Low Risk of Brain Bleed in Older People on DOAC Therapy Low Risk of Brain Bleed in Older People on DOAC Therapy
There is a low risk of delayed intracranial hemorrhage in older patients on direct oral anticoagulant therapy who fall and hit their head, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Hemorrhagic Stroke + COVID-19 Doubles Risk for In-Hospital Mortality
FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- COVID-19 ups the risk for death with hemorrhagic stroke by more than twofold, according to a study published online April 14 in PLOS ONE. Vijay M. Ravindra, M.D., from the Naval Medical Center San Diego, and colleagues... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

1 in 50 COVID Patients in ICU Will Develop a Stroke
FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Among COVID-19 patients in intensive care units (ICUs), 2% suffer a stroke, a new study finds. Of the two types of stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, which is caused by bleeding in the brain, was linked to a higher risk of death... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

COVID-19 patients who suffer hemorrhagic strokes are up to 2.8 times more likely to die
A new study from the University of Utah Health has found that coronavirus patients who suffer hemorrhagic strokes are between 2.5 and 2.8 times more likely to die than non-COVID stroke patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 in combination with hemorrhagic stroke doubles death risk
(University of Utah Health) COVID-19 and hemorrhagic stroke are a deadly combination, increasing the risk of death up to 2.4 times among patients who have this pairing compared to those who only had hemorrhagic strokes, according to a nationwide study led by University of Utah Health scientists. Patients who survived had longer hospital stays, more medical complications, and less favorable outcomes than those who did not have both conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

How a devastating stroke changed this N. Va. consultant's path
Welcome to Off the Beat, a weekly Q&A with a local business person doing something a little different. Have an idea or pitch that reflects some unusual business activity? Email mneibauer@bizjournals.com. Sameer Bhide of Vienna is a consultant by trade, stroke survivor and now, author. His book, "One Fine Day," details the brain hemorrhage he suffered in January 2017 and the excruciating recovery from it. Why did you write “One Fine Day?” Before my stroke in January 2017, my life was normal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michael Neibauer Source Type: news

How a devastating stroke changed this N. Va. consultant's path
Welcome to Off the Beat, a weekly Q&A with a local business person doing something a little different. Have an idea or pitch that reflects some unusual business activity? Email mneibauer@bizjournals.com. Sameer Bhide of Vienna is a consultant by trade, stroke survivor and now, author. His book, "One Fine Day," details the brain hemorrhage he suffered in January 2017 and the excruciating recovery from it. Why did you write “One Fine Day?” Before my stroke in January 2017, my life was normal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 11, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Michael Neibauer Source Type: news

Oxford Endovascular raises $10M to develop ‘origami’ medical device
Funding will be used to gain in-human data for startup ’s OxiFlow brain haemorrhage solution.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Investing, Population and Public Health, Digital Health, Emerging Technologies, Business, Care, Technology Source Type: news

IRRAS Announces Collaboration with Aarhus University Hospital, Scandinavian Leader in Neurosurgery, to Advance Use of IRRAflow
The collaboration with Aarhus University's neurosurgical team will evaluate IRRAflow during the treatment of Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) and assessment of brain compliance STOCKHOLM, April 6, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- IRRA... Devices, Neurosurgery, Monitoring IRRAS AB, IRRAflow catheter, Hummingbird ICP Monitoring (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How well can AI software spot intracranial bleeding on head CT?
Artificial intelligence (AI) software can flag suspected intracranial hemorrhag...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI detection of intracranial hemorrhage saves lives Use cases expand, solidify for AI across subspecialties AMVC Fall 2020: AI can reshape radiology post-COVID-19 RSNA announces AI challenge winners Can AI find brain hemorrhage as well as radiologists? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Significant decline in subarachnoid hemorrhage hospitalizations due to COVID-19
(Boston Medical Center) New research led by investigators from Boston Medical Center and Grady Memorial Hospital demonstrates the significant decline in hospitalizations for neurological emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic. The rate of Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) - bleeding in the space between the brain and the tissue covering the brain - hospitalizations declined 22.5 percent during the study period, which is consistent with the other reported decreases in emergencies such as stroke or heart attacks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

