Risk of acute myocardial infarction and ischaemic stroke following COVID-19 in Sweden: a self-controlled case series and matched cohort study, The Lancet
The self-controlled case series (n=86,742) and matched cohort study (additional 348,481 control individuals) found Covid-19 was associated with increased risk of acute MI, highest during the first week, suggesting they represent a part of the clinical picture of Covid-19. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

P2Y12 Inhibitors+Aspirin vs. Aspirin Alone in Minor Stroke P2Y12 Inhibitors+Aspirin vs. Aspirin Alone in Minor Stroke
This review compared the effectiveness and safety of DAPT therapy with P2Y12 inhibitors and aspirin versus aspirin monotherapy in patients with mild ischemic stroke or high-risk TIA.Stroke (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Study shows aspirin can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in patients with pneumonia
Aspirin can reduce the risk of serious cardiovascular events such as ischemic stroke and heart attack in patients with pneumonia, according to new research. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Sex differences in post-stroke depression in the elderly - Mayman NA, Tuhrim S, Jett é N, Dhamoon MS, Stein LK.
OBJECTIVE: Post-stroke depression (PSD) occurs in approximately one-third of ischemic stroke patients. However, there is conflicting evidence on sex differences in PSD. We sought to assess sex differences in risk and time course of PSD in US ischemic strok... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Motor vehicle accident due to homonymous hemianopia: an unusual presentation of vertebrobasilar stroke - Al Rawahi A, Al Busaidi SA, Al Kalbani H, Al Alawi AM.
We present a case of a 57-year-old man who was brought to the emergency department after he sustained three minor motor vehicle ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

More Clot Retrieval Attempts May Worsen Stroke Outcome
THURSDAY, June 24, 2021 -- For patients with acute ischemic stroke due to large vessel occlusion (AIS-LVO), an increasing number of clot retrieval attempts (CRAs) is associated with unfavorable outcome, according to a study published online June 23... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aidoc and Icometrix pair up for stroke care
Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Aidoc has joined forces wit...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology Partners joins forces with Aidoc Aidoc unveils AI notification application for PE Icometrix launches AI software for ischemic stroke Aidoc and Imbio team up on AI for pulmonary embolism Icometrix names new chief commercial officer Icometrix nets FDA OK for epilepsy detection software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Extended AF Monitoring Worth Considering After Eye Stroke Extended AF Monitoring Worth Considering After Eye Stroke
Patients with central retinal artery occlusion had a high rate of AF, comparable to that in patients with cerebral ischemic stroke, in a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Cardiac Monitor Implant Detects A-Fib in More Stroke Patients
WEDNESDAY, June 9, 2021 -- Among patients with ischemic stroke attributed to large- or small-vessel disease, an insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) more frequently detects atrial fibrillation (AF) over 12 months than usual care with external cardiac... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CORRUPTION: Covid-19 mRNA vaccines instruct your cells to CLOG YOUR BLOOD with protein prions that inflame the heart while suffocating the brain
(Natural News) Adverse events and side effects from Covid vaccines include heart inflammation, blood clots, vision changes (blindness), abnormal or total loss of ability to smell and taste, confusion, balance issues, passing out, severe headache and dysphasia. Coincidentally, these are all symptoms of a transient ischemic attack (mini-stroke or ‘TIA’) that occurs when blood flow... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improved detection of atrial fibrillation could prevent disabling strokes
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) A clinical trial examining the efficacy of two devices to monitor and detect atrial fibrillation (AF), or an irregular heartbeat, in ischemic stroke patients -- one an implantable device that monitors over 12 months, the other an external device that monitors over a 30-day period -- found the implantable device is more than three times more effective in detecting AF, and both are a significant improvement over the current standard of care in Alberta, Canada. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

OCD Linked to Increased Risk for Ischemic Stroke
Risk elevated during follow - up, especially for middle - aged and elderly adults, compared with non - OCD controls (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Neurology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

