Joint Replacement May Reinvigorate Sex Life
TUESDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- Although most people get a
total hip or knee replacement to decrease pain and move around more
easily, a team of orthopedic surgeons has discovered an unexpected
benefit: people enjoy sex more after surgery.
Fewer Kids Getting Hurt in Most Sports, Study Finds
TUESDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- Football has been blamed
for a growing number of injuries among young players in the past
decade, but a new study finds that football is an exception, and
injuries from most other popular sports have dropped in
Black Children Less Likely to Get Antibiotics: Study
TUESDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- Black children are less
likely than other children to be given antibiotics and less likely
to be given the most powerful antibiotics to treat acute
respiratory tract infections, new research suggests.
A Third of U.S. Seniors Die With Dementia, Study Finds
TUESDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- There's more troubling
news for America's aging population: A new report finds that one in
every three seniors now dies while suffering from Alzheimer's or
another form of dementia.
False-Positive Mammograms Can Trigger Long-Term Distress
TUESDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have a
false-positive mammogram result -- when breast cancer is first
suspected but then dispelled with further testing -- can have
lingering anxiety and distress up to three years after the
misdiagnosis, a new study finds.