MONDAY, Dec. 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — New research offers fresh proof that the COVID-19 pandemic delayed cancer diagnoses in the United States, increasing patients’ risk for poor outcomes. For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 9 million patients at over 1,200 Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities. ProceduresContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have identified two previously unrecognized symptoms of pancreatic cancer — a discovery that might help with earlier detection and improve extremely low survival numbers, they say. “When pancreatic cancer is diagnosed earlier, patients have a higher chance of survival. It is possibleContinue Reading

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