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CBS News reports a new treatment has been found to reduce the impairment caused by common types of stroke. The research, conducted in the Netherlands, revealed that mechanically removing a clot in addition to using the standard clot-busting medication lowers the risk of a stroke victim becoming severely...
According to CBS News, Craig Spencer, the New York doctor who tested positive for the Ebola virus is in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital Center. The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation reports that Spencer is receiving antiviral and plasma therapies, and is recovering in an isolation unit....
While the current outbreak of the Ebola virus has a frightening 70 percent mortality rate, there are those who manage to survive and walk away seemingly unscathed. A patient's prognosis likely depends on how much of the virus the person was initially exposed to, with blood, vomit, and feces posing the...