Five Neurosurgery Treatments to Question
In an effort to connect doctors and patients, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation puts out updated recommendations on the best treatment options. The latest installation of the ABIM Choosing Wisely series focuses on neurology.
Migraines Might Affect Stroke Risk
People with a history of migraines may have to take steps to avoid another serious health problem, according to new research.
Wait and Watch Approach May Be Better for AVM
Sometimes, treating a patient may lead to worse outcomes than if the patient was not treated. When it comes to tangled vessels in the brain, this may be one of those times.
Watching What You Mix with Your Rx
It may seem harmless to pop a multivitamin each day, but many dietary supplements still contain active ingredients that affect the body. They might also interact with prescription medications.
Post-Op Pain Common After Heart Surgery
We expect surgery to help heal a painful condition, but sometimes the procedure can lead to a new type of pain. Researchers behind a new study explored post-op pain after heart surgery.
When the Elderly Stop Driving
Many adults have to stop driving cars once they reach old age. Not being able to drive anymore can cause mental distress and contribute to health problems.
Heart Disease Increased Dementia Risks in Older Women
Dementia, a condition that affects memory and thinking abilities, is most often associated with aging. New research has found there may be a link between dementia and heart disease.
How Calcium Affects Heart Health
Getting enough calcium is important, especially for older women. But could calcium supplements negatively affect heart health?
Did James Bond's Martini Give Him a Tremor?
Fictional British spy James Bond, 007, asked for his martinis to be "shaken, not stirred" — but new research suggests that his preference may have resulted from an alcohol induced tremor.
Healthier Hearts After Joint Surgery
For patients with arthritis, joint replacement surgery could mean more than relief from pain and stiffness. It might protect against heart disease too.