A perfect storm: the distribution of tissue damage depends on seizure duration, hemorrhage, and developmental stage in a gyrencephalic, multi-factorial, severe traumatic brain injury model - Costine-Bartell B, Price G, Shen J, McGuone D, Staley K, Duhaime AC.
The pathophysiology of extensive cortical tissue destruction observed in hemispheric hypodensity, a severe type of brain injury observed in young children, is unknown. Here, we utilize our unique, large animal model of hemispheric hypodensity with multifac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

' Healthy' Plant-Based Diet Linked to Reduced Stroke Risk'Healthy' Plant-Based Diet Linked to Reduced Stroke Risk
Unlike previous studies, the investigators categorized plant-based foods as healthy or unhealthy before examining their relationship with the risk for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 12, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Incorporating immunoproteins in the development of classification models of progression of intracranial hemorrhage after traumatic brain injury - Hinson HE, Li P, Myers L, Agarwal C, Pollock J, McWeeney S.
OBJECTIVE: To define clinical, radiographic, and blood-based biomarker features to be incorporated into a classification model of progression of intracranial hemorrhage (PICH), and to provide a pilot assessment of those models. METHODS: Patients wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

AI detection of intracranial hemorrhage saves lives
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that screens head CT exams for intracrania...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Use cases expand, solidify for AI across subspecialties AMVC Fall 2020: AI can reshape radiology post-COVID-19 Collaboration yields brain CT hemorrhage dataset Can AI find brain hemorrhage as well as radiologists? AI algorithm detects all intracranial hemorrhage types (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Do Antidepressants Increase Risk of Brain Bleeds? Do Antidepressants Increase Risk of Brain Bleeds?
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are not associated with an increased risk of intracerebral hemorrhage in a large observational study, but one expert urged caution in interpreting the finding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Big Number: Even occasional smokers are 27 percent more likely than nonsmokers to suffer a certain type of stroke
Researchers examined the effects of a stroke called a subarachnoid hemorrhage, which occurs when a weakened blood vessel ruptures and bleeds. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

How vaccine laggard CureVac hopes to come out on top
A transatlantic tug of love and a CEO brain haemorrhage afflicted the Bill Gates-backed biotech (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Assessing the efficacy of mild traumatic brain injury management - Weber MW, Nie JZ, Espinosa JA, Delfino KR, Michael AP.
OBJECTIVE: Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) is frequently found on computed tomography (CT) after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) prompting transfer to centers with neurosurgical coverage and repeat imaging to confirm hemorrhage stability. Studies suggest ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Yale neurologists identify consistent neuroinflammatory response in ICH patients
(Yale University) Understanding how the immune system responds to acute brain hemorrhage could open doors to identifying treatments for this devastating disease. However, up until now, there has been limited information on inflammation in the brain from human patients, especially during the first days after a hemorrhagic stroke.This led a team of researchers to partner with a large clinical trial of minimally-invasive surgery to tackle defining the human neuroinflammatory response in living patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Young nurse suffers from hemorrhage and brain swelling after second dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine
(Natural News) A 28-year-old healthcare worker from the Swedish American Hospital, in Beloit, Wisconsin was recently admitted to the ICU just five days after receiving a second dose of Pfizer’s experimental mRNA vaccine. The previously healthy young woman was pronounced brain dead after cerebral angiography confirmed a severe hemorrhage stroke in her brain stem. Her... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: Too much stress could lead to a cerebral haemorrhage - how to stop it
A STROKE could end your life, especially if it's a cerebral haemorrhage. This happens when a weakened blood vessel supplying the brain bursts. How can you prevent this from occurring? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can a Person Survive a Hemorrhagic Stroke?
Title: Can a Person Survive a Hemorrhagic Stroke?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 20, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Causal Link Suggested for Smoking, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- Evidence suggests a causal link between smoking and the risk for subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), according to a study published online Jan. 14 in Stroke. Juli án N. Acosta, M.D., from the Yale School of Medicine in New... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Smoking Raises Risk for Deadly'Bleeding Strokes '
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- There's yet another reason to quit smoking: It increases the risk of deadly bleeding strokes, a new study warns. Researchers focused on a type of stroke called subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), which occurs when a blood... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Doctor's Death After Getting the Covid Vaccine Is Investigated
A Florida physician developed an unusual blood disorder shortly after he received the Pfizer vaccine. It is not yet known if the shot is linked to the illness. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Denise Grady and Patricia Mazzei Tags: your-feed-healthcare Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Deaths (Fatalities) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Hemorrhagic Stroke immune thrombocytopenia Pfizer Inc Michael, Source Type: news

