Adults who experienced trauma in childhood may get poor medical care because they have trouble telling a clear story about their health.
For patients recovering from heart surgery, being overweight or moderately obese appears to be an advantage over being underweight or even having a normal BMI.
Stress, depression, and high blood pressure were just some of the risk factors the study’s researchers identified.
Physical training before surgery — like breathing exercises or running — boosts the odds of a good outcome. Patients with surgeries postponed during COVID-19 can use the delay for ‘prehabilitation.’
Many case of dementia can be avoided, and it’s never too early to start taking preventative action.
Using electronic medical records may be a better way to treat those at risk of heart disease than treating everyone or treating only known ‘at risk’ groups.
A study being launched today by Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety confirms the serious impacts of intimate partner violence.