OCD Linked to Increased Risk for Ischemic Stroke
FRIDAY, May 28, 2021 -- Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have an increased risk for ischemic stroke, according to a study published online May 27 in Stroke. Mu-Hung Chen, M.D., Ph.D., from Taipei Veterans General Hospital in Taiwan,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Obsessive compulsive disorder linked to increased ischemic stroke risk later in life
(American Heart Association) Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) were more than three times as likely as those without the disorder to have an ischemic stroke later in life. Adults with OCD should maintain a healthy lifestyle, including not smoking, exercising, and managing a healthy weight, to help prevent stroke.Health care professionals should closely monitor patients with OCD for increased risk of ischemic stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New AHA/ASA Guideline on Secondary Stroke Prevention New AHA/ASA Guideline on Secondary Stroke Prevention
Identifying the cause of a first stroke or transient ischemic attack is key to developing strategies to prevent repeat events, the AHA/ASA says in an updated clinical practice guideline.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - May 25, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Risk of second stroke can be reduced with prevention efforts based on cause of first stroke
(American Heart Association) Having a stroke caused by blocked blood vessels or a transient ischemic attack (TIA) greatly increases your chances of having a future stroke. Identifying the cause or causes of the first stroke is key to developing strategies to prevent additional strokes.Managing blood pressure levels, reducing or quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet, and regular physical activity will reduce the risk of a second stroke, along with managing conditions such as Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Class of Stentrievers for Acute Ischemic Stroke New Class of Stentrievers for Acute Ischemic Stroke
This study evaluated a novel operator-adjustable stent retriever, the Tigertriever. How did its effectiveness and safety in large-vessel occlusive stroke compare with established stent retrievers?Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Hospitalizations for ischemic stroke before, during COVID-19 pandemic
(JAMA Network)What The Study Did:Hospital discharge rates, hospitalization outcomes and demographic factors were examined among U.S. patients with ischemic stroke before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Late-Breaking Data at ACC.21 Show XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Plus Aspirin Significantly Reduced Total Ischemic Events in Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Patients After Lower-Extremity Revascularization
RARITAN, N.J., May 16, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today presented new data from the Phase 3 VOYAGER PAD study which showed XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) (2.5 mg twice daily) in combination with aspirin (100 mg once daily) consistently reduced severe vascular events in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) after lower-extremity revascularization (LER) compared to aspirin alone regardless of whether it was the first, second, third, or subsequent event. The primary results of VOYAGER PAD showed that XARELTO® plus aspirin reduced first events by 15 percent among patients...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Racial Disparities in Endovascular Therapy for Stroke Persist Racial Disparities in Endovascular Therapy for Stroke Persist
Although the use of this beneficial treatment for ischemic stroke has increased in all racial and ethnic groups, Black and ethnic minority patients are still less likely to receive it.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 14, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

High BMI in Adolescence Linked to Ischemic Stroke in Adulthood
THURSDAY, May 13, 2021 -- High body mass index (BMI) in adolescence is associated with an increased risk for ischemic stroke in young adults, according to a study published online May 13 in Stroke. Aya Bardugo, M.D., from the Hebrew University in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recurrent Stroke'Alarmingly High' With Carotid Web Recurrent Stroke'Alarmingly High' With Carotid Web
Ischemic stroke patients with a carotid web – a protrusion in the carotid artery – have unacceptably high rates of recurrent stroke and may need more intensive secondary prevention, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 12, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Featured Review: Endovascular thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke
In thisrecently published Cochrane review, authors explored the effects of treating acute ischaemic stroke with endovascular thrombectomy and intra-arterial interventions.First author Melinda Roaldsen said: " This review of endovascular thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke strongly reinforces the efficacy and safety of endovascular interventions. Endovascular thrombectomy is a treatment modality in rapid development and continues to gain significance in acute stroke care. This review finds high evidence that endovascular thrombectomy improves functional and neurological outcomes without increasing intracerebral hae...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Featured Review: Endovascular thrombectomy and intra ‐arterial interventions for acute ischaemic stroke
In thisrecently published Cochrane review, authors explored the effects of treating acute ischaemic stroke with endovascular thrombectomy and intra-arterial interventions.First author Melinda Roaldsen said: " This review of endovascular thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke strongly reinforces the efficacy and safety of endovascular interventions. Endovascular thrombectomy is a treatment modality in rapid development and continues to gain significance in acute stroke care. This review finds high evidence that endovascular thrombectomy improves functional and neurological outcomes without increasing intracerebral hae...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Rehab + Vagus Nerve Stimulation May Restore Arm Function After Stroke
MONDAY, May 10, 2021 -- Patients with long-term loss of arm function after ischemic stroke have improvement in arm function following rehabilitation paired with vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), according to a study published in the April 24 issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

