WEDNESDAY, Nov. 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have identified two previously unrecognized symptoms of pancreatic cancer — a discovery that might help with earlier detection and improve extremely low survival numbers, they say. “When pancreatic cancer is diagnosed earlier, patients have a higher chance of survival. It is possibleContinue Reading

MONDAY, Oct. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Former President Bill Clinton was released from a California hospital on Sunday after being treated for sepsis. Clinton, 75, was admitted for care at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, in Orange, last Tuesday after developing sepsis triggered by a urological infection.Continue Reading

SUNDAY, Oct. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A spokesperson for former President Bill Clinton said late Saturday that the 75-year-old will be discharged from a California hospital on Sunday, CNN reported. Clinton was hospitalized at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, in Orange, earlier in the week after developingContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Private insurers paid out about $156.2 billion in 2018 for U.S. patients with the 15 most common cancers. Medication was the largest expense and drugs for breast, lung, lymphoma and colon cancers accounted for the largest chunk of those costs, according to aContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a resurgence in other infections that strike hospitalized patients, a U.S. government study finds. The study, by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, highlights the broad toll the pandemic has taken. It found that rates ofContinue Reading

FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Digestive issues are common after spinal cord injury and can lead to chronic constipation and incontinence. But robotic exoskeleton-assisted walking can improve matters in people with such injuries, researchers say. In an earlier survey, more than a third of men with spinal cordContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, June 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Many people with heart failure take a cholesterol-lowering statin, and new research suggests those pills might also lower their odds for cancer. Researchers analyzed data from more than 87,000 people in Hong Kong who had no history of cancer and were hospitalized forContinue Reading