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Artificial Intelligence Is Here To Calm Your Road Rage
I am behind the wheel of a Nissan Leaf, circling a parking lot, trying not to let the day’s nagging worries and checklists distract me to the point of imperiling pedestrians. Like all drivers, I am unwittingly communicating my stress to this vehicle in countless subtle ways: the strength of my grip on the steering wheel, the slight expansion of my back against the seat as I breathe, the things I mutter to myself as I pilot around cars and distracted pedestrians checking their phones in the parking lot. “Hello, Corinne,” a calm voice says from the audio system. “What’s stressing you out right n...
Source: TIME: Science - August 26, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Corinne Purtill Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

NICE recommends implantable monitor to identify atrial fibrillation after stroke
Source: BMJ News - January 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Innovative stroke detection monitor given green light
Implant could prevent hundreds of strokes, says NICE Related items fromOnMedica Stroke can often be avoided, claims study Public campaign has resulted in 4000 fewer people disabled by stroke Dementia and stroke funding remains too low, say experts Stroke patients still not getting care they need AF screening with smartphone cheap and feasible
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 13, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

How You Should Spend That Extra Hour As Daylight Saving Time Ends
(CNN) — It’s Sunday morning, and you open your eyes to discover it’s still incredibly early because — huzzah! — we’ve reached the end of the seasonal practice known as Daylight Saving Time. Do you: A) Immediately roll over and go back to sleep? or B) Tell yourself that you shouldn’t be lazy, and get up to make the most of this “extra” hour? It’s a trick question, because there isn’t a perfectly right answer that would be the same for everyone. But in general, experts say, most should use the fall time change to squeeze in more sleep — and with zero gu...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat CNN Daylight saving time Source Type: news

‘We’re Not As Healthy As We Should Be.’ Fitbit CEO James Park Discusses New AFib Detection Partnership With Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer
“We’re not as healthy as we should be.” That’s what Fitbit CEO and co-founder James Park said at Thursday’s TIME 100 Health Summit, where MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle interviewed him about the company’s future in the health care space, the impact of wearables and just how active Fitbit’s 30 million active users really are. Ruhle talked with Park about Fitbit’s position as one of the first major wearables company to have gone public, one that led the charge in terms of mass market adoption but has lost ground to competitors offering more advanced wearable devices, as well as ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patrick Lucas Austin Tags: Uncategorized fitness HealthSummit19 technology Source Type: news

New guidelines should benefit stroke patients
An NHS workforce and resource impact statement highlights the work being done to make changes recommended by NICE in its updated stroke guideline part of routine NHS patient care.
Source: NHS Networks - July 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Low cholesterol may increase risk for hemorrhagic stroke
LDL cholesterol levels below 70 mg/dL linked to higher risk of haemorrhagic stroke Related items fromOnMedica NICE issues guidelines on neurological conditions Stroke patients still not getting care they need Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection Physical activity might offset harms of time spent sitting Recurrent stroke more likely at very low BP
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 2, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Low cholesterol may increase risk for haemorrhagic stroke
LDL cholesterol levels below 70 mg/dL linked to higher risk of haemorrhagic stroke Related items fromOnMedica NICE issues guidelines on neurological conditions Stroke patients still not getting care they need Vitamin D supplements do not confer cardiovascular protection Physical activity might offset harms of time spent sitting Recurrent stroke more likely at very low BP
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 2, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The role of interventional neuroradiology in treatment of hemorrhagic stroke.
Abstract Treatment of hemorrhagic strokes necessitates hospitalization in an accommodated hospital offering the possibility of a multidisciplinary approach. In this setting, over recent years interventional radiology has become increasingly important from the diagnostic as well as the therapeutic standpoint. In the context of subarachnoid hemorrhage by intracranial aneurysm rupture, the NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) and ASA (American Stroke Academy) recommendations suggest that endovascular coiling should be considered as an alternative to surgical clipping (class I, level of evidenc...
Source: Presse Medicale - May 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Michelozzi C, Cognard C Tags: Presse Med Source Type: research

NHS funds headache relieving device
The handheld device delivers low-level electric currents to disrupt cluster headaches Related items fromOnMedica NICE calls for consistent clinical and social care in cerebral palsy Stroke survivors need more help taking medicine Ending the postcode lottery of stroke care BMA calls for ‘national standard for autism care’ Clinicians need better options if we are to stop over-medication
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 6, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Short-Term Outcomes After Off-Pump or On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the Octogenarian Patients
Despite large randomized controlled trials demonstrating similar outcomes for of-pump or on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting, the debate between proponents of each technique remains current.1 On-pump technique improves surgical exposure on a nonbeating heart but exposes the patient to a powerful inflammatory response and to ischemic stroke owing to cross clamping and cannulation. Off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) may reduce blood transfusion, postoperative length of hospital stay, postoperative neurocognitive decline, and systemic anticoagulation, but heart repositioning may be associated with hemodynamic instabi...
Source: Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia - May 2, 2019 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: B érénice Tiquet, Jean David Blossier, Isabelle Orsel, Frank Pihan, Alessandro Piccardo, Jean Phillippe Marsaud, David Vandroux Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

NICE issues guidelines on neurological conditions
Help for GPs in identifying patients for referral Related items fromOnMedica MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women New evidence on benzodiazepine link to Alzheimer ’s New guidance on valproate use in women GP gatekeepers linked to reduced patient satisfaction Earlier thrombolysis improves stroke outcomes
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 30, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

