificial intelligence (AI) tool helps doctors predict the cancer risk in lung nodules seen on CT, according to a new study.

» Patient voices a good predictor of cancer treatment outcomes
24/05/22 15:07 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A breast cancer patient's perspective on their physical well-being can provide a better indication of their response to cancer treatment than clinician-based tools, a new study has found, highlighting the importance of shared decision-ma...

» Deaf children with learning delays benefit from cochlear implants more than hearing aids
24/05/22 14:05 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Typically, infants with hearing loss are first treated with hearing aids, and if these fail to help them develop early language and speech skills, they then become eligible for cochlear implants at 12 months or older. Cochlear implants -...

» The right moisturizer for children with eczema is the one that they like to use, study finds
23/05/22 23:22 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
The Best Emollients for Eczema trial has found that no one type of moisturizer is better than another. This study highlights the importance of patient education and choice when deciding which moisturizers to use for children with eczema.

» Air pollution linked to deadly heart rhythm disorder
23/05/22 19:06 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
Life-threatening arrhythmias are more common on days with highly polluted air, according to new research.

» Taste buds can adapt to low salt diet
23/05/22 19:06 from ScienceDaily: Today's Healthcare News
A taste adaptation intervention lowers salt intake and increases enjoyment of a sodium restricted diet in patients with hypertension, according to a small study.

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