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Treating Regret

Treating Regret

Despite the pervasiveness of regret, doctors often overlook it.
Heartwarming Story About Mom Surviving A Stroke

Heartwarming Story About Mom Surviving A Stroke

It doesn't get much more heartwarming than this story about a mom surviving a terribly frightening stroke. She manages to get just the kind of clutch care that she desperately needed in a

She Felt Fine, but Her M.R.I. Showed Several Strokes. What Was Wrong?

After the 67-year-old woman fell at the airport, the left side of her body wouldn’t cooperate. The answer to her malady was found in her heart.
Aspirin can help stem the tide of stroke. Why aren’t more doctors prescribing it?

Aspirin can help stem the tide of stroke. Why aren’t more doctors prescribing it?

Aspirin has been withheld from stroke victims when the type of stroke is unknown. Some doctors want to change that.
Zambia has 17 million people, a stroke epidemic, and no neurologists

Zambia has 17 million people, a stroke epidemic, and no neurologists

Stroke is the second leading killer worldwide. In poor countries like Zambia, finding a solution is as difficult as it is essential.
Poor Sleep Tied to Heart Disease and Stroke

Poor Sleep Tied to Heart Disease and Stroke

Being an early bird, sleeping seven to eight hours a night, having no insomnia, not snoring and not being sleepy during the day were tied to better cardiovascular health.
Sleeping 9 Hours a Night May Raise Stroke Risk

Sleeping 9 Hours a Night May Raise Stroke Risk

Excessive sleeping or taking long naps was tied to an increased risk of having a stroke.
Medically Speaking, There’s Such a Thing as Sleeping Too Much

Medically Speaking, There’s Such a Thing as Sleeping Too Much

The increased stroke risk associated with excessive sleeping and napping, it seems, has to do mostly with living a sedentary lifestyle.
Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?

Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?

Adakveo and Oxbryta could be revolutionary treatments, but each costs about $100,000 per year and must be taken for life.
Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?

Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?

Adakveo and Oxbryta could be revolutionary treatments, but each costs about $100,000 per year and must be taken for life.
Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?

Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?

Adakveo and Oxbryta could be revolutionary treatments, but each costs about $100,000 per year and must be taken for life.
Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?

Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?

Adakveo and Oxbryta could be revolutionary treatments, but each costs about $100,000 per year and must be taken for life.
Your yen for ramen could be killing you softly

Your yen for ramen could be killing you softly

Ramen is delightful, but it might also be dangerous, according to Japanese medical researchers.
Borderline Personality Disorder Brings Middle-Age Heart Risks

Borderline Personality Disorder Brings Middle-Age Heart Risks

Emerging research suggests middle-aged adults who show symptoms of borderline personality disorder should be screened for cardiovascular risks. Investigators discovered that this particular mental
Blood pressure drugs work far better if taken at night, study shows

Blood pressure drugs work far better if taken at night, study shows

‘Chronotherapy’ benefits of bedtime doses discovered in huge trial Taking blood pressure medication at bedtime rather than on waking halves the risk of events such as heart attack and stroke, a major

Keep Your Heart Healthy with These 7 Numbers

This post Keep Your Heart Healthy with These 7 Numbers appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Taking care of your health is something that many people don’t take seriously until it’s too late. If you
The Temporary Memory Lapse of Transient Global Amnesia

The Temporary Memory Lapse of Transient Global Amnesia

Those with T.G.A. do not experience any alteration in consciousness or abnormal movements. Only the ability to lay down memories is affected.
The Temporary Memory Lapse of Transient Global Amnesia

The Temporary Memory Lapse of Transient Global Amnesia

Those with T.G.A. do not experience any alteration in consciousness or abnormal movements. Only the ability to lay down memories is affected.
New study finds vegetarianism and veganism could lead to higher risk of stroke

New study finds vegetarianism and veganism could lead to higher risk of stroke

If you were considering swearing off meat for health reasons, maybe don't throw away that bacon cheeseburger just yet. At least not if all that you're trying to prevent is a stroke. A report by
Caregivers Who Show Signs of Depression at Higher Risk for Own Health Challenges

Caregivers Who Show Signs of Depression at Higher Risk for Own Health Challenges

Caregivers of stroke survivors who show signs of depression have a higher risk of suffering their own health challenges as they age. The findings, presented at the European Society of...