News tagged with numbness
(HealthDay)—Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arms or legs on one side of the body, confusion and trouble speaking are among the signs that someone is having a stroke. The sooner a stroke is recognized ...
Cardiology May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The majority of patients undergoing endoscopic brow-lift are happy with the outcome and would recommend the procedure, according to research published online May 9 in JAMA Facial Plastic Su ...
Surgery May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Seemingly benign differences in genetic code from one person to the next could influence who develops side effects to chemotherapy, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The study identified gene variations that can predispose people ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry are part of an international team which has for the first time identified the role of a tumour suppressor in peripheral neuropathy ...
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A procedure to establish feeling in the penis for men with spina bifida was performed for the first time in the United States in Seattle.
Surgery Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—People who take the prescription quit-smoking drug Chantix may be at higher risk for cardiovascular problems, and doctors should weigh the risks of the drug against it benefits, the U.S. Food ...
Medications Dec 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
A new study appearing today in the Journal of Neuroscience details for the first time how "mini-strokes" cause prolonged periods of brain damage and result in cognitive impairment. These strokes, which are often imperceptible, are co ...
Neuroscience Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Thirty-two people have now died and 438 have been sickened in the fungal meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections, U.S. health officials reported Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
What do a tight, fitted bed sheet and a blood clot in the wrist have in common? Both are associated with a condition called sheet fitting palsy. True to its name, the palsy is reported in those who spend a long period of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
The death of a child is a tragic event for a family, bringing with it feelings of numbness, anger, guilt and denial. And, unfortunately, for many families, the loss becomes too much to bear.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Infections and fatalities from West Nile virus have risen to new record levels in the United States in the first week of September, the Centers for Disease Control said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The West Nile virus, responsible for more than 60 deaths in the United States so far this year, has now claimed its first victim in the eastern state of Maryland, state health officials said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As the school season starts, experts warn that overloaded backpacks often result in back injuries among children.
Health Aug 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Summer is a peak season for many sports, and with that comes sport-related injuries. Among those injuries is shoulder joint dislocation. According to a literature review in the August 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Ac ...
Surgery Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Emotional stress caused by last year's tsunami caused a part of some survivors' brains to shrink, according to scientists in Japan who grasped a unique chance to study the neurological effects of trauma.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 22, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 0