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Medical News Today: What to know about hemorrhoid surgery

Hemorrhoid surgery removes swollen blood vessels inside or around the anus and rectum. Doctors refer to these swollen vessels as hemorrhoids. There are different surgical options for treating hemorrhoids that cause a person discomfort. Surgeries aim to restrict the blood supply or remove the hemorrhoid. Rubber band ligation is a common example of hemorrhoid surgery.… Read More »

Pharma CEOs enthuse about Trump's plan to shake up drug rebates

Sweep out drug rebates for patient discounts instead? Big Pharma CEOs are all over it. A week after the Trump administration proposed ending drug rebates in federal health programs—and then urged Congress to extend that plan to commercial insurance—supply chain players are hitting back. The pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) industry has even launched an ad campaign.… Read More »

Are You Concerned About Your Balance?

Many older people fall and are injured. Many other are afraid of falling but do not have an action plan to decrease their risk. There is solution. It is Tai chi.   A detailed analysis in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society confirmed that there was a 40% reduction in falls within six months… Read More »