More People Choosing Hospice at Life's End
FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- People facing a fatal
illness often find their fears and pain exacerbated by lack of
control -- with doctors poking and prodding and treating and
testing even as the end grows near.
Woman's Life Refutes a Hospice Myth
FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Vailia Dennis says she is
living proof that entering hospice doesn't mean you die on anyone
Calls Go Out to Revive the Traditional Physical
FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- "Getting back to basics" has
become a mantra for those who think people have become too reliant
on technology, and a growing number of medical experts would agree
with the sentiment.
Will Loss of Lethal Injection Drug Harm Surgical Patients?
FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Anesthesiologists say they
have grave concerns over a decision by a drug manufacturer to halt
production of a long-used and powerful anesthetic because of the
medication's use in lethal injections in prison executions.
Wild Hogs in Texas Pose Infection Risk to Humans
FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- The bacteria that causes
tularemia is present in a high number of feral hogs in Texas and
people need to use caution when handling wild game, say
Psychopaths' Lack of Empathy Mimics Brain Injury: Research
FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- People who have suffered a
frontal brain injury have been known to have difficulty showing
empathy, and new research shows that people diagnosed as
psychopathic also have the same emotional deficiency.
Exercise Helps Ease Irritable Bowel Symptoms
FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Increasing one's physical
activity routine can help improve symptoms among irritable bowel
syndrome (IBS) patients, Swedish researchers report.