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.
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.
News outlets were quick to herald an experimental drug’s impact on early-stage Alzheimer’s patients. But neurologists caution more research is needed.
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Antidepressants are necessary for many with major depressive disorder, but response times and remission rates are a problem. U-M researchers find sleep might help.
Recent research shows nearly all patients diagnosed with chronic sinusitis by a nonspecialist don’t really have it. Here are the criteria physicians should know.