THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a resurgence in other infections that strike hospitalized patients, a U.S. government study finds. The study, by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, highlights the broad toll the pandemic has taken. It found that rates ofContinue Reading

FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Digestive issues are common after spinal cord injury and can lead to chronic constipation and incontinence. But robotic exoskeleton-assisted walking can improve matters in people with such injuries, researchers say. In an earlier survey, more than a third of men with spinal cordContinue Reading

TUESDAY, April 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans have at some point in their lives gotten a long course of antibiotics to treat a bacterial infection. But according to new recommendations from a major U.S. doctors’ group, some of the most common bacterial infections can now be treatedContinue Reading

FRIDAY, April 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Combining stem cell transplants with cutting-edge immunotherapy prevents leukemia relapses in young people and improves their chances of survival, new research suggests. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common childhood cancer. This study included 50 patients (ages: 4 to 30) with acute lymphoblasticContinue Reading

FRIDAY, March 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — White Americans had a greater decline in potentially avoidable hospitalizations during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic than Black Americans, according to a new study. The findings suggest that Black patients may have had less access to outpatient care that could haveContinue Reading

FRIDAY, March 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Many women suffer through countless urinary tract infections (UTIs), but a new study in mice offers hope that a vaccine could one day bring their nightmares to an end. “Although several vaccines against UTIs have been investigated in clinical trials, they have soContinue Reading