WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Could air pollution land children with autism in the hospital? A new study found that short-term exposure to air pollution is linked to a higher risk for hospitalization among kids with the developmental disorder. People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are often admittedContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People with autoimmune disorders like lupus, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis who suffer a heart attack are more likely to die or develop severe heart-related complications in the aftermath, a new study shows. A heart attack creates more serious health consequences in those patientsContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Though the risk appears small, a new review suggests that, in rare instances, monkeypox may trigger serious neurological complications, including seizures and brain inflammation. The finding is based on a look at 19 studies conducted in the United States, the United Kingdom andContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Research has linked heart disease to specific autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Now, a huge study shows that autoimmune diseases as a group increase your chances of developing heart ills. Autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis, multiple sclerosis, lupus erythematosus andContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Every year, anywhere from 700,000 to 1 million people fall while in U.S. hospitals, and this often triggers a downward health spiral. Little has been shown to make a dent in those numbers. Until now. Enter Smart Socks, which are wired with sensorsContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Researchers may have found a new way to help ease the pain of knee replacement surgery: infusing morphine directly into the shin bone. The findings come from a recent study of 48 patients undergoing total knee replacement. The investigators found that giving aContinue Reading