• Radiation Therapy to Heart can Worsen Fatigue, Shortness of Breath in Cancer Patients: Study

    9 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Radiation doses to the heart during radiation therapy treatments for lung cancer, breast cancer, and lymphoma can enhance fatigue, cause breathing difficulty, and lower capacity for physical activity in patients with cancer.
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  • Baseline preoperative physical activity for surgical patients varies from healthy population controls

    Baseline preoperative physical activity for surgical patients varies from healthy population controls

    9 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    Preoperative physical activity is an important reference point to evaluate recovery, yet is not attainable for emergent surgical admissions. We investigated the validity of PA of healthy children recruited from within the same community as surgical patients and a nationally representative sample as alternative baseline PA for pediatric surgical patients.
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