Orthogeriatric Model of Care Cost-Effective in Elderly With Hip Fx
  (HealthDay News) For 83-year-old patients with hip fracture, an orthogeriatric (OG) model of care is effective and cost-effective, according to research published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Researc...
SEP. 27, 2016 RESEARCH NEWS
Study: Colonoscopy After 75 May Not Be Worth It
  A colonoscopy can find and remove cancerous growths in the colon, but it may not provide much cancer prevention benefit after 75, research in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests. A review of 1.3 milli...
SEP. 27, 2016 BREAKING NEWS
How Much Video Gaming Is Too Much for Kids?
  Playing video games might improve a child's motor skills, reaction time and even academic performance, but research in the Annals of Neurology shows that too much gaming can be linked to social and behavio...
SEP. 27, 2016 BREAKING NEWS
Hyperbaric O2 Therapy Effective in Maxillary Osteoradionecrosis
  (HealthDay News) Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) seems efficacious for patients with maxillary bone osteoradionecrosis (ORN), according to research published in Head & Neck. "Controversy exists regar...
SEP. 26, 2016 RESEARCH NEWS
Insulin Glargine, Lixisenatide Combo Beneficial in T2DM
  (HealthDay News) For patients with inadequately controlled, basal insulin-treated type 2 diabetes, a novel, titratable, fixed-ratio combination of insulin glargine (iGlar) and lixisenatide (iGlarLixi) is a...
SEP. 26, 2016 RESEARCH NEWS
New Type of Radiation Treatment May Up Survival for Older Lung Cancer Patients
  Cutting-edge radiation therapy seems to provide a significant survival advantage for older people with early stage lung cancer who aren't strong enough for surgery, research suggests. The therapy is called...
SEP. 26, 2016 BREAKING NEWS
Is Morning Sickness a Good Thing?
  While morning sickness may make you miserable in the early months of your pregnancy, it can signal that your baby is healthy and normal, research in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine shows. In the study, ...
SEP. 26, 2016 BREAKING NEWS
Tips for Avoiding Back-to-School Germs, Illnesses
  Parents can help protect kids from the barrage of back-to-school illnesses by making sure children get plenty of sleep -- at least nine hours each night -- and eat a well-balanced diet, with enough vitamin...
SEP. 26, 2016 HEALTH ALERT