Retrievable Stents for Strokes PITTSBURGH. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- When someone suffers a stroke, time is critical. For every few minutes that blood and oxygen are blocked, portions of the brain suffer irreversible damage. Now, a technique designed to remove clots from large vessels in the brain may be highly effective in reducing stroke’s life-altering side effects.
To Statin or not to Statin? BALTIMORE. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Heart disease is the top killer of Americans and experts say there is no doubt that high cholesterol plays a big part. Cholesterol-lowering drugs or statins are “game-changers” for many patients, but for millions of Americans and their doctors it may be tough to decide whether to statin, or not.
Sacral Nerve Stimulator for Incontinence SAN ANTONIO. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Incontinence is an uncomfortable and embarrassing problem for many people, especially as they age. It used to be treated with surgery but that wasn’t always successful. A new outpatient procedure has changed that. It’s also changing lives.
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