Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll

FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of American doctors do not feel confident that they can spot the reason for a stroke that strikes in the absence of a clearly established cause.

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain

FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Birth weight and growth during childhood could affect hearing, vision, thinking and memory later in life, a new study suggests.

Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The skin disorder psoriasis appears linked with artery inflammation, raising the odds for heart disease, a new study says.

Whistle … and Walk … While You Work

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you have to sit almost all day while you work, take a short walk whenever you can.

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new, highly sensitive blood test may help doctors quickly rule out heart attack for almost two-thirds of people who seek emergency room treatment for chest pain, a new study suggests.

Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults

TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults recover more slowly from concussion than younger patients, a small new study finds.

Move More to Prevent Heart Failure

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to preventing heart failure, the more exercise, the better.

Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Be Risky for Certain Surgery Patients

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some people on blood pressure drugs called beta blockers may face heightened risks of heart complications during non-cardiac surgeries, a new, large study suggests.

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Could just a few minutes of intense exercise three times a week reduce teens' risk of potential heart problems?

Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors appear to have worse working memory than other adults, a small study finds.