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NAFLD Not Associated With Risk of Cardiovascular Disease NAFLD Not Associated With Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is not associated with an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or stroke, according to a new cohort study in nearly 18 million Europeans.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Early Menopause Tied to Heart Problems Before 60 Early Menopause Tied to Heart Problems Before 60
Women who go through menopause earlier in life may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke before they reach age 60 than their counterparts who go through menopause later on, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Big Income Drops Tied to Heart Attack, Stroke Big Income Drops Tied to Heart Attack, Stroke
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Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Diabetics Can Reduce Heat Illness From Exercise Diabetics Can Reduce Heat Illness From Exercise
Diabetes can make people more prone to heat stroke when they exercise on hot days, but two studies suggest there are things diabetics and others can do to lower their risk of heat-related illnesses.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Optimism Tied to Lower Rates of Heart Attacks, Death Optimism Tied to Lower Rates of Heart Attacks, Death
People with a positive outlook on life may be less likely than pessimists to experience events like a heart attack or stroke, and they may live longer, a recent review of existing research suggests.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

EXCEL at 5 Years: PCI, CABG ' Relatively Comparable ' in LM Disease EXCEL at 5 Years: PCI, CABG ' Relatively Comparable ' in LM Disease
Which of PCI or CABG for left main disease better prevented death, MI, or stroke? One prevailed early on, the other after a few years. Overall, they matched. The clinical message has shades of gray.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Czech Doctors Deliver Baby Girl 117 Days After Mother ' s Brain-Death Czech Doctors Deliver Baby Girl 117 Days After Mother ' s Brain-Death
When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim - and those of the fetus she had carried in her womb for 15 weeks little better.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

ISAR-REACT 5: Prasugrel Bests Ticagrelor in ACS ISAR-REACT 5: Prasugrel Bests Ticagrelor in ACS
In this ' landmark ' head-to-head trial, 1-year survival free of MI or stroke was better in patients with ACS who received prasugrel rather than ticagrelor -- contrary to the researchers ' hypothesis.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Disparities in Access to Best Stroke Treatment Disparities in Access to Best Stroke Treatment
Less than 10% of U.S. stroke patients get a treatment that evidence shows is most effective for ischemic stroke – and the odds are even lower for patients who are black and Hispanic, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Finger-to-Nose Test May Refine Prehospital Stroke Recognition Finger-to-Nose Test May Refine Prehospital Stroke Recognition
Adding the finger-to-nose (FTN) test to standard screening may better help paramedics to recognize posterior circulation ischemic stroke, according to findings from a small study.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Pradaxa Fails to Prevent Recurrence After Cryptogenic Stroke Pradaxa Fails to Prevent Recurrence After Cryptogenic Stroke
Dabigatran, sold under the brand name Pradaxa by Boehringer Ingelheim to prevent stroke in people with atrial fibrillation, is no more effective than aspirin for preventing a subsequent stroke in patients who have experienced a cryptogenic stroke.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

NOMAS: Depression Tied to Increased Stroke Risk NOMAS: Depression Tied to Increased Stroke Risk
Post-stroke depression has been previously associated with poorer recovery, but new research suggests depression may also be a risk factor for stroke.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

NEUROVISION: Covert Stroke Common After Noncardiac Surgery NEUROVISION: Covert Stroke Common After Noncardiac Surgery
In a study of more than 1100 participants, perioperative covert stroke occurred in 1 in every 14 patients — and was associated with increased risk for cognitive decline within 1 year postsurgery.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

ENCHANTED: Intensive BP Lowering Not Linked to Stroke Recovery ENCHANTED: Intensive BP Lowering Not Linked to Stroke Recovery
Although intensive blood pressure management may reduce risk for intracranial hemorrhage in thrombolysis-treated stroke, the protocol does not improve functional outcome, say researchers.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

SHINE: No Improvement With Intense IV Glucose Control in Stroke SHINE: No Improvement With Intense IV Glucose Control in Stroke
Intense intravenous glucose control does not better improve functional outcomes after an ischemic stroke than standard subcutaneous insulin therapy — and may increase risk for hypoglycemia.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

