Anaconda: Beating a Silent Killer Aortic aneurysms typically sneak up on patients and end up bursting before any symptoms show. For those lucky enough to catch the problem early, there's a new kind of stent that avoids the need for major surgery.
Chill Out Stroke Treatment It happens in nearly half of all stroke victims; they develop a dangerous fever that could turn out to be deadly. Now doctors are using a chilly approach to return the body's temperature to normal and save the brain.
Hypertension: Targeting Kids High blood pressure -- it's the stuff only old folks have to worry about, right? Think again. Just 1 in 5 kids with hypertension are diagnosed while the rest face heart failure, or worse.