More Exercise, Fewer Po...

More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Getting regular exercise and staying slim can lower the risk for an especially hard-to-treat type of heart failure, new research shows. This specific type of disease is called heart...

Study Tracks Bleeding R...

Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Blood thinners can help prevent dangerous clots, but they also come with risks for excess bleeding. Now, new research shows that use of the medications does boost the odds of...

Nerve ‘Zap’...

Nerve ‘Zap’ Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An implanted device that provides electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve leading to the brain enhanced arm movement in a small group of...

atorvastatin (Lipitor) ...

Atorvastatin vs. simvastatin comparison What are atorvastatin and simvastatin? What are the uses for atorvastatin and simvastatin? What are the side effects of atorvastatin and simvastatin? How should atorvastatin and simvastatin be taken (dosage)? Which drugs interact with atorvastatin...

torsemide (Demadex)

What is torsemide, and how does it work? What brand names are available for torsemide? Is it available as a generic drug? Do I need a prescription for it? What are the uses for torsemide? Torsemide side effects What dosages are available for torsemide, and how do I take it? Which drugs...

1 in 10 Stroke Rehab In...

1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Interruptions in inpatient rehabilitation occur for some stroke survivors and patients with brain and spinal cord injuries, a new study finds. But at least one-tenth of these treatment...