Income May Affect Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery

MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lung cancer patients with less income and education are more likely to die within 30 days of cancer surgery than those with more education and money, a new study finds.

FDA Warns of Bogus Botox

MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Counterfeit Botox may have been distributed to doctors' offices and medical clinics across the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older Americans get a lot of unnecessary tests before they undergo cataract surgery, a new study suggests.

Facelifts May Make Women Seem More Likable, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A facelift might make you look younger and friendlier at the same time, a new, small study suggests.

Older Donated Blood Safe for Heart Surgery Patients, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For patients undergoing heart surgery, using transfused red blood cells stored for 21 days or more is as good as using blood cells stored for 10 days or less, a new study finds.

1 in 5 Medicare Patients Faces Delay in Melanoma Surgery: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 20 percent of Medicare patients with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, face delays in getting surgical treatment, a new study reveals.

Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Certain Lower Back Pain, Study Says

TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Physical therapy may be just as good as surgery for older adults with a type of chronic lower back pain, new research suggests.

Are Heart Surgery Patients Losing Too Much Blood to Tests?

TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart surgery patients often undergo dozens of blood tests while they're hospitalized, potentially losing half a liter of blood or more over time, a new study reports.

Leg Artery Procedure May Be Overused in Nursing Homes, Study Finds

MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery to reopen blocked arteries in the legs of frail nursing home residents rarely gets them back on their feet, a new study shows.

HIV-Infected People Often Do Well After Kidney Transplant

FRIDAY, April 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For years, it's been thought that people living with HIV wouldn't be good candidates to receive a new kidney.