Tuberculosis (TB) tricks the immune system into attacking the body's lung tissue so the bacteria are allowed to spread to other people, new research from the University of Southampton suggests.
(HealthDay)—About one of every six patients hospitalized for a first episode of syncope has a pulmonary embolism, according to a study published in the Oct. 20 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
(HealthDay)—Neonatal phototherapy is not associated with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM-1), according to a study published online Oct. 19 in Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—A new study challenges the belief that women are more likely than men to develop kidney damage after heart surgery.
(HealthDay)—A charming ceramic reminder of a Mexican vacation could end up giving you lead poisoning, a new study warns.
(HealthDay)—U.S. health officials are now recommending that all pregnant women who have recently spent time in any part of Miami-Dade County in Florida be tested for Zika infection.
(HealthDay)—Patients and health care providers have markedly divergent perceptions of barriers to diabetic retinopathy screening, according to a study published in the Oct. 6 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...
(HealthDay)—Compared with laparoscopic partial nephrectomy, robotic partial nephrectomy is associated with a superior morbidity profile, according to a meta-analysis published in the November issue of The Journal of Urology.
(HealthDay)—More than 1,300 U.S. kids suffer snakebites each year on average, with one in four attacks occurring in Florida and Texas, a new study reveals.
(HealthDay)—While it's well known that healthy living can lower the odds for colon cancer, a new study finds it's even true for men whose DNA puts them at high risk for the disease.