A study states that medical errors increase 10 percent in teaching hospitals during the month of July as a result of new doctors coming into the profession. Experts offer a criticism of the study.
Biggest need is in home and personal care aides, expert says.
Hospice coping with nursing shortage.
New technology being developed at Boston University; other research, including pancreatic cell transplantation, also brings hope.
Emergency departments across the country report 24,400 injuries associated with treadmills.
Physician strikes out on her own — opens first urgent care center in Oswego. “I totally believe in private practice,” she says.
Upstate Medical University’s Trauma Center offers tips to keep teen drivers safe.
Not at 35, says SUNY Upstate urologist.
New survey on wasted food finds efforts to reduce individual waste should focus on financial costs.
The psychological strain of being told that you may have breast cancer may be severe, even if it turns out later to be a false alarm.
More women turning to alternative medicine for menopause without medical guidance.
Fracture risk was very low for younger postmenopausal women with no osteoporosis, study found.
New collaboration involves breast-health professionals in CNY working to provide the most effective and beneficial treatment for breast cancer.
Possibility of predicting breast cancer through metabolic blood profile could add yet another weapon in the fight against breast cancer.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) have become harder for physicians to treat. New strains of bacteria resistant to antibiotics have developed, making the infections more difficult for doctors to treat, especially in populations of immuno-suppressed women.
Summertime is sun time. Many people take a few moments to apply sunscreen to save themselves from a nasty burn and future skin damage, but some don’t apply it everywhere they should.