A new study finds that patients who go into in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) during the weekend have a lower chance of survival compared to those who are admitted to the hospital during a weekday.
A new study found that breast implants are linked to an increased risk of this rare type of cancer.
By Jon Herskovitz (Reuters) - A U.S. judge ordered Alabama on Friday to preserve death chamber evidence of an aborted execution and be ready to present it at court after lawyers for the condemned man Read More »
By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) - The majority of people believe cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is successful more often than it tends to be in reality, according to a small U.S. study. This Read More »
(Changes "he" to "she" in paragraphs 3, 4 and 11) By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children from lower-income neighborhoods are at greater risk of death after heart surgery, and use Read More »
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Some diabetics with plaque buildup in their arteries might have less debris in these blood vessels after adding wine to their diets, a recent study suggests. For Read More »
By Lorraine L. Janeczko NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Continuous cervical epidural block might be an effective treatment for intractable hiccups, hints an observational study from South Korea. " Read More »
By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many hypertensive children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who undergo adenotonsillectomy see a reduction in blood pressure (BP), according to Read More »
(Adds comments from CMS) By Will Boggs MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The hemodynamic interventions for sepsis mandated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are supported at best Read More »
By Megan Brooks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with infective endocarditis and a vegetation size greater than 10 mm are at significantly increased risk of embolism and death, according to a new Read More »