IAMs for Acute Ischemic Stroke During Mechanical Thrombectomy IAMs for Acute Ischemic Stroke During Mechanical Thrombectomy
This study investigated the role of intra-arterial adjunctive medications as rescue or concurrent therapy in combination with mechanical thrombectomy. Does it improve outcomes compared with MT alone?Stroke (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Roche launches new ways to use their cardiovascular tests empowering clinicians to improve diagnosis and treatment of millions of people
Basel, 28 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced a series of five new intended uses for two key cardiac biomarkers using the Elecsys ® technology: high sensitive cardiac troponin T (cTnT-hs) and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide test (NT-proBNP). These gold standard biomarkers³ have proven to be successful in supporting cardiovascular disease management and can help clinicians diagnose heart attacks⁴ (cTnT-hs) and bett er manage heart failure⁵ (NT-proBNP). Roche's introduction of five new intended uses for these existing, globally accepted diagnostic solutions means more people could ...
Source: Roche Media News - April 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche launches new ways to use their cardiovascular tests empowering clinicians to improve diagnosis and treatment of millions of people
Basel, 28 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced a series of five new intended uses for two key cardiac biomarkers using the Elecsys ® technology: high sensitive cardiac troponin T (cTnT-hs) and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide test (NT-proBNP). These gold standard biomarkers³ have proven to be successful in supporting cardiovascular disease management and can help clinicians diagnose heart attacks⁴ (cTnT-hs) and bett er manage heart failure⁵ (NT-proBNP). Roche's introduction of five new intended uses for these existing, globally accepted diagnostic solutions means more people could ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Acute ischemic stroke during convalescent phase of asymptomatic COVID-2019 infection in men
(JAMA Network)What The Study Did:This case series reports the risk factors, incidence rate and features of acute ischemic stroke experienced by a group of male patients ages 50 years or younger in the convalescent stage of COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

AAN: Stroke Occurs in 2.2 Percent of Patients Admitted to ICU With COVID - 19
Cumulative hazard of death increased in association with hemorrhagic stroke, but not with ischemic stroke (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 19, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Neurology, Nursing, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Conference News, Source Type: news

Early Apixaban Use Following Stroke in Patients With AF Early Apixaban Use Following Stroke in Patients With AF
The AREST trial evaluated the optimal time to initiate anticoagulation with apixaban after AF-related acute ischemic stroke or transient ischemia attack.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Nurse Work Environment Tied to Ischemic Stroke Outcomes
TUESDAY, April 13, 2021 -- In hospitals with better nurse work environments, ischemic stroke patients experience lower odds of readmissions and shorter lengths of stay, according to a study published online March 2 in Research in Nursing&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Comfort Care Intervention Use for Ischemic Stroke Increased Over Time
WEDNESDAY, April 7, 2021 -- Among patients with ischemic stroke, comfort care intervention (CCI) use has increased over time, but there are considerable disparities in use, according to a study published online April 7 in the Journal of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Frequency of Acute Ischemic Stroke Low in COVID - 19 Patients
Occurrence of acute ischemic stroke in COVID - 19 is associated with increased risk for requiring long - term care (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Frequency of Acute Ischemic Stroke Low in COVID-19 Patients
THURSDAY, April 1, 2021 -- Acute ischemic stroke is infrequent in patients with COVID-19 and usually occurs in the presence of other cardiovascular risk factors, according to a study published in the March issue of Stroke. Adnan I. Qureshi, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Endovascular Therapy Effective in Vertebrobasilar Artery Occlusion Endovascular Therapy Effective in Vertebrobasilar Artery Occlusion
A pooled analysis of two inconclusive trials suggests a significant functional benefit of treatment for patients with moderate to severe ischemic stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Acute Ischemic Stroke and COVID-19 Acute Ischemic Stroke and COVID-19
This study identified risk factors, comorbidities, and outcomes in patients with COVID-19 with or without acute ischemic stroke.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Long-Term Survival Among Older Adults After Ischemic Stroke Long-Term Survival Among Older Adults After Ischemic Stroke
Are there significant racial/ethnic and geographic disparities in long-term survival after acute ischemic stroke?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Kallikrein Formulation Appears Safe in Ischemic Stroke Kallikrein Formulation Appears Safe in Ischemic Stroke
The drug, which has regulatory approval in China, is believed to improve microcirculation and reduce inflammation. New phase 2 data include signals of a potential functional benefit of kallikreinMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Black Medicare patients have higher long-term stroke death rates
A study of Medicare patients found Black patients who have an ischemic stroke (blocked blood flow to the brain) die at a higher rate than white patients. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - March 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Insertable Cardiac Monitors Improve AF Detection After Stroke Insertable Cardiac Monitors Improve AF Detection After Stroke
ICMs detect atrial fibrillation (AF) more often than standard care does among patients with recent ischemic stroke linked to small-vessel occlusion or large-vessel atherosclerosis, the STROKE AF trial shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 24, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Ischemic Stroke Rate in COVID-19: A More Accurate Estimate Ischemic Stroke Rate in COVID-19: A More Accurate Estimate
A more accurate estimate of the ischemic stroke risk in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 infection has come from a large American Heart Association registry study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 20, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

