THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection modifies the increased risk for gastric cancer associated with germline pathogenic variants in cancer-predisposing genes, according to a study published in the March 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
The health of Pope Francis is "progressively improving" and he is working from hospital, the Vatican said on Thursday, after the 86-year-old w…
Pope Francis has a respiratory infection and will need to spend "a few days" in the hospital, the Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said in a statement on Wednesday.
Unfortunate news came on Tuesday with the announcement of another Warren County resident dying of COVID-19.
WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Successful pulmonary vein isolation is achieved in the majority of patients undergoing atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation, with a low rate of complications, according to a study published in the March 7 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Emergency department visits for attempted suicides rose globally among youth during the pandemic, according to a review published online March 9 in The Lancet Psychiatry.
WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Giving patients who have septic shock a combo of two steroids could potentially be a lifesaver, according to a new study.
Hospitals are facing mixed reviews regarding their efforts to comply with a federal requirement that they post information about prices related to nearly every health care service they provide.
A Florida woman tried to dispute an emergency room bill, but the hospital and collection agency refused to talk to her — because it was her child’s name on the bill, not hers.
TUESDAY, March 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Health care providers rarely screen for firearm access, according to a study published in the April issue of Preventive Medicine.
TUESDAY, March 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- The number and proportion of pediatric medical health hospitalizations is increasing, with most mental health hospitalizations in 2019 due to attempted suicide, suicidal ideation, or self-injury, according to a study published in the March 28 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
A total of 13 million nurses will need to be replaced globally within the coming years, according to a March 2023 International Council of Nur…
TUESDAY, March 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- When a child is hospitalized, cost may not be the greatest worry but the out-of-pocket expense can be substantial in the United States, even for those with insurance.
TUESDAY, March 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Children with mental health problems are flooding America's hospitals.
Doctors have no national standards on when to order urine tests to check whether adult ADHD patients are properly taking their prescription stimulants. Some patients are subjected to much more frequent testing than others.
A federal lawmaker has introduced a House bill that would close one of a laundry list of oversight gaps revealed in a recent KHN investigation of the system regulators use to ban fraudsters from billing government health programs, including Medicare and Medicaid.
MONDAY, March 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Preoperative medical consultation prior to elective surgery is associated with an increase in adverse postoperative outcomes, according to a study published online March 27 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
MONDAY, March 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Sen. Mitch McConnell is back home more than two weeks after he fell at a private dinner and was hospitalized with a concussion and broken rib.
MONDAY, March 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Turnover among operative staff is associated with procedural inefficiency during total joint arthroplasty, according to a study published online March 22 in JAMA Surgery.
MONDAY, March 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- People with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection have an increased risk for gastrointestinal disorders after the acute phase of COVID-19, according to a study published online March 7 in Nature Communications.
MONDAY, March 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- For depressed or anxious children, taking melatonin may afford a good night's sleep and, as a result, lower the odds they will harm themselves, new research suggests.
Catch up with the past by reading Maury Thompson's compilations of historical anecdotes from the Glens Falls region.
MONDAY, March 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- While an incubator can save the life of a premature baby, it may be contributing to hearing loss in these vulnerable infants.
It’s about the money — on both sides — as arguments swirl about patient safety, rising prices, and paying back on-the-job training.
Lawmakers in states including Colorado, California, Texas and New York are taking big, legislative swings at the eating disorder crisis.