As air pollution worsens, fruits, flowers and the creatures that pollinate them could pay a price.
That's the takeaway from British researchers who used special equipment to control levels of two common pollutants — diesel exhaust and ozone — in a field of black mustard plants, and then monitored pollinating insects over two summers. <... Full Page
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Even in a setting where white and Black people have equal access to medical care, Black Americans fare worse than whites in terms of prostate cancer, new research shows.
A review of nearly 8 million men seen at America's Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals found that Black veteran... Full Page
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A seemingly endless wait in an emergency department can be taxing for many reasons, but new research suggests that long delays in being admitted to the hospital may even raise a patient's risk of death within the following 30 days.
Why? One possible reason: A crowded ER might ... Full Page
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For many people undergoing total hip or knee replacement, same-day surgery is a safe option, new research shows.
Among folks in overall good health, the study of nearly 1.8 million patients found similar post-op complication rates among those who had outpatient joint replaceme... Full Page
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