Research Suggests 1 in 7 Strokes Happens During Sleep
TUESDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- About 14 percent of strokes
happen while people are sleeping, lowering the chance that they'll
be able to get to the hospital in time for a potentially
brain-saving treatment, a new study suggests.
A Capsule Camera Instead of a Colonoscopy?
TUESDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- A new technology that uses a
remote-controlled capsule camera to scan the inside of the colon
may one day be an alternative to colonoscopy, a new study
Shortage of Anesthetics Reported
TUESDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- Shortages of anesthetics are
rampant across the United States, according to the results of a new
Anemia Drug May Worsen Heart Attacks
TUESDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- People given a drug known as
erythropoietin alfa after a heart attack may experience new heart
problems and even greater cardiac damage from the attack, a new
Drug Therapy for Artery Disease Underused, Study Says
TUESDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than 50 percent of
people scheduled to have a stent placed in one of their coronary
arteries for stable coronary artery disease received so-called
optimal medical therapy -- drug therapy, such as statins -- before
the procedure, according to new research.