THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Autism cases are surging in the New York-New Jersey metro area, mainly fueled by the diagnosis of autistic children who don’t have intellectual disabilities, a new study reports. The percentage of kids identified with autism spectrum disorder rose from about 1% in 2000
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 25, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The American Heart Association has issued a new scientific statement on pulmonary embolism (PE), a sometimes fatal condition in which a blood clot travels to the lungs. The American Heart Association (AHA) statement suggests surgery be considered for more people with high-risk PE.
TUESDAY, Jan. 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A cosmetic laser treatment that promises to erase wrinkles, scars, age spots and sun damage may also prevent the return of some skin cancers, a new, small study suggests. Researchers found that in patients who had basal or squamous cell skin cancers, nonablative
MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A surgeon’s skill has a direct impact on whether a patient will survive early-stage lung cancer. Unfortunately, many surgeons are failing to follow a playbook that increase the odds of a successful outcome, a new study argues. The quality of surgery for lung
MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Despite distance and occasional technical glitches, a new study finds that most patients like seeing a surgeon for the first time via video. The study was published Jan. 19 in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. “We see patients that live
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 to
TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Major surgery is a challenge for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), raising their odds of death within a year by 61%, new research shows. The researchers also found these patients incurred 13% higher health care costs in the year after their