The heart condition affects up to six million Americans, and raises the risk of stroke five-fold. One patient describes what it was like to learn she had atrial fibrillation—and the unexpected positive impact it has had on her life.
Cardiologist C. Michael Gibson is heading up a virtual research study that uses wearable technology and cutting-edge apps to help detect atrial fibrillation, one of the biggest risk factors for stroke. We dive into how the study will work.
If getting healthy is one of your 2020 resolutions—and you’ve wondered about bariatric surgery—here are answers to some common questions, including what BMI you really need to have to qualify for the procedure and whether you can expect to gain any weight back.
Lisa Deck was just 21 when she had her first stroke. She would go on to have three more, as well as face a rare diagnosis of moyamoya disease. She shares her incredible story of survival and living with a chronic illness.
Helping change the trajectory of health for humanity is a lofty goal—and it's one Johnson & Johnson is deeply devoted to. Just read these moving stories, from a boy who benefited from spinal surgery to a woman who survived a stroke at 37.
From a magnetic device that can combat chronic acid reflux to a tiny, tree-like tool that can help treat brain aneurysms, these four amazing innovations are poised to help change the future of medicine.