Some Coronavirus Patients Show Signs of Stroke, Seizures and Confusion
Doctors have observed neurological symptoms, including confusion, stroke and seizures, in a small subset of Covid-19 patients.
6 hours ago - NY Times - 4 articles
Taking Baths May Be Good for Your Heart
Daily baths reduced the risk of heart disease and stroke.
11 hours ago - NY Times
Is That Nostalgia You're Feeling?
Since the start of social-distancing measures in New York City, I've made a habit of scrolling through my Instagram profile every night, thinking about how bizarre it is that I...
12 hours ago - The Atlantic
Surgery and TAVR Patients Have Similar 2-Year Outcomes
]]> - Two years after treatment with transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery, the minimally invasive treatment remains statistically superior in preventing the primary...
15 hours ago - MedPage Today
TWILIGHT Benefits of Dropping Aspirin Hold Up in Diabetes
Treatment with ticagrelor alone shows no increase in bleeding, MI, or stroke after percutaneous coronary intervention in the TWILIGHT trial subanalysis. Medscape Medical News
16 hours ago - Medscape
Heavy Drinking Linked to Larger Waistline
In older adults aged 59 and over, heavy drinking is associated with larger waistline and increased stroke risk, stated new study,
1 day ago - Medindia Health
Two newer types of diabetes medications show heart and kidney benefits
Two newer types of medications commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes are similar in their ability to reduce major heart complications, including heart attack, stroke and death...
1 day ago - News Medical
Analyzing patients shortly after stroke can help link brain regions to speech functions
New research shows analyzing the brains of stroke victims just days after the stroke allows researchers to link various speech functions to different parts of the brain, an...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
Kidney Disease Belt Mimics Stroke Belt, With Higher Organ Needs
In the first description of an 'end-stage renal disease belt', authors note an increased burden on the kidney donor system. Medscape Medical News
1 day ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Knowing the F.A.S.T. signs of stroke can help save lives
Stroke Foundation is reminding Australians it is vital to call triple zero (000) immediately if they suspect a stroke.
1 day ago - News Medical
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3D virtual reality video shows how rapidly coronavirus destroys the lungs
With diseases such as COVID-19, it can be hard to visualize the kind of damage that the virus does for anyone outside of the emergency room. Now, researchers have released a 3D...
Concerned You Have COVID-19? Here's What to Know Before Calling Your Doctor...
With the COVID-19 pandemic putting everyone on high alert - particularly those with typical cold-and-flu symptoms like cough and fever - you may have a lot of questions about...
It's Time For Dads To Show Up For Our Kids' Class Parties
My husband and son arrived home from the school Valentine party. My son exuded excitement over his dad helping run the Cupid's arrow toss game, the most popular activity at the...
Dear Mark: Coronavirus Edition 2 - COVID-19 Questions, Answered
For today's edition of Dear Mark, I'm answering more COVID-19 questions. If you're getting tired of coronavirus content, I understand, but I also owe it to my readers to give...
Caring for Seniors while Social Distancing during COVID-19 Pandemic
Older people are more susceptible to COVID-19. Hence, following necessary coronavirus precautions such washing hands and social distancing can protect seniors from COVID-19.
The FDA Pulls Heartburn Drug Zantac From Stores Amid Carcinogen Concerns
The US Food and Drug Administration has been investigating the heartburn drug ranitidine , sold under the brand name Zantac, since summer 2019. Today, due to the latest...
Mild COVID-19 Often Only Shows Gastro Symptoms
In the new study, the research team tracked data from 206 patients with mild COVID-19. Nearly one-quarter (48) had digestive symptoms only, 69 displayed both digestive and...
Nearly HALF of 70 University of Texas students who went to Mexico on spring...
If watching the spread of Wuhan coronavirus has got you thinking that maybe this virus has actually been around a lot longer than the Chinese government is admitting, you may...
Medical Helpline Calls Soar as COVID-19 Spreads
The widespread fear has led thousands of people to call medical helplines rather than enter hospitals that are full of other sick people.
How To Get Government Assistance If Your Family Has Been Impacted By COVID-19
The effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 has shuttered businesses and closed stores across the country, leaving millions of Americans suddenly jobless , and without income. On...