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These Factors May Increase Stroke Risk in Women with Preeclampsia

These Factors May Increase Stroke Risk in Women with Preeclampsia

Urinary tract infections, chronic high blood pressure and bleeding or clotting disorders may increase the risk of pregnancy-associated stroke in women with preeclampsia, a...
Why This Race Car Driver is Outpacing Diabetes

Why This Race Car Driver is Outpacing Diabetes

New Michigan State University research is the first to help a professional race car driver with diabetes improve his performance during competition, helping him...
Kidney Transplants from Diabetic Donors Will Save More Lives, Sooner

Kidney Transplants from Diabetic Donors Will Save More Lives, Sooner

Penn study finds that accepting a kidney from a deceased diabetic donor may be best option for older patients, those facing long wait times. There...
Don’t Be Salty About Your Health

Don’t Be Salty About Your Health

Sodium intake continues to be a major issue for many Americans. While the American Heart Association recommends an ideal limit of no more than 1,500...
Think You’re Having a Stroke? Every Minute Counts

Think You’re Having a Stroke? Every Minute Counts

If you think you might be having a stoke, don’t hesitate or ignore the suspicion. Call 911 and get to an emergency room. That’s what...
5 Treatment Options for Pancreatic Cancer

5 Treatment Options for Pancreatic Cancer

Different types of treatment are available for patients with pancreatic cancer. Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment), and some are being tested...
Three Work Stress Factors Strongly Increase Heart Disease Risk

Three Work Stress Factors Strongly Increase Heart Disease Risk

In a new study, researchers have determined that two stressful work characteristics, low job control and "job strain"—that is, high-demand, low-control work—have been increasing...
Common Pregnancy Complication May Increase Women’s Stroke Risk

Common Pregnancy Complication May Increase Women’s Stroke Risk

Women with preeclampsia, a common complication of pregnancy, face a heightened risk of stroke during pregnancy and postpartum if they have urinary tract infections,...
New Drug May Reduce Oral Steroid Use in Severe Asthma Patients

New Drug May Reduce Oral Steroid Use in Severe Asthma Patients

A trial led by a McMaster University professor shows promising results for a new medicine for severe asthma patients. The results of the trial were...
Humble Aspirin May Help Solve One-in-20 Pregnancy Threat

Humble Aspirin May Help Solve One-in-20 Pregnancy Threat

For most women, the first pregnancy is a joyous time that they will remember with tenderness for the rest of their lives. But for 5...