Cardiology

Screening for stroke risk can save lives and money

Atrial fibrillation is the greatest risk factor for stroke. Screening to detect atrial fibrillation in older people would not only increase the chance of preventing stroke, it would also save money for the healthcare system ...

Neuroscience

Balancing the safety and education of pregnant neurosurgeons

Because there are unique circumstances that may impact the training, safety, and career trajectory of pregnant neurosurgeons, as well as risks inherent to the pregnant neurosurgical resident from occupational exposures and ...

Medical research

Gut parasites may increase onward transmission of respiratory bugs

Rabbits co-infected with a respiratory bacterial infection and one or more gut helminth parasites are more likely to shed bacteria that can infect others, according to a report led by researchers at Penn State and published ...