RIGHT-2: No Benefit of Prehospital Nitroglycerin Patch in Stroke RIGHT-2: No Benefit of Prehospital Nitroglycerin Patch in Stroke
The neutral results in ischemic stroke and TIA are disappointing after earlier positive data, and suggestions of a positive and negative effect of nitroglycerin further complicate the interpretation.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Dual Antiplatelet Therapy With Cilostazol Cuts Recurrent Stroke Dual Antiplatelet Therapy With Cilostazol Cuts Recurrent Stroke
New results show cilostazol plus aspirin or clopidogrel reduced recurrent stroke rate by half over aspirin or clopidogrel alone in high-risk stroke patients without increased bleeding.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Flu-like Illness Linked to Stroke, Cervical Dissection Flu-like Illness Linked to Stroke, Cervical Dissection
New research further supports the notion that inflammation may affect stroke risk.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Post-Onset Shingles Rx Fails to Cut Ischemic Stroke Risk Post-Onset Shingles Rx Fails to Cut Ischemic Stroke Risk
The higher risk for stroke with herpes zoster was not attenuated by antivirals or Zostavax vaccination in older patients, but that shouldn ' t slow vaccination rates or further study.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

PFO Closure After Stroke Shows Long-term Benefits PFO Closure After Stroke Shows Long-term Benefits
A new study shows a low rate of recurrent stroke with up to 17 years of follow-up. It also questions the need for lifelong use of aspirin in these patients.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

CANVAS: Reassuring Data on Stroke With Canagliflozin CANVAS: Reassuring Data on Stroke With Canagliflozin
More detailed data from the CANVAS program have been reported showing reassuring results on all stroke types and a significant reduction in hemorrhagic stroke.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Intravenous Thrombolysis Beneficial in Wake-Up Stroke Intravenous Thrombolysis Beneficial in Wake-Up Stroke
Intravenous thrombolysis appears to be as beneficial in patients with wake-up stroke as in patients with known-onset stroke, according to results from the Austrian Stroke Unit Registry.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Stroke Survivors in U.S. May Be Getting Less Healthy Stroke Survivors in U.S. May Be Getting Less Healthy
Stroke survivors are doing better at managing their blood pressure and cholesterol today than a generation ago, but a growing number now have poor eating and exercise habits that carry a risk of another stroke, a small U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Stroke Risk Should Be Reassessed Annually in A-Fib Stroke Risk Should Be Reassessed Annually in A-Fib
The risk of stroke should be reassessed annually in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), because CHA2DS2-VASc scores used to determine the need for anticoagulation commonly rise over time, researchers from Taiwan report.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Preeclampsia Linked to Later Stroke Risk, Aspirin May Help Preeclampsia Linked to Later Stroke Risk, Aspirin May Help
Having preeclampsia or other forms of hypertension during pregnancy puts women at increased risk of later stroke, which may be mitigated by long-term use of aspirin, a new study suggests.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Fitness Affects Stroke Risk in Men Fitness Affects Stroke Risk in Men
Men ' s cardiorespiratory fitness over time is tied to their risk for stroke, researchers say.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Cerebellum Stimulation Improves Gait and Balance After Stroke Cerebellum Stimulation Improves Gait and Balance After Stroke
A new study opens up the cerebellum as a novel brain area of interest in the recovery of stroke patients.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

FDA Warns of Stroke, Dissection Risk With MS Drug Alemtuzumab FDA Warns of Stroke, Dissection Risk With MS Drug Alemtuzumab
Thirteen cases of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and cervicocephalic arterial dissection associated with alemtuzumab prompt FDA to add warnings to the drug label.News Alerts
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Culturally Tailored Stroke Education Lowers BP in Secondary Stroke Prevention Culturally Tailored Stroke Education Lowers BP in Secondary Stroke Prevention
A culturally tailored, skills-based educational strategy targeting stroke survivors reduced SBP within a year compared to usual care, but it was statistically significantly only among Latino patients.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Rivaroxaban May Reduce Stroke After ESUS With Large Left Atrium Rivaroxaban May Reduce Stroke After ESUS With Large Left Atrium
If this result is confirmed, left atrial enlargement, even without fibrillation, could become a target for anticoagulation in secondary stroke prevention, subgroup analysis of NAVIGATE ESUS suggests.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Smartphone ECG Can Spot AF in Acute Stroke, Add to Holter Data Smartphone ECG Can Spot AF in Acute Stroke, Add to Holter Data
However, using a smartphone for electrocardiography in hospitalized stroke patients ' is only one of several methods, and it ' s probably not going to be a gold standard, ' but rather an add-on, says an expert.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Clot Factors Most Responsive to Thrombolysis in Stroke Clot Factors Most Responsive to Thrombolysis in Stroke
Results suggest tPA works best for small, porous, and distal clots, and underline the importance of CT angiography to assess stroke patients for treatment, researchers say.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet Especially Protective Against Stroke in Women? Mediterranean Diet Especially Protective Against Stroke in Women?
Greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with lower risk for stroke in a UK population, with a stronger effect in women than in men.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Treatment Tied to Improved Stroke Outcomes Sleep Apnea Treatment Tied to Improved Stroke Outcomes
Use of continuous positive airway pressure after an acute stroke or transient ischemia attack may improve neurologic functioning in patients with sleep apnea, a new study found.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Overall 30-Day Stroke Readmissions Decline, Not All Trends Rosy Overall 30-Day Stroke Readmissions Decline, Not All Trends Rosy
Although overall stroke readmissions have gradually decreased since 2010, some stroke-related readmissions are not declining and in some cases are going up.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding History Linked to Reduced Stroke Risk Breastfeeding History Linked to Reduced Stroke Risk
Compared with women who did not breastfeed their children, those who did -- particularly non-Hispanic black women -- show significantly lower risk for stroke later in life.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Brain Stimulation May Significantly Improve Post-Stroke Aphasia Brain Stimulation May Significantly Improve Post-Stroke Aphasia
Researchers looking to offer relief to people who have aphasia after experiencing a stroke assessed noninvasive brain stimulation as a way to boost gains from speech therapy.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

