Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease
It's no secret that air pollution isn't good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been...
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High-intensity step training boosts stroke survivors' walking skills
High-intensity step training that mimics real world conditions may better improve walking ability in stroke survivors compared to traditional, low-impact training.
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High-intensity step training may better improve walking ability in stroke survivors
High-intensity step training that mimics real-world conditions may better improve walking ability in stroke survivors compared to traditional, low-impact training, according to...
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Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Minor Stroke, TIA
Benefit may be limited to 21 days
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Mobile Stroke Unit Expands Operations to Monroe County
The UR Medicine Mobile Stroke Unit is now being dispatched to provide stroke care to patients throughout Monroe County. The MSU had been operating on a pilot basis in the City...
20 hours ago - University of Rochester Medical Center
Mother meets the man whose life was saved by her late son's donor heart
Susan Andrews' son Liam died at just 17 in June 2013 after six consecutive sneezes caused him to have a stroke. She is pictured with Alex Bell, 53, who received her son's...
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Regulating blood supply to limbs after stroke improves functional recovery
Cutting off and then restoring blood supply to a limb following a stroke reduces tissue damage and swelling and improves functional recovery, according to a new study in mice...
1 day ago - News Medical
Woman, 23, has been left wheelchair bound after doctors dismissed her stroke symptoms as anxiety
Drewy NovaClara Curious, now 23, of Toronto, felt numb and started slurring her words while driving with her husband Avery in June last year. She was eventually diagnosed with...
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Silent Strokes Common After Non-Cardiac Surgery
One in 14 older patients have covert stroke, many also have cognitive decline
1 day ago - MedPageToday
Stroke Deaths Increasingly Come at Home, Hospice
But minorities might not be gaining as much, study suggests
1 day ago - MedPageToday
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JAMA study finds that drinking fluoridated water causes brain damage in children
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy is a surefire way to induce brain damage...
Worms are cool: They can regrow their brains if they lose their heads
There are some animals that can grow back specific parts of their body when they have been cut off. Lizards, for example, are known for their ability to grow back their tails...
10 Halloween Costumes For Girls So She Won't Have To Be A Black Cat Again
Don't run out of time this Halloween - who really wants to be a black cat if they don't have to be? Certainly not the little girl in your life. So forget the drawn-on whiskers...
Antibiotic Exposure Raises The Risk of Colon Cancer
New study adds to the research promoting careful antibiotic stewardship, as antibiotics found to increase the likelihood of colon cancer development.
Increased Physical Activity Regardless of Intensity Reduces Risk of Death
Sitting for long hours significantly increases your risk of death. However, just being more physically active, regardless of the intensity of exercise, reduces the risk of...
Brown Fat may Help Protect against Diabetes and Obesity
People with little or no brown fat have limited ability to clear certain amino acids from the blood leading to the development of obesity and diabetes.
Additional 5.4 Million Births the Result of China's New Two-Child Policy
China's two-child policy targeted 90 million women of reproductive age. There was a historic change with 5.4 million extra births during the first 18 months that the policy was...
Lowering Your Stress Level can Reduce Your Risk for Diabetes
People who experienced a greater decline in symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder had an associated lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, finds a new study.
Omega-3 Fats from Fish Oils Have No Effect on Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Increased consumption of fish oils for their omega-3 fats is commonly believed to be protective against, or reverse conditions like type 2 diabetes. But they are found to offer...
Innovative Care Program Improve Outcomes for Teens, Young Women with Pelvic...
Patient-centered, technology-enhanced care program improves pelvic inflammatory disease outcomes in underserved populations, finds a new study.