Study Shows Key Ways Young Adults Can Find, Keep a Job
MONDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- A drive to further your
education, a focus on a particular career and productive job search
methods are the three key ingredients to helping today's young
adults get and keep jobs, even in a "down" economy.
Infections Among Those With Heart Devices Has Doubled: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of infection for
patients with heart pacemakers and defibrillators has more than
doubled since the early 1990s and it may be because these patients
are sicker than they used to be, U.S. researchers report.
Marriage May Do a Heart Good for Bypass Surgery
MONDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that
married people are more than twice as likely as single people to be
alive 15 years after coronary bypass surgery, although the findings
can't prove that having a spouse has a protective effect.
Trial Drug Shows Preliminary Promise Against Ovarian Cancer
SUNDAY, Aug. 21 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug that's
shown promise against ovarian cancer caused by mutations in the
BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes may also be effective against ovarian cancer
not caused by those gene mutations, according to a new study.
Steps Outlined to Screen All Newborns for Heart Defects
MONDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Acting on 2010 U.S. Health
and Human Services recommendations, a panel of pediatric and
cardiac experts has outlined a strategy for routine screening of
newborns to improve detection of congenital heart disease.