Health News

Ride Your Way to Motor Improvement After Stroke
The last thing you want after a stroke is someone making you ride a bicycle at a fast pace, but that might be just what you need.
Stroke Patients May Need to Put the Brakes on Driving
While some stroke survivors may resume routine activities, not all return to their normal abilities. Even a mild stroke can make driving a dangerous proposition.
FDA Clears System to Reduce Stroke Risk during Stent and Angioplasty Procedures
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared for marketing the ENROUTE Transcarotid Neuroprotection System (ENROUTE TNS), for use during a minimally invasive procedure to restore normal blood flow to narrowed carotid arteries.
Healthy Valentine’s Day for a Healthy Heart
Valentine’s Day — a day of chocolates, romantic dinners and loving hearts. Why can't it also be a day to focus on heart health?
Blood Pressure Guidelines Challenged
Stop the presses! New evidence has challenged a previous guideline for recommended blood pressure levels.
This New Device May Stop Repeat Aneurysms
A new, gel-filled device could keep burst brain blood vessels sealed, which could save lives.
How the 'Sun Vitamin' Might Help Stroke Patients
Too much sun can be damaging to skin health, but a little may be just what the doctor ordered for those at risk of a stroke.
This Device Could Predict Strokes
After a stroke, getting the right treatment is important to avoid another one. When the cause of the stroke is unknown, doctors must rely on certain tools to determine the best treatment.
Dripped and Shipped: Quick Action May Save Stroke Patients
A technique called "drip and ship" could save stroke patients. And doctors may be using this technique more frequently.
What Vitamin D May Do for Kids' Health
Parents try to do everything they can to keep their kiddos healthy and happy, which can also set kids up to be healthy adults. This principle may also apply to making sure kids get the right amount of vitamin D.