THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Using a “neuroprotectant” drug alongside the standard surgical removal of a clot may slash the risk of death and disability following a stroke, a new study finds. The new medication, called ApTOLL, shields brain tissue from continuing damage by cooling down inflammation, theContinue Reading

SATURDAY, Jan. 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) — It’s possible to prevent heartworms in many of your furry friends — dogs, cats and ferrets, specifically. Heading off a severe and sometimes deadly illness simply requires regular, year-round preventive treatment through a pill, injection or topical medication, according to the U.S. FoodContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Intravenous (IV) lines are generally associated with medical centers — picture a patient in a hospital bed, an IV drip-dropping needed fluids, nutrients and medicines into their arm. But millions now are receiving IV treatments at home, and a new study warns thatContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Jan. 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) – Despite tobacco industry claims, a new study found that banning menthol-flavored cigarettes did not lead to more people purchasing illicit smokes. Researchers at the University of Waterloo surveyed smokers to study the impact of a menthol cigarette ban in Canada. Smokers of bothContinue Reading