TUESDAY, Jan. 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Many people who have surgery for chronic pancreatitis continue to have health struggles in the years afterward — with some dying at a young age, a new study finds. The study, done at one U.S. medical center, is the largest to look atContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2023 (HealthDay News) — When people undergo surgery for broken arms or legs, they are often injected with prescription blood thinners to reduce their risk of developing potentially life-threatening blood clots in their lungs and legs. But a large, new study suggests it may be time toContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Jan. 3, 2023 (HealthDay News) — It’s safe for kids to take the COVID-19 vaccine after they’ve suffered a rare complication from a prior COVID infection, a U.S. National Institutes of Health-supported study has concluded. Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) affects about 1 in every 3,000 to 4,000Continue Reading

MONDAY, Dec. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) – The prices that health insurers agree to pay for joint replacement surgery vary widely and are unrelated to conventional measures of the quality of care. That’s the conclusion of a new study that found who is footing the bill is the biggest influenceContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Corticosteroid injections to relieve pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis could actually be setting them back. Two new studies have discovered that, despite the temporary relief of symptoms, the injections were associated with continued progression of the disease. On the other hand, patientsContinue Reading