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Kids' Concussion Symptoms May Persist for a Year

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A year after a concussion, up to one-third of kids still have symptoms such as headache and irritability that may affect school performance, a new study finds.

'Yo-Yo' Cardio Readings May Signal Heart Risks

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If your weight, blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels fluctuate, you may have a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death than people with more steady readings, new research suggests.

Spinal Implant Could Be Breakthrough for Paralyzed Patients

MONDAY, Sept. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A paraplegic man has regained the ability to move his legs and walk with assistance, thanks to an implanted electrode stimulating his spinal cord, Mayo Clinic researchers say.

Health Tip: Maintain Healthy Cholesterol

(HealthDay News) -- If you have high cholesterol, you are at greater risk of developing a number of health problems, such as heart disease and stroke, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Is Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Really Worth It for Seniors?

SUNDAY, Sept. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There's disappointing news for seniors: A new trial shows that taking daily low-dose aspirin doesn't prolong healthy, independent living in otherwise healthy people aged 70 and older.

With Stroke Comes Higher Dementia Risk: Study

FRIDAY, Aug. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People who've had a stroke face up to twice the normal risk of dementia, a new review suggests.

Brain Implant Puts the Brakes on Epileptic Seizures in Mice

THURSDAY, Aug. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Experiments in mice have shown that an implanted electronic device in the brain can detect -- and deliver drugs to stop -- impending epileptic seizures.

New Lab Test Spots Heart Attack, Risk of Future Heart Woes

TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new method of diagnosing heart attack patients in the emergency department is more accurate and faster than current methods, researchers say.

Radiation for Childhood Brain Tumor Can Hinder Memory

TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation therapy for the most common childhood brain tumor can cause memory problems, new research suggests.

For Seniors, Getting Physical Protects the Heart

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you're in your early 60s, becoming more active may reduce your risk of heart disease, researchers report.