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Scientists revive pig brain cells four hours after death, providing hope for stroke patients

3 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

In a breakthrough research study, scientists at Yale University have restored cellular activity in the brains of dead pigs.
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Scientists Restore Some Brain Activity in Recently Slaughtered Pigs

13 hours ago   |   Time

Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition...
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AFib Patients Often Misjudge Stroke Risk vs OAC Bleeding Risk

21 hours ago   |   Medscape

But is that okay? Patients may decide to take oral anticoagulants 'without knowing the truth' about the size of their benefits and risks, neither of which measure up to...
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Which Cryptogenic Stroke Patients Benefit From Anticoagulation?

1 day ago   |   Medscape

These may include patients with an enlarged left atrium, a subgroup analysis of the NAVIGATE-ESUS trial suggests. Medscape Medical News
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For the men: Multivitamins can keep heart disease at bay

For the men: Multivitamins can keep heart disease at bay

1 day ago   |   Natural News

Taking quality multivitamins is a way to get the nutrients your body needs that you don't get from your diet. A study suggests that men who have taken multivitamins for a long...
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Statins provide no benefit for 50 percent of patients, say researchers

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Millions of patients do not benefit from taking statins and fail to achieve a cholesterol level low enough to reduce their risk of heart or stroke, report researchers.
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Specific Gene Can Reduce Brain Swelling After Stroke

Specific Gene Can Reduce Brain Swelling After Stroke

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Newly identified gene called TRIM9 could play a significant role in reducing brain swelling after stroke, reveals a new study.
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Statins Protect From Cardiovascular Events in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Statins Protect From Cardiovascular Events in Rheumatoid Arthritis

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have high risk of cardiovascular events like heart attack and stroke compared with the general population. Statins found to against them.
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Drug to Lower The Risk of Kidney Failure in Type 2 Diabetes

Drug to Lower The Risk of Kidney Failure in Type 2 Diabetes

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Patients with diabetes and kidney disease who are at very high risk of kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, and death could now have an effective way to reduce this risk using...
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Getting fewer than five hours a night increases risks of heart disease, strokes and early death

Getting fewer than five hours a night increases risks of heart disease, strokes and early death

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   3 articles

New York University published the study which looked into sleep and health after searching more than 8,000 websites, news reports and publications.
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One in Five Children Have Mental Health Problems: Study

One in Five Children Have Mental Health Problems: Study

One in five Ontario children and youth suffer from a mental health problems, reveals a new study. Read more ...

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

A research team led by Yale School of Medicine obtained the pigs' brains from abattoirs and placed them in a system they created called BrainEx. Read more ...

Simple Wedding Skin Care Tips to Make You Glow on Your Big Day

Simple Wedding Skin Care Tips to Make You Glow on Your Big Day

Bridal beauty tips: With the wedding season on in full swing, every bride wants to shine on their big day. So, here are some wedding skin care tips on how to get glowing skin... Read more ...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic'...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic' baked into them

Mondelēz Global recalled 13-ounce packs of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies after customers found 'an unexpected solidified ingredient' and experienced choking and even dental injuries. Read more ...

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania successfully edited the DNA of embryonic mice just days before birth to get rid of genetic defects that cause fatal lung diseases. Read more ...