A new study has been released by British researchers that closely links herpes zoster, also known as shingles, with a higher risk for a heart attack or stroke.
These days robots do everything from manufacture cars and computers to disable bombs. We’ve even seen them in the operating room. Now, robots are helping paralyzed people get moving again.
Recent research found that high levels of aircraft noise are associated with increased risks of stroke and heart disease.
Doctors claim these and other chronic illnesses could be an indication that a patient is suffering from an even scarier condition known as “The Shadow Disease”.
Dispatcher Joann Hilman-Payne took the call around 1 p.m. Monday and kept the line open until medics found the woman around 8:30 p.m.
At the beginning of the school year Nicole was diagnosed with leukemia and suffered several near fatal medical setbacks including a run in with sepsis, two strokes, organ failure, and paralysis.
Last month, 49-year-old Linda Rubino had a stroke and it was an hour before her husband got home to their Rocky Point home and called 911. That was when a 9-year-old German Shepard named April came to the rescue.
Engine exhaust from cars, trucks and buses has been linked to cancer, strokes and New York City’s high rate of childhood asthma. The city has tough laws to prevent drivers who sit with their vehicles running, but some say it’s no more than an idle threat, because it’s rarely enforced.
Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the study found that researchers believe flavonoids in the cocoa lower blood pressure.
A person who has worked with Clemons in the past confirmed that Clemons had the stroke. Clemons, 69, is known as “the Big Man” in the E Street Band and his sax has been one of the most defining elements of the band’s sound.
He suffered a stroke while on a snowmobile.
Many people make the switch to diet soda to be a bit healthier when they indulge, but a new study suggests that diet soda drinkers could be more susceptible to heart disease or a stroke.
For decades, doctors have had just one blood-thinning drug to help them, but as CBS 2HD’s Dr. Max Gomez reports, there’s a revolutionary new drug just approved by the FDA.
Krista Stanton had to put her career as an FBI agent on hold three years ago when a stroke paralyzed the left side of her body. Now she’s still facing major challenging, including things like opening a door.
A popular diet drug may be more dangerous than it is helpful, and the government is weighing in on what consumers should do. An FDA committee is considering pulling Meridia as studies show it can increase the risk of heart attacks for some.