WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Just small amounts of exercise can benefit people with implanted heart defibrillators, new research shows. An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is a battery-powered device placed under the skin to detect abnormal heart rhythms and deliver an electric shock to restore a normal heartbeat.Continue Reading

THURSDAY, June 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Parkinson’s disease patients can get symptom relief with deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy that lasts over the long term, a new study shows. Over 15 years, patients who received DBS, which requires surgical implantation, had significant improvement in motor symptoms and less needContinue Reading

MONDAY, April 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Once you’ve landed that coveted coronavirus vaccine appointment, you’ll likely have to fill out a form on your medical history and whether you’re allergic to any of the vaccine’s ingredients. But there could be another question waiting for you: Have you ever hadContinue Reading

FRIDAY, March 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — You might decide your frizzy locks aren’t so bad after all, given a new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that most hair straightening/smoothing products release formaldehyde gas, a human carcinogen. Being exposed to formaldehyde for longer periods of time andContinue Reading