Doctor turns author after having strokes
A rare condition robbed Dr Louise Lightfoot of her dream job but has given her a new purpose.
10 hours ago - BBC
Gently stroking babies 'provides pain relief'
A study monitored the brain activity of babies when they had a blood test while being stroked.
21 hours ago - BBC
Gently stroking babies before medical procedures may reduce pain processing
Researchers found that gently stroking a baby seems to reduce activity in the infant brain associated with painful experiences. Their results suggest that lightly brushing an...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Readmissions High After Endovascular Therapy for Stroke
Patents undergoing endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke have a high rate of 30-day non-elective hospital readmission but no higher than those receiving thrombolysis...
1 day ago - Medscape
Researchers assessed the effect of low-dose methotrexate on the reduction of MIs, strokes or death in patients with type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome with a history of MI...
1 day ago - Healio - 4 articles
Parents who naturally stroke their babies when they are in pain may help to reduce their discomfort
A study by the University of Oxford found that stroking babies at a speed of 3cm per second, reduced their brain activity in the region responsible for pain while they had a...
1 day ago - Daily Mail - 3 articles
Energy drinks may make you five times more likely to have a stroke
Experts are now warning that caffeine-packed energy drinks could be fuelling a record rise in diagnoses of irregular heartbeats, one of Britain's biggest killers.
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Tooth loss related to hypertension risk in postmenopausal women
The presence of edentulism may serve as a significant warning sign for increased hypertension risk in postmenopausal women, according to findings published in the American...
2 days ago - Healio
Heart Failure Risk can be Predicted from Your Weight History
Asking weight history information from older adults can help doctors to predict the risk of future heart failure, heart attacks and stroke.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Association of Dementia and Stroke with Deaths in a Swedish Study
In a retrospective survey of patient data in the Swedish Dementia registry, there's a correlation between dementia and stroke with multiple times higher risk towards death.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
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Surgeon General: Take Steps to Stop Teen E-Cig Use
The sale of e-cigarettes to those under 18 is illegal under federal law.
15,000 Migrant Kids Are Now Being Held At U.S. Shelters, Which Are Almost Full
The U.S. has so many migrant children in custody, the shelters are nearly full The federally contracted shelters for migrant children in the U.S. are nearly at capacity, with...
Eating cruciferous greens help your immune system fight off intestinal pathogens
Vegetables are known to contain natural compounds that support the protective functions of the immune system. An article in The Francis Crick Institute news page reported that...
Children Born To Problem Drinkers Repeat Their Parent's Mistakes: Study
Kids born to a parent with a drinking problem may choose a life partner that has the same alcohol problem, finds a new study. They have even been found to marry at younger ages.
Healing acupressure points for toothache
Toothaches are common health problems that should not be ignored. They might not be life-threatening, but they will likely only get worse if left untreated. They may even be...
E. Coli Recall Now Includes Cauliflower And Other Leafy Greens
Romaine lettuce isn't the only veggie affected by an E. coli outbreak - now, a farm is recalling cauliflower, red, and green leaf lettuce too Bad news if you're super into...
Emollient creams can build up in clothes and lead to FIRE DEATHS
The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency warned today emollients - including moisturisers and ointments - should carry fire hazard warnings because of a...
Surgical Errors: Surgeons Make More Mistakes in the Operating Room Due to Stress
New study suggests that surgeons under stress make more mistakes in the operating room. Surgical errors mostly happen during surgery and can lead to further complications.
Opioids During Early Postpartum Linked With Persistent Usage
Opioids usage in the postpartum period by a woman undergone cesarean section or vaginal birth are at increased risk of developing opioid addiction
New Therapeutic Target for Obesity and Diabetes
A new therapeutic target to prevent or treat metabolic diseases has been found to be a novel protein, that has distinctive function between male and female mice.