New research identifies an inflammatory pathway in women that could help explain why they develop autoimmune diseases at a much higher rate than men.
Haley Otman covers neurosciences and heart care for the University of Michigan Health System. A TV news producer turned health care communicator, Haley specializes in storytelling, media relations and social media surrounding clinical advances, new research and compelling patient stories.
Providers want to help their patients pass kidney stones without surgery. A new review shows alpha blockers are still a good bet, especially for large stones.
For Afib patients, lowering the risk of stroke is crucial. A late-breaking trial presented at AHA Scientific Sessions compares anti-thrombotic agents when coronary disease is also a factor.
News outlets were quick to herald an experimental drug’s impact on early-stage Alzheimer’s patients. But neurologists caution more research is needed.