Doctor's Death After Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine Is Investigated
A Florida physician developed an unusual blood disorder shortly after he received the Pfizer vaccine. It is not yet known if the shot is linked to the illness. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Denise Grady and Patricia Mazzei Tags: your-feed-healthcare Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Deaths (Fatalities) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Hemorrhagic Stroke immune thrombocytopenia Pfizer Inc Michael, Source Type: news

Featured Review: Antenatal corticosteroids for accelerating fetal lung maturation in women at risk of preterm birth
The Cochrane review aboutantenatal steroids in reducing risk of infant mortality and morbidity is animportant one inCochrane's history. Cochrane's logo is based on the forest plot from the original  publication in 1982. This review has recently been updated and lead author, Fiona Stewart, tells us how the logo might look now, base on the current data.What does this update tell us?  Our overall findings can be summed up like this: antenatal steroids given to women at risk of preterm birth reduce the risk of infant mortality and morbidity. In other words, babies are more likely to survive and less likely to ha...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 10, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Seventeen genetic abnormalities that cause brain aneurysms
(Universit é de Gen è ve) Intracranial aneurysm is a dilation of a blood vessel forming a fragile pocket. Rupture results in extremely severe haemorrhage. In the framework of the International Stroke Genetics Consortium, a team led by the University of Geneva, the University Hospitals of Geneva and the University of Utrecht has examinated the genome of more than 10,000 people suffering from aneurysms. 17 genetic abnormalities have been identified, notably involved in the functioning of the vascular endothelium. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High Systolic BP After EVT for Stroke Tied to Poor Outcomes High Systolic BP After EVT for Stroke Tied to Poor Outcomes
Greater disability and increased risk of symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage are more likely if a patient has high blood pressure during the first 6 hours after undergoing endovascular therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 26, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Machine learning boosts chest CT's performance
Machine learning-based CT texture analysis software improves reader accuracy...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can quantify hematoma in hemorrhagic stroke patients Large study confirms value of CT lung cancer screening CT radiation doses for COVID-19 patients vary widely CT lung screening scans also work for bone density CT lung screening program falls short in China (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Asymptomatic Brain Bleeds in Newborns Not Tied to Long-Term Harm
FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2020 -- Neurodevelopmental scores and gray matter volumes at age 2 years do not differ between asymptomatic neonates with subdural hemorrhage (SDH) and control neonates, according to a study published online Oct. 27 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Occurrence and Impact of Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events during Sepsis: A 15-Year Observational Study
Conclusions. GIB and MACEs significantly increased the risk of ICU admission and receiving MV but not the hospital mortality, which was independently associated with both AMI and ICH. Early prevention can at least reduce the complexity of clinical course and even the hospital mortality. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI can quantify hematoma in hemorrhagic stroke patients
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to segment and quantify...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CTA spots COVID-19 in stroke patients Study confirms viability of low-field MRI for ICH COVID-19 associated with large vessel strokes AI, radiomics can predict stroke treatment success COVID-19 neuro findings marked by mental status, stroke (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Stroke: Four risk factors for a hemorrhagic stroke - bleeding in or on the brain
A STROKE labelled a haemorrhage stroke is due to bleeding in or around the brain. In the UK, these account for 15 percent of incidences and have five risk factors. What are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children with asymptomatic brain bleeds as newborns show normal brain development at age 2
(University of North Carolina Health Care) A study by UNC researchers finds that neurodevelopmental scores and gray matter volumes at age two years did not differ between children who had MRI-confirmed asymptomatic subdural hemorrhages when they were neonates, compared to children with no history of subdural hemorrhage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Microbleeds Shouldn't Influence Anticoagulation After Stroke Microbleeds Shouldn't Influence Anticoagulation After Stroke
The increase in risk for intracerebral hemorrhage and ischemic stroke was similar with rivaroxaban and aspirin in a substudy of NAVIGATE-ESUS.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Weekend Admission Tied to Higher Stroke Mortality
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 -- Patients admitted for hemorrhagic stroke on weekends have higher in-hospital mortality than those admitted on weekdays, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of Stroke& Cerebrovascular... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brain Hemorrhage Won't Stop This Teen From Voting
TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 -- One thing most people can agree on, even in these divided times, is the importance of voting. And 19-year-old Aboubakar Konate from New York City is no exception. Despite a brain hemorrhage that left him partially paralyzed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Brain Hemorrhage Won't Stop This Teen From Voting
Title: Brain Hemorrhage Won't Stop This Teen From VotingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - October 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Texas doctor who succumbed to COVID-19 was wearing same N95 mask for weeks
(Natural News) A young doctor in Texas who passed away from COVID-19 contracted the virus after wearing the same N95 mask for weeks, if not months – according to her family. Twenty-eight-year-old physician Adeline Fagan died in September due to a “massive” brain hemorrhage after testing positive for the coronavirus in July. Fagan, who had... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Massive brainstem and cerebellum infarction due to traumatic extracranial vertebral artery dissection in a motor traffic accident: an autopsy case report - Wang T, Zhang J, Zou D, Chen Y.
Traumatic unilateral vertebral artery (VA) injury can cause focal thrombosis and may block the basilar artery which can further lead to ischemic stroke and massive cerebral infarction and subarachnoid hemorrhage and even rapid death. Here, we present an au... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Fall detection with UWB radars and CNN-LSTM architecture - Maitre J, Bouchard K, Gaboury S.
Fall detection is a major challenge for researchers. Indeed, a fall can cause injuries such as femoral neck fracture, brain hemorrhage, or skin burns, leading to significant pain. However, in some cases, trauma caused by an undetected fall can get worse wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Early cognitive impairment is common after intracranial hemorrhage with mild traumatic brain injury - Delaplain PT, Albertson S, Grigorian A, Williams B, Smith M, Inaba K, Lekawa M, Nahmias J.
BACKDROP: The incidence of early cognitive impairment (ECI) after traumatic brain injury (TBI) is unknown. We hypothesized ECI is common and can be predicted based on Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) and Brain Injury Guideline (BIG) category. METHODS: A single... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Anticoagulation for COVID-19: More Harm than Good? Anticoagulation for COVID-19: More Harm than Good?
The risk for fatal hemorrhagic stroke adds questions to the routine use of prophylactic anticoagulation in patients with COVID-19, according to Dr Andrew Wilner.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 1, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Clinical Case Source Type: news

