MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Intravenous (IV) lines are generally associated with medical centers — picture a patient in a hospital bed, an IV drip-dropping needed fluids, nutrients and medicines into their arm. But millions now are receiving IV treatments at home, and a new study warns thatContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 16, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A new study shows that many women diagnosed with and dying from cervical cancer are older than 65 — a group for whom routine screening is usually not recommended. Cervical cancer screening has been credited with a sharp drop in deaths from theContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Jan. 3, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Older women with urinary tract infections (UTIs) often experience delirium along with them, and researchers may have found a solution. Estrogen, often given as part of hormone replacement therapy after menopause, may prevent these mental changes, according to researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Dec. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Just 14% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States are detected through routine screening, a new analysis finds — pointing to many missed opportunities to catch cancer early. “It’s surprising, but true,” said Caroline Pearson, senior vice president of the research institutionContinue Reading