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Serum Uric Acid Levels and Onset of Cardiovascular Diseases: a CALIBER Study

Conditions:   Stable Angina;   Unstable Angina;   Myocardial Infarction;   Unheralded Coronary Heart Disease Death;   Heart Failure;   Cardiac Arrest;   Transient Ischaemic Attack;   Ischemic Stroke;   Subarachnoid Hemorrhage;   Intracerebral Hemorrhage;   Peripheral Arterial Disease ;   Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm;   Atrial Fibrillation Intervention:   Sponsors:   University College, London;   Wellcome Trust;   National Institute for Health Research, United Kingdom;   Medical Research Council Active, not recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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This article reviews the epidemiological and clinical data concerning stroke incidence and burden around the globe. [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Seminars in Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
We investigated the association of short- and medium-term particulate matter (PM) exposure with risk of mortality in patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) identified according to strict etiologic criteria.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
In the study, eating an egg daily lowered the odds of dying from heart disease by 18% and cut the risk of hemorrhagic stroke by 28%, when compared with those who never, or rarely, ate eggs.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Funaki T, Takahashi JC, Miyamoto S Abstract In this article, the authors review the literature related to long-term outcome of pediatric moyamoya disease, focusing on late cerebrovascular events and social outcome of pediatric patients once they reach adulthood. Late-onset de novo hemorrhage is rare but more serious than recurrence of ischemic stroke. Long-term follow-up data on Asian populations suggest that the incidence of de novo hemorrhage might increase at age 20 or later, even more than 10 years after bypass surgery. Social adaptation difficulty, possibly related to cognitive impairment caused by fr...
Source: Neurologia Medico-Chirurgica - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) Source Type: research
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health News Eggs Heart Disease Local TV Source Type: news
By SAURABH JHA Of my time arguing with doctors, 30 % is spent convincing British doctors that their American counterparts aren’t idiots, 30 % convincing American doctors that British doctors aren’t idiots, and 40 % convincing both that I’m not an idiot. A British doctor once earnestly asked whether American physicians carry credit card reading machines inside their white coats. Myths about the NHS can be equally comical. British doctors don’t prostate every morning in deference to the NHS, like the citizens of Oceania sang to Big Brother in Orwell’s dystopia. Nor, in their daily rounds, do the...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: OP-ED Uncategorized AlfieEvans Source Type: blogs
AbstractPurpose of ReviewCerebral autoregulation (CA) is a mechanism that maintains cerebral blood flow constant despite fluctuations in systemic arterial blood pressure. This review will focus on recent studies that measured CA non-invasively in acute cerebrovascular events, a feature unique to the transcranial Doppler ultrasound. We will summarize the rationale for CA assessment in acute cerebrovascular disorders and specifically evaluate the existing data on the value of CA measures in relation to clinical severity, guiding management decisions, and prognostication.Recent FindingsExisting data suggest that CA is general...
Source: Current Atherosclerosis Reports - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewRecent advances in endovascular thrombectomy have made acute ischemic stroke due to a large vessel occlusion more treatable than ever. Rapid access to treatment remains paramount and multiple large vessel occlusion prediction scales have been created to enhance prehospital identification and triage of these patients. This review summarizes the current state of large vessel occlusion prediction scales, proposes a set of ideal scale features, and discusses the future of these scales and prehospital neurological emergency response systems.Recent FindingsA meta-analysis of the available data concluded ...
Source: Current Atherosclerosis Reports - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Conclusions Patients who are older and suffer from poor psychological outcomes are at an increased risk of failing to RTW 1-year post-aSAH. Our interactive results give us information about which patients should be streamlined for therapy to target their psychosocial needs.
Source: Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of reviewTreatment recommendations for pregnancy associated ischemic stroke are scarce. This may be due to the fact that, in general, obstetricians tend not to make recommendations for stroke patients and neurologists are not commonly involved in the care of pregnant women. Herein, we review the multiple etiologies of ischemic stroke during pregnancy, considerations for diagnostic testing, and acute treatment and prevention options, including associated risks specific to the pregnant and puerperal state.Recent findingsIntravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) and endovascular thrombectomy have been use...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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