News tagged with neurologist

Smoking after stroke increases death risk by three-fold

Patients who resume smoking after a stroke increase their risk of death by three-fold, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2012 by Professor Furio Colivicchi from San Filippo Neri Hospital. The researchers also ...

Aug 28, 2012
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Reverse engineering epilepsy's 'miracle' diet

For decades, neurologists have known that a diet high in fat and extremely low in carbohydrates can reduce epileptic seizures that resist drug therapy. But how the diet worked, and why, was a mystery—so much so that ...

May 23, 2012
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How to minimize stroke damage

Following a stroke, factors as varied as blood sugar, body temperature and position in bed can affect patient outcomes, Loyola University Medical Center researchers report.

May 14, 2012
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