TUESDAY, March 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Returning to golf, tennis or pickleball after shoulder replacement surgery shouldn’t be too hard. Healing does take time, but within a few months most people can get back to play at their pre-surgery level without the pain that they experienced before, a pairContinue Reading

TUESDAY, March 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A stick-on sensor may help keep people with heart failure out of the hospital, new research suggests. Investigators found that when doctors had actionable information about patients’ conditions, delivered remotely through this noninvasive device, it prompted them to adjust medications earlier and preventContinue Reading

MONDAY, March 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Children who have developmental delays may be at greater risk for complications after a tonsillectomy, researchers report. “This elevated risk of complications should be included in pre-operative counseling and has potential implications for pre-operative decision making and treatment plans in this high-risk population,”Continue Reading

FRIDAY, March 3, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Alarmed by the increasing spread of medical misinformation, 50 U.S. medical and science organizations have announced the formation of a new group that aims to debunk fake health news. Called the Coalition for Trust in Health & Science, the group brings together reputableContinue Reading

THURSDAY, March 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Men suffering from an enlarged prostate can receive long-term relief from a minimally invasive procedure that partially blocks blood flow to the gland, new research reports. The procedure, called prostate artery embolization (PAE), dramatically improved urinary symptoms in patients without having any effectContinue Reading

THURSDAY, March 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans are not getting recommended cancer screenings, and a new study hints at one way to push the needle: paid sick leave from work. Researchers found that in areas of the United States that passed mandates on paid sick leave, cancer screeningContinue Reading

MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) – Federal officials plan to tighten access to drugs that have the potential for abuse by reinstating federal prescribing requirements that were loosened during the pandemic. The Biden administration will require that patients see a doctor in person, rather than through a telehealth appointment,Continue Reading