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Brain Stent Could Cut Odds for a Second Stroke

THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 — For decades, artery-opening stents have helped prevent heart attacks, and new research suggests they might also help prevent strokes in the brain. In a new study, the self-expanding, intracranial Wingspan brain stent seems effective over the long term in reducing stroke patients’ risk of a subsequent stroke and death. Intracranial… Read More »

Measles warning after second case

A second person has been diagnosed with measles in as many days in NSW. NSW Health is advising people to be alert for symptoms of the contagious infection after a local woman visited several locations in Sydney’s eastern suburbs and inner west. The young woman had not travelled prior to her illness and has no… Read More »