Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Symptoms that require emergency care

Growing concerns over COVID-19 have health care organizations worldwide making vast changes—from postponing procedures to visitation restrictions. Consumers are being asked to limit emergency room visits. But every day, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Treating depression important after stroke, but caution may be needed

Recognising and managing depression is an important part of post-stroke treatment, but some treatments should be used with caution until more is known about the risks, according to new evidence published in the Cochrane Library ...

Medical research

Helping paramedics recognize signs of stroke faster

When it comes to strokes, doctors have a mantra: time is brain. Delaying treatment even by minutes can mean the difference between a normal life and permanent disability, or even life and death.

Cardiology

Understanding NFL legend Tedy Bruschi's 'mini-stroke'

It was a frighteningly familiar scenario for football legend Tedy Bruschi. "Around 10:30 a.m. on July 4th I lost use of my left arm," the former New England Patriot wrote Monday on Instagram. "I then tried to speak and realized ...

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