Alzheimer's disease
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Lynne Adkins
May 31, 2020 - 5:30 pm
COVID-19 has been found to lead to strokes in some young patients — an illness that is devastating at any age. But there is a way for young people to get support from others who understand what they’re going through. Read more here.
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A doctor views the output of a CT scan.
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Mike Dougherty
May 23, 2020 - 11:41 am
Respiratory problems from COVID-19 are well-publicized, but a new study sheds more light on the neurological dangers of the coronavirus. Read more here.
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KYW In Depth
April 27, 2020 - 8:43 pm
A Philadelphia neurosurgeon has been studying correlations between the brain and COVID-19 since the pandemic started. In addition to strokes, he said COVID-19 can travel to the brain and cause encephalitis. Listen to the full story on the KYW In Depth podcast.
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Lynne Adkins
April 24, 2020 - 1:49 pm
MossRehab traditionally treats people with stroke, brain and spinal cord injuries. Now, the Elkins Park facility is treating patients who are recovering from COVID-19. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
October 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
There are many reasons to be concerned about uncontrolled high blood pressure, with the major concern being the increased risk of a heart attack and stroke.
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KYW Staff
September 16, 2019 - 2:51 pm
KYW Medical Report: If you notice the signs of a stroke in yourself or a loved one, the first step is to call 911 immediately.
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Lynne Adkins
July 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Key factors of your health could play a role in your treatment if you have bleeding on the brain. After a stroke, it's common to have more tests to figure out what caused the brain to bleed. But, that may not be necessary, according to Dr. Pascal Jabbour, professor of...
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Michael Senisch
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Mike DeNardo
June 05, 2019 - 3:14 pm
ATLANTIC COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Michael Senisch wants his job back. He had been a paramedic for AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in South Jersey for 34 years, but he was fired in 2016 for using a form of an alternative medicine on a cancer patient. After a two-and-a-half week trial, an...
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June 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For many years, scientists have been looking at a very interesting phenomenon — a link between insomnia and an increased risk of stroke. This line of...
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Dan Gilbert
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May 27, 2019 - 8:52 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers owner and billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital care. Officials with Detroit-based Quicken Loans said in a statement that Gilbert "received immediate medical attention and is currently recovering...
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