Journal of the American Medical Association
CHICAGO (AP) — A new study shows that hip replacements are more likely to fail in women than in men. Researchers found that a small number of the hip implants failed overall, but women were 29 percent more likely than men to need a repeat surgery.
Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that saturates the American diet, can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating.
CHICAGO (AP) — The most comprehensive study of potential World Trade Center-related cancers raises more questions than it answers and won’t end a debate over whether the attacks were really a cause.
CHICAGO (AP) – Here’s a reality check for health-conscious baby boomers: Even among those in good shape, at least 1 in 3 will eventually develop heart problems or have a stroke. The upside is that […]
CHICAGO (AP) – Just like baby boomers, older folks have seen a surge in knee replacements. The findings are from a study of more than 3 million Medicare patients who got artificial knees over two […]
A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds fish oil supplements, widely touted for their ability to improve heart health, may not be as useful in protecting the heart as once […]
(AP) – Finally some good news about cholesterol and kids: A big government study shows that in the past decade, the proportion of children who have high cholesterol has fallen. The results are surprising, given […]