New Prehospital Score to Classify Stroke Subtypes New Prehospital Score to Classify Stroke Subtypes
A new set of clinical prediction rules to help paramedics classify patients with suspected stroke into different stroke subtypes has shown a high degree of accuracy in a new Japanese study.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

' Get With the Guidelines ' Hospitals Give Better Stroke Care ' Get With the Guidelines ' Hospitals Give Better Stroke Care
US hospitals participating in the AHA/ASA stroke care quality-improvement program provide higher quality of care compared with hospitals not participating in the initiative, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Stroke Risk Lower in Atrial Flutter Than Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Risk Lower in Atrial Flutter Than Atrial Fibrillation
The same stratification and treatment approaches are used for atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter in stroke prevention, but a new study suggests they should be assessed and treated differently.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Prehospital Phase Crucial for Stroke Care Prehospital Phase Crucial for Stroke Care
Neurologic deterioration in acute stroke patients in the ultra-early time window is common and represents a nearly untapped opportunity to improve outcomes, say authors of a new study.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Early Deterioration After Stroke a ' Missed Opportunity ' Early Deterioration After Stroke a ' Missed Opportunity '
Neurologic deterioration in acute stroke patients in the ultra-early time window is common and represents a nearly untapped opportunity to improve outcomes, say authors of a new study.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Optimal Carotid Endarterectomy Window After Stroke: 8 to 14 Days Later Optimal Carotid Endarterectomy Window After Stroke: 8 to 14 Days Later
Delaying carotid endarterectomy for a few days after a stroke is likely to yield better outcomes, researchers say.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Long-term Stroke Rate Higher With CABG vs Stenting Long-term Stroke Rate Higher With CABG vs Stenting
Five-year stroke rates were lower in patients with multivessel or left main coronary artery disease who underwent stenting than in those who had coronary bypass surgery, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Increased Stroke Risk Seen With High Platelet Reactivity After Coronary Stent Placement Increased Stroke Risk Seen With High Platelet Reactivity After Coronary Stent Placement
Patients with high platelet reactivity after implantation of a coronary drug-eluting stent (DES) face an increased risk of ischemic stroke, according to results from the ADAPT-DES study.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

What Is Optimum BP in Stroke Thrombectomy? What Is Optimum BP in Stroke Thrombectomy?
Both low and high baseline systolic blood pressures are associated with an increased risk for poor outcome in patients with acute ischemic stroke undergoing endovascular therapy, new results from a large registry study suggest.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Elderly Stroke Patients May Benefit From Thrombectomy Elderly Stroke Patients May Benefit From Thrombectomy
Poor outcome was more likely in older than younger patients undergoing thrombectomy after a stroke, but one in three patients aged 80 and older still had good functional outcomes with treatment.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Aerobic Fitness Training: No Benefit in Early Subacute Stroke Aerobic Fitness Training: No Benefit in Early Subacute Stroke
Treadmill training did not lead to improved activities of daily living or walking speed and was associated with some safety concerns in the PHYS-STROKE study.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Higher Risk for Repeat Hemorrhagic Stroke in Minorities Higher Risk for Repeat Hemorrhagic Stroke in Minorities
This study shows that they also have a higher risk for stroke recurrence, independent of hypertension.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Simple Imaging May Be Enough for Stroke Thrombectomy Selection Simple Imaging May Be Enough for Stroke Thrombectomy Selection
Stroke patients selected for thrombectomy using simple noncontrast CT had a similar rate of good outcomes as those selected by the more sophisticated CT perfusion imaging, in a new study.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news