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Electrical Brain Stimulation May Improve Post-Stroke Aphasia

19 minutes ago   |   MedPageToday

Patients with long-term aphasia named more words with noninvasive technique
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What Is Dementia?

What Is Dementia?

4 hours ago   |   Health Status

Dementia is a broad way to describe a whole host of more specific cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer's Disease or the various neurological issues that can arise following a...
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Use of Robots as Tools and Partners in Medical Rehabilitation

Use of Robots as Tools and Partners in Medical Rehabilitation

12 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Use of socially assistive robots in rehabilitation is increasing significantly because patients' rate of survival after diseases with severe functional deficits, such as a...
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Stroke Patients Treated at a Teaching Hospital are Less Likely to be Readmitted: Study

Stroke Patients Treated at a Teaching Hospital are Less Likely to be Readmitted: Study

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Patients discharged from nonteaching hospitals faced a significantly higher risk of readmission mainly due to having another stroke, related complications or septicemia, a...
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Tdap in Pregnancy; Smoking and Weight Gain: It's PodMed Double T!

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

This week's topics include vaccination in pregnant women and ASD; treating stroke outside the window; smoking, mortality, and weight gain; and five risk factors for death in...
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FDA recognizes increased risk for stroke, mortality with SynCardia driver system

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The FDA has determined that a device by SynCardia Systems for patients with HF and severe biventricular failure before a heart transplant increases the rate for mortality and...
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Hospital Readmissions Drop for Stroke Patients

2 days ago   |   MedPageToday   |   3 articles

But stroke patients in high-volume, non-academic centers were more likely to return
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4 Surprising Things Your Nose Can Tell You About Your Health

2 days ago   |   Health

No one appreciates their sense of smell when they pass a trash heap or accidentally step in dog poop. But your nose knows a lot-not just when things stink. In fact, your...
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Stroke patients appear to receive better care at teaching hospitals with less chance of readmission

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Stroke patients appear to receive better care at teaching hospitals with less of a chance of landing back in a hospital during the early stages of recovery, according to new...
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FDA Flags Temporary Artificial Heart for Mortality, Stroke Risk

2 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

The letter to healthcare providers was issued after the agency reviewed final results of a postmarket study conducted by the device maker, SynCardia Systems. News Alerts
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People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better...

People who research their symptoms online understand their doctors better, finds study

Researchers at the St Vincent's and Austin hospitals in Melbourne, Australia, say people feel able to ask their doctors more informed questions if they research their symptoms... Read more ...

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

E-cigarettes raise the risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA

Trendy vapes that millions of Americans use instead of smoking cigarettes may still raise oral cancer risks by altering DNA in the mouth, a small new University of Minnesota... Read more ...

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Oral Cancer Treatment Side Effect Prevented by New Drug

Common cancer treatment side effect known as oral mucositis can now be prevented by a newly developed drug, says study. Read more ...

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

US study reveals 1 in 3 teens have not read a book in the past YEAR

Researchers from San Diego State University found just 16 percent of those aged between 17 and 18 read a book for pleasure every day, compared to 60 percent in the late 1970s. Read more ...

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Maple-leaf extract is a 'plant-based Botox', scientists claim

Researchers from the University of Rhode Island found that extracts in maple leaves, known as GCGs, inhibit the enzyme that causes skin to lose its elasticity and could be used... Read more ...

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple Score Can Help Identify Heart Attack Symptoms Much Faster

Simple lab score can diagnose heart attack symptoms much faster and safer than current methods. Read more ...

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two New Studies Pour Cold Water On Water's Role In Weight Management

Two new studies are bound to disappoint those who still want to believe water makes a difference in weight management. The first of these studies, Increasing water intake... Read more ...

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes Can Damage DNA and Raise the Risk of Cancer

E-cigarettes can damage genetic material or DNA in users which may raise cancer risk, finds a new study. Read more ...

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Strawberries could treat bowel disease, reduce diarrhoea and weight loss

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts claim eating whole strawberries could help calm inflammation in the colon among people with inflammatory bowel disease. Read more ...

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Drinking Milk at Breakfast can Lower Diabetes, Obesity Risk

Consuming high-protein milk in the morning along with your breakfast cereal can slow digestion, lower blood sugar levels and improves satiety at lunchtime. This dietary... Read more ...