There are approximately 600,000 new cases of stroke each year, with one occurring every minute, on average. Neurologist Dr. Stafford Conway talks about why knowing the signs of a stroke and acting quickly can save your brain.
Emotional stress can harm cardiovascular health, experts say, so boosting mental resilience may be key
Better slumber improved daytime energy and behavior, but not memory, learning, researchers say
But expert notes questions about frequency remain
Coming off meds sooner means fewer harmful side effects, study author says
High rates of obesity, heavy drinking, smoking and inactivity reported, but most people getting enough sleep
By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - For a pathogen with such a short history, the mysterious new virus killing people in the Middle East and Europe has already had an amazing array of names. It first surfaced last year as "human betacoronavirus 2c EMC", but the suffixes "2c England-Qatar, "2C Jordan-N3", "England 1" have also appeared and many scientists have resorted to "novel coronavirus" - new crown-shaped virus - instead. ...
(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Wednesday it will spin off its majority stake in animal health business Zoetis Inc to shareholders by allowing them to swap Pfizer stock for Zoetis stock at a 7 percent discount. Pfizer, the largest drugmaker, sold Zoetis shares in an initial public offering in February that raised $2.2 billion. Pfizer retained an 80 percent stake in Zoetis after the IPO and now plans to unwind that, starting with this offer. The offer would allow shareholders to exchange $100 worth of Pfizer stock for $107.52 worth of Zoetis stock. ...