Neuroscience

New study on brain cooling turns treatment advice on its head

A large international study on the effects of cooling the brain after a cardiac arrest shows that contrary to current treatment recommendations, it doesn't actually improve survival or recovery. The study, published today ...

Cardiology

After 47 minutes, one final try resuscitated her

On a November evening, Diana and Paul Nickel played a spelling game and shared an ice cream birthday cake with their 6-year-old granddaughter, Molly. The couple was staying with Molly and her 8-year-old sister, Kate, while ...

Medical research

Study paves the way for preventing sudden cardiac arrest

A study comparing commonly used medications for type 2 diabetes has found that sulfonylurea drugs are associated with a reduced risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest compared with metformin. The research is published today ...

Health

Want to help fight for health justice? It may be time to listen

A pandemic, protests and politics have highlighted the nation's long-standing, deep-seated racial issues and how they affect the health of millions of Americans. People who've never confronted racism before are asking, "How ...

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