Patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer are normally benefitted from chemotherapy before surgery to remove the tumor. However, in a test of one regimen by researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center was halted after too many patients experienced serious side effects such as heart attacks and blood clots in the legs and lungs.
Primary care providers who played online games to solve clinical cases about hypertension management improved blood pressure control of their patients in a shorter amount of time compared to non-gamer doctors, according to a new study.
Negative iron balance predicts acute heart failure survival, according to a new research.
A new study found that 31 percent of hospitalized patients in California have diabetes.
The risk of dying from the most dangerous types of skin cancer is largely reduced with regular doctor visits, according to a new study.
Consumption of alcohol is associated with an increased risk for advanced liver fibrosis. A new study is suggesting that the association is drastically heightened in people co-infected with both HIV and chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
According to a Gallup poll, one in every three Americans skipped the dentist's office within the past 12 months.
Participating in a structured community-based weight loss program can help overweight diabetics lose weight and manage their condition, according to a new study.
According to a new study, longer nurse tenure improves patient's medical care.
Children and young adults with epilepsy are significantly more at risk of suffering from an injury like broken bones, burns and poisoning compared to those without the neurological disorder, according to a new research.
Getting a good night's sleep could boost activity levels for chronic pain patients, a new study reported.
Going to the doctor can raise your blood pressure, according to a new study.
Total joint replacement patients with three or more metabolic syndrome risk factors might be almost three times likely to catch complications, according to a new study. Researchers said complications can happen within the first year after joint replacement.
A new set of guidelines recommended doctors to be more patient before deciding to perform a C-section.
Valerie Paul created bald Barbie dolls to help bring joy to cancer patients.
According to an article published in 2018 in the New York Post, a study that evaluated the oral health habits of 2,000 millennials discovered that many of them don't keep their mouths as clean as they could. The study reported that three out of 10 millennials brush their teeth once a day, and that the average millennial participating in the survey has gone more than two days in a row without brushing their teeth even once. Yet, the survey says, more than half of those polled indicated that they're worried about losing their teeth as a result of poor oral health.