EVT Will Save Millions of Lives From Stroke. Eventually.
A procedure called EVT is creating radically better outcomes for patients, but only when it ’s performed quickly enough — and that requires the transformation of an entire system of care. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eva Holland Tags: Stroke Emergency Medical Treatment Hemorrhagic Stroke Stents (Medical Devices) Catheters Brain Alberta (Canada) Bangladesh Source Type: news
To Address Dire Doctor Shortage, South Korea Proposes Less Medical Malpractice Punishment
South Korea touts world-class health care infrastructure. Before the pandemic, it had become a bustling medical tourism hotspot. In 2019, more than 90,000 people visited the country to avail themselves of cosmetic surgery there, and its own citizens have seen life expectancy shoot up to among the highest of developed countries, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. And yet, in July last year, a 37-year-old nurse died of a brain hemorrhage because of a lack of care. She had collapsed while on duty at one of Korea’s biggest hospitals, but could not receive critical treatment as there w...
Source: TIME: Health - February 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad de Guzman Tags: Uncategorized News Team South Korea Source Type: news
The role of thromboelastography in identifying coagulopathy among geriatric traumatic brain injury patients - Busko AM, Solano JJ, Clayton LM, Hughes PG, Paley RJ, Shih RD, Alter SM.
Background The geriatric population has the highest incidence of head injury, and those who are anticoagulated have an increased risk of traumatic intracranial hemorrhage (ICH). The availability of viscoelastic coagulation studies has coincided with the de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
Sense Neuro adds second office in Phoenix after landing Mayo Clinic agreement
Sense Neuro Diagnostics, a medtech startup developing non-invasive brain scanners to detect stroke and brain hemorrhage, recently opened an office in Phoenix, expanding its physical footprint. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news
Accidental injury or "shaken elderly syndrome"? Insights from a case report - Bugelli V, Campobasso CP, Feola A, Tarozzi I, Abbruzzese A, Di Paolo M.
Subdural haemorrhage (SDH) as result of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common cause of death in cases of fatal physical abuse. Since intracranial bleeding is a common finding in elderly due to age-related intracranial changes or increasing prevalence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
Two drinks linked to the formation of brain cerebral ‘aneurysms’ - risk of haemorrhages
Millions of people walk around with unruptured aneurysms in their brains, putting them at risk of a haemorrhage. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Thrombolysis Safe for Stroke Patients on DOACs? Thrombolysis Safe for Stroke Patients on DOACs?
The largest study to date to look at this issue has actually found a lower rate of symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage in patients on DOACs receiving thrombolysis than those not taking anticoagulants.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 6, 2023 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news
Medicolegal evaluation in terms of physical abuse of children aged 0-3 years presenting at the emergency department with brain hemorrhage - K ırcı GS, Bölükbaşı HS, Öztürk DU, Çakır H, Özer E.
BACKGROUND: Physical abuse of children covers all types of non-accidental and preventable physical violence and injury perpetrated by the caregiver. METHODS: The study included children in the 0-3 years age group who presented at the Emergency Depa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
The workout linked to 'catastrophic' brain injuries - risk of stroke and brain haemorrhage
Identifying the triggers for stroke and cerebral haemorrhages could prevent complications for at-risk patients. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Risk for intracranial hemorrhage in individuals after mild traumatic brain injury who are taking serotonergic antidepressants - Isokuortti H, Iverson GL, Posti JP, Berghem K, Kotilainen AK, Luoto TM.
BACKGROUND: Serotonergic antidepressants may predispose to bleeding, but little is known of the risk for traumatic intracranial bleeding. METHODS: This was a prospective case-control study of 218 patients with mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
Comparison of health-related quality of life in patients with traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid haemorrhage and cervical spine disease - Tsyben A, Guilfoyle MR, Laing RJC, Timofeev I, Anwar F, Trivedi RA, Kirollos RW, Turner C, Allanson J, Mee H, Outtrim JG, Menon DK, Hutchinson PJA, Helmy A.
PURPOSE: The degree of disability that is acceptable to patients following traumatic brain injury (TBI) continues to be debated. While the dichotomization of outcome on the Glasgow Outcome Score (GOSE) into 'favourable' and 'unfavourable' continues to guid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Statins May Lower Risk of Deadly'Bleeding' Strokes
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 -- Statins may do more than help your heart: New research shows the cholesterol-lowering drugs may also lower your risk for a bleeding stroke. An intracerebral hemorrhage, which involves bleeding in the brain, comprises about... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 8, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Statins lower risk of deadliest bleeding stroke, study says
A new study finds statins not only lower a person's risk of stroke due to a blood clot, but can also lower the risk of the deadliest kind of stroke, an intracerebral hemorrhage or bleeding stroke. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Statins lower risk of deadliest kind of stroke, study finds
Doctors know that drugs called statins lower a person's risk of a stroke due to a blood clot. But a new study shows that the inexpensive medications can also decrease the risk of a first stroke as a result of an intracerebral hemorrhage, the deadliest kind. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A New Drug Could Slow Alzheimer ’s Disease, Data Show
Over the past few years, Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers have been on a roller-coaster ride full of highs and lows in the search for treatments—and new research presents another emotionally thrilling loop. In data presented at the annual Clinical Trials in Alzheimer’s Disease meeting in San Francisco, and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists from the Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai showed that its drug for Alzheimer’s led to improvements in people’s cognitive functions. The improvements weren’t huge, or even the first to be reported with an Alzheim...
Source: TIME: Health - November 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Disease healthscienceclimate Source Type: news