Neuroscience

Study shows how brain begins repairs after 'silent strokes'

UCLA researchers have shown that the brain can be repaired—and brain function can be recovered—after a stroke in animals. The discovery could have important implications for treating a mind-robbing condition known as ...

Cardiology

More aggressive Tx needed for familial hypercholesterolemia

(HealthDay)—Even with care in specialty clinics, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) persists above target levels in more than half of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), according to a study published ...

Cardiology

In governor's race, issues of age, health and forthrightness

Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox's introductory television ad aimed to convey crucial details to voters. He described rebuilding tornado-ravaged Tuscaloosa as the city's mayor and called his politics "pro-life and pro ...

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