Algorithm detects LVO stroke on multiphase CTA
An artificial intelligence algorithm can be extremely sensitive for detecting...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIIM 2020: How to create robust radiology AI algorithms SIIM 2020: Human element shouldn't be neglected with AI Gender imbalance in AI training datasets lowers results Collaboration yields brain CT hemorrhage dataset Could imaging AI research be endangering patients? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI training sets often aren't geographically diverse
Clinical artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms across multiple disciplines...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIIM 2020: How to create robust radiology AI algorithms SIIM 2020: Human element shouldn't be neglected with AI Gender imbalance in AI training datasets lowers results Collaboration yields brain CT hemorrhage dataset Could imaging AI research be endangering patients? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study Suggests Smoking Causes Fatal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2020 -- Smoking seems to have a causal role in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), according to a study published online Sept. 17 in Stroke. Ilari Rautalin, from the University of Helsinki, and colleagues followed 16,282 same-sex... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Risk of significant traumatic brain injury in adults with minor head injury taking direct oral anticoagulants: a cohort study and updated meta-analysis - Fuller G, Sabir L, Evans R, Bradbury D, Kuczawski M, Mason SM.
BACKGROUND: Patients taking direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) commonly undergo CT head imaging after minor head injury, regardless of symptoms or signs. However, the risk of intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) in such patients is unclear, and further research ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

CERENOVUS Launches New Suite of Technologies to Advance Stroke Treatment
IRVINE, CA – September 9, 2020 – CERENOVUS, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* today announced that it has launched CERENOVUS Stroke Solutions™, which includes a suite of three devices designed to aid physicians in clot removal procedures. The announcement was made during the virtual European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT).Strokes are the second leading cause of death globally, and account for an estimated 140,000 deaths in the United States each year.[i],[ii] Over half of stroke survivors become chronically disabled placing an estimated $34 billion econo...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news