Don't Miss a Beat
A meta-analysis of 14 studies has led researchers to believe that even moderate alcohol consumption can contribute to atrial fibrillation, or irregular heart beat.
This Word Isn't on the Street
The number of stroke patients with a history of street drug use has risen more than nine fold in the past 13 years, according to a new study from the University of Cincinnati.
Stroke of Genius?
Brain devastation resulting from stroke and head trauma is often due to the overproduction of a substance in the brain called glutamate . A new method of therapy may prevent this from happening.
The (Neuro)-Logical Next Step
A study from Loyola University suggests that neurological disorders like epilepsy and dementia are on the rise, but new therapies could soon be formed with the help of diagnostic tests and stem cell research.
Don't Drink, Drink, Drink!
A recent editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal states that binge drinking is an excessively common practice in the United States.