A therapeutic shoe designed to improve stroke survivors’ gait and symmetry was successful in a small-scale trial of six patients, according to a study published in the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation.
Research presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions this month suggests having high blood pressure speeds up cognitive decline in middle-aged and older adults—but treating the condition can reverse that possibility.
North Carolina Children’s Hospital has received the go-ahead from an external advisory board to resume complex heart surgeries after a New York Times investigation ground the program to a halt three months ago, the Times reports.
A singular, high-dose beam of radiation could improve survival odds in patients with ventricular tachycardia, many of whom are too sick to undergo conventional therapy, researchers reported at the ASTRO meeting in Chicago Sept. 15.
The incidence of aborted procedures during transcatheter aortic valve replacement is falling, according to work published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, but centers with low institutional TAVR volume still struggle to keep up with bigger hospitals’ success.