ASA: Women at Greater Risk for Poststroke Depression
Additionally, patients with acute ischemic stroke at higher risk for developing depression than patients with acute myocardial infarction (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Gynecology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of PONVORY ™ (ponesimod), an Oral Treatment for Adults with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Proven Superior to Aubagio® (teriflunomide) in Reducing Annual Relapses and Brain Lesions
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – (March 19, 2021) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved PONVORY™ (ponesimod), a once-daily oral selective sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) modulator, to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease and active secondary progressive disease.1,2,3 PONVORY™ offers MS patients superior efficacy in reducing annualized relapse rates compared to an established oral therapy and a proven safety profi...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Mobile Stroke Units Improve Outcomes in Ischemic Stroke Mobile Stroke Units Improve Outcomes in Ischemic Stroke
Patients treated in an MSU were more likely to receive tPA within an hour and more likely to have a full recovery at 90 days, compared with standard emergency management.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 19, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Stroke risk higher than expected among COVID-19 patients
(American Heart Association) Analysis of data from the American Heart Association's COVID-19 CVD Registry of more than 20,000 U.S. adults hospitalized with COVID-19 through November 2020 found that, overall, COVID-19 patients had an increased risk of stroke compared with patients who had influenza or sepsis.COVID-19 patients with ischemic stroke were more likely to be older, male, Black race or have high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes or an irregular heartbeat. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nurse work environment influences stroke outcomes
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) Stroke remains a leading cause of death worldwide and one of the most common reasons for disability. While a wide variety of factors influence stroke outcomes, data show that avoiding readmissions and long lengths of stay among ischemic stroke patients has benefits for patients and health care systems alike. Although reduced readmission rates among various medical patients have been associated with better nurse work environments, it is unknown how the work environment might influence readmissions and length of stay for ischemic stroke patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health 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

Updated guidance confirms crucial role of nurses for patients with acute ischemic stroke
(American Heart Association) Three scientific statements provide newer, evidence-based suggestions for practices and assessment tools that offer guidance for nurses to provide comprehensive care for patients with acute ischemic stroke.Timely diagnosis of ischemic stroke is vital to expedite treatment that can potentially prevent permanent damage to brain tissue, which can result in severe disabilities.Close monitoring of patients with acute ischemic stroke by nurses before, during and after procedures to dissolve or remove blood clots is indicated to achieve optimal patient outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Central Retinal Artery Occlusion a'Medical Emergency'Central Retinal Artery Occlusion a'Medical Emergency '
CRAO is a medical emergency, and systems of care need to evolve to allow prompt recognition, triage, and management in a manner similar to that of cerebral ischemic stroke, the new AHA statement concludes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 10, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news