Mathematicians reveal secret to human sperm's swimming prowess
Researchers have discovered that a reinforcing outer-layer which coats the tails of human sperm is what gives them the strength to make the powerful rhythmic strokes needed to...
5 hours ago - ScienceDaily
New Study Reshapes Understanding of How the Brain Recovers from Injury
Each year, approximately 265,000 Americans have a stroke that causes visual impairment. New research, which appears in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, sheds...
6 hours ago - University of Rochester Medical Center - 3 articles
Stroke risk drops in both black and white older adults
Recent reductions in hospitalization and death due to stroke extend to both black and white Medicare beneficiaries, reports a new study.
6 hours ago - ScienceDaily
New study reshapes understanding of how the brain recovers from injury
Each year, approximately 265,000 Americans have a stroke that causes visual impairment. New research sheds light on how the damage in the brain caused by a stroke can lead to...
6 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
NOMAS: Depression Tied to Increased Stroke Risk
Post-stroke depression has been previously associated with poorer recovery, but new research suggests depression may also be a risk factor for stroke. Medscape Medical News
6 hours ago - Medscape - 4 articles
Icosapent Ethyl Drug Reduces Risk of Recurrent Cardiovascular Events
Further insights from the REDUCE-IT trial show that high-dose, pure and stable EPA omega 3 drug not only reduces the burden of first cardiovascular events but also subsequent...
9 hours ago - BWH - 2 articles
Stroke rates rise 42 percent among young men over roughly the last two decades
Stroke appears to be on the rise for an alarmingly unexpected demographic: young men. A recent study has found that stroke hospitalization rates among men ages 18 to 44 have...
10 hours ago - Natural News - 2 articles
Prescription fish oil dramatically reduces heart problems
NEW ORLEANS - In patients with a high risk for CV events despite taking statins, a 4-g dose of icosapent ethyl, a pharmaceutical-grade omega-3 fatty acid, significantly cut the...
11 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
Playing Video Game May Help Stroke Survivors Move Again
New customized video game called myoelectric computer interface helped retrain stroke survivors' arm muscles into moving more normally, finds a new study.
18 hours ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
New video game-led training device helps stroke survivors regain arm mobility
Severely impaired stroke survivors are regaining function in their arms after sometimes decades of immobility, thanks to a new video game-led training device invented by...
20 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
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Why The New Postpartum Depression Drug Is Potentially A Very Big Deal
It's expensive, but it could treat severe PPD in two days.
Colombian baby girl born with her twin INSIDE her
The little girl called Izamara, born on February 22 in Barranquilla, Colombia, is an incredibly rare example of 'fetus-in-fetu' births, first described in 1808 but rarely seen...
Women who miss their cancer screening at the clinic will now be offered home...
Women across the UK will be offered DIY smear tests in a bid to cut cervical cancer deaths. Kits will be sent to women in the post, enabling them to take their own sample at...
RECALL: Toys “R” Us Canada's Koala Baby 2-pack sleepers
Toys “R” Us Canada is recalling their Koala Baby brand 2-pack sleepers because they don't meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law...
Is Your Doctor Helping or Hurting You Lose Weight?
A little empathy from a health care professional goes a long way for a few reasons.
Scalding Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk
A previous study linked hot tea with esophageal cancer, but this new one is the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the researchers.
FDA Takes New Look at Breast Implant Safety
On Tuesday, the FDA warned two breast implant makers that they'd failed to conduct adequate long-term studies of their implants' effects on women's health.
Scientists discover two enzymes linked to pancreatic cancer - paving way to...
A new study from the UC San Diego School of Medicine found that pancreatic cancer patients live longer when they have low levels of enzxyme PHLPP1 and high levels of enzyme PKC.
Walk, Dance, Clean: Just Move to Live Longer
Americans who got in just 10 to 59 minutes of moderate physical activity every week had an 18 percent lower risk of death from any cause, compared with couch potatoes, the...
FDA Approves First Drug For Postpartum Depression - If You Have An Extra...
The treatment works almost immediately - but costs thousands of dollars and involves a lengthy hospital stay It's hard to hate on any treatment that science provides for curing...