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Latest Watchful waiting Stories

2013-11-14 23:25:12

Men with mild-to-moderate symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia can try a conservative approach called watchful waiting.

2013-06-18 10:28:32

Many men with low-risk, localized prostate cancers can safely choose active surveillance or "watchful waiting" instead of undergoing immediate treatment and have better quality of life while reducing health care costs.

2011-05-10 14:13:05

When infants' tear ducts are blocked, the decision about when to intervene and the cost-effectiveness of doing so depend on how likely it is the problem will self-resolve.

2010-12-17 17:10:50

As middle ear infections increase during the winter months, researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) suggest that in many cases the most appropriate treatment is "watchful waiting" instead of using antibiotics immediately.

2009-03-17 20:55:45

Some men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer who opt not to initially receive treatment can be safe if they are closely monitored, U.S. researchers say.

2005-06-06 01:15:00

Educating parents and physicians could reduce overuse of antibiotics.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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