THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Many people who are overweight or obese avoid cancer screening for fear of stigma and judgment about their weight, British researchers report. In a review of 10 published studies, researchers found that many doctors around the world don’t look kindly on patients withContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Hormone replacement therapy may offer women significant protection against dying from COVID-19, new research suggests. British researchers who tracked more than 5,400 women with COVID during the first half of 2020 report that those who received the supplemental estrogen were 78% less likelyContinue Reading

FRIDAY, May 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Nurses can be trained to detect postpartum depression in new mothers and could be crucial in spotting the condition early, researchers report. Postpartum depression affects about 15% of new moms and can cause persistent sadness, fatigue, feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, and troubleContinue Reading

TUESDAY, April 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Placing hospitalized COVID-19 patients on their stomach is helpful if they’re on a mechanical ventilator, but a new study suggests it’s not a good idea for patients who are not intubated. “Awake” COVID patients — as opposed to ventilated patients who are keptContinue Reading

TUESDAY, April 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Lower levels of sex hormones might be tied to tears of the shoulder’s rotator cuff in men and women, a new study suggests. Among women with low levels of estrogen, researchers found the odds of a rotator cuff tear were 48% higher, comparedContinue Reading