El TDAH se pasa por alto con mayor frecuencia en los niños de las minorías

MARTES, 23 de agosto de 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Aunque un porcentaje más alto de niños negros muestra los síntomas del trastorno por déficit de atención con hiperactividad (TDAH) que de niños blancos, tienen menos probabilidades de ser diagnosticados o tratados por el trastorno, según los investigadores.

Knee Surgery Rarer, but Problems More Likely, for Minority Patients

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Minority patients in the United States are less likely to get knee replacement surgery, but more likely to have complications when they do, a new study finds.

New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New surgery guidelines for certain breast cancer patients could reduce both unnecessary surgeries and recurrence rates, three U.S. cancer groups say.

Surgery Effective Against Immune Disorder That Weakens Muscles

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Removing the thymus gland is an effective treatment for myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune disorder that causes life-threatening muscle weakness, researchers report.

Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- With abuse of opioid painkillers a major public health threat in the United States, many worry that post-surgical use might trigger addiction.