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Decrease Seen in Epidural-Related Complications for C-Sections

Rates for problems linked to certain types of anesthesia down 25 percent over decade, study finds.


Infections, Not Clumsiness, Cause Many Falls

Illness can lower blood pressure, lead to dizziness, researchers say.


Dying at Home Brings More Peace Without More Pain, Study Finds

Patients and loved ones found greater comfort spending final days together in familiar place.


Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll

Lack of knowledge can affect outcomes, chances of second strokes, survey authors say.


Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain

Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds.


Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: Survey

Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say.


Surgery May Raise Survival With Advanced Melanoma: Study

New analysis counters prior notion that tumor removal is useless in such cases, experts say.


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