Cardiology

Stroke patients receiving better, more timely care

One in four acute ischemic stroke patients treated with a time-dependent clot-busting drug were quickly transferred from an emergency department or smaller community hospital to a certified stroke center, according to research ...

Cardiology

Stroke patients show higher recovery in MultiStem therapy

Data presented by the biotech company Athersys indicate that stroke patients treated by an adult stem cell therapy called MultiStem did significantly better than others who received a placebo one year after treatment. The ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NIH launches free database of drugs associated with liver injury

A free source of evidence-based information for health care professionals and for researchers studying liver injury associated with prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbals, and dietary supplements is now available ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Posttraumatic stress disorder common after lung injury

(HealthDay)—Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are common in patients recovering from acute lung injury (ALI), according to a study published online March 5 in Psychological Medicine.

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