A touch-feely part of the brain helps you enjoy a gentle caress
A part of the brain involved with self-awareness, called the insular cortex,  appears to be linked to why a tender stroke on the skin can feel nice
Source: New Scientist - Health - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Stroke survivors face high risk of visual problems
Up to six in 10 stroke survivors experience new visual problems prompted by their stroke Related items fromOnMedica Loneliness itself appears not to raise risk of heart attack/stroke NICE wants GPs to prevent 8,000 strokes a year Regular GP pulse checks of elderly patients could prevent strokes, study finds Experts warn of heart risks for people with diabetes Wait and hip measurement better indicator of heart attack risk than obesity
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 11, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The World & #039;s Most Innovative Medtech Companies
Innovation is medtech's middle name, so it's always a nice surprise to see companies in the industry honored for being innovative. Fast Company released a list Wednesday recognizing 10 such companies in the biotech sector. Below, we highlight the companies on the list that are developing medical devices or diagnostics (excluding companies that are more on the pharma and biotech side of the life sciences industry). Foundation Medicine Foundation Medicine develops genomic profiling assays to pair cancer patients with relevant treatments and clinical trials. The company was ranked first among the Top 1...
Source: MDDI - February 20, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Reply: Septic cerebral emboli as a risk factor for thrombolysis-related haemorrhagic transformation
We appreciate the opportunity to respond to Dr. Jolobe ’s letter titled ‘Septic cerebral emboli as a risk factor for thrombolysis-related hemorrhagic transformation’. Dr. Jolobe made a nice comment on our article titled ‘Risk factors of hemorrhagic transformation after intravenous thrombolysis with rt-PA in acute cerebral infarction’.1 We agree that septic cerebral emboli was a risk factor for thrombolysis-related hemorrhagic transformation as demonstrated in an early study.2 In fact, it was based on this early study and the following studies that intravenous thrombolysis is not recommended for patients with acut...
Source: QJM - January 25, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research

Thrombectomy to be offered up to 24h after onset of stroke
NICE recommends procedure in new draft guideline Related items fromOnMedica Stroke survivors need more help taking medicine Stroke deaths falling in Europe, overall Diagnosing a transient ischaemic attack One in two women and one in three men will develop neurological disease Having a stroke doubles dementia risk
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 26, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Thrombectomy can be considered up to 24 hours after onset of stroke, says NICE
Source: BMJ News - November 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Grouping existing medications slows antibiotic resistance
Scientists identify new antibiotic combinations Related items fromOnMedica Doctors face legal action over use of unlicensed eye drug Put case for adding leukaemia drug to Cancer Drugs Fund, NICE tells company Increased antidepressants prescribing shouldn't 'automatically be seen as a bad thing', says RCGP Not so ‘smart’ drugs Stroke survivors need more help taking medicine
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 5, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NICE calls for consistent clinical and social care in cerebral palsy
Primary care services must address barriers to adults with cerebral palsy accessing care Related items fromOnMedica Emergency admissions at end of life set to sky rocket ‘Friends& family test ’ should not be mandatory Diagnosis targets unethical says GP CQC tells Trust to improve safety of 111 service Stroke survivors need more help taking medicine
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Basilar artery occlusion with “seizures” as a presenting symptom: three cases treated using mechanical thrombectomy
We present 3 cases of patients with BAO presenting with seizures.
Source: World Neurosurgery - June 7, 2018 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Ryosuke Otsuji, Junji Uno, Ryota Motoie, Satoshi Karashima, Nice Ren, Shintaro Nagaoka, Maeda Kazushi, Yoshiaki Ikai, Hidefuku Gi Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

108appropriate anticoagulation in older adults with atrial fibrillation
Introduction: Anticoagulation is recommended to prevent stroke in atrial fibrillation. NICE Guidelines state anticoagulation should be offered to all patients with a CHADVASC of 2 and above. The ESC (European Society of Cardiology) guidelines advise falls and advanced dementia should not prevent patients from receiving anticoagulation. Furthermore, advanced age (above 75 or 80 years old) should not mean anticoagulation is withheld, especially as the risk of ischaemic stroke increases with age and comorbidities.
Source: Age and Ageing - March 27, 2018 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research

89implementing evidence based practice: an audit of intermittent pneumatic compression (ipc) prescription in stroke at a district stroke centre
Introduction: The CLOTS III randomised control trail demonstrated that “IPC is an effective and inexpensive method of reducing the risk of DVT and improving survival in immobile stroke patients.”1. DVT risk is highest amongst stroke patients following immobilisation and NICE (CG 92) recommends application of IPC devices and documentation of a decision for or against them in this high risk patient group.
Source: Age and Ageing - March 27, 2018 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research

Ticagrelor for Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events After Myocardial Infarction: An Evidence Review Group Perspective of a NICE Single Technology Appraisal
AbstractThe National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) invited AstraZeneca, the manufacturer of ticagrelor (Brilique®), to submit evidence on the clinical and cost effectiveness of ticagrelor 60  mg twice daily (BID) in combination with low-dose aspirin [acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)] compared with ASA only for secondary prevention of atherothrombotic events in patients with a history of myocardial infarction (MI) and who are at increased risk of atherothrombotic events. Kleijnen Systematic R eviews Ltd (KSR), in collaboration with Maastricht University Medical Centre+, was commissioned as the evidence review ...
Source: PharmacoEconomics - January 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Source Type: research

Neurosurgical Intensive Care
Neurocritical care as a subspecialty has grown rapidly over the last two decades, including fast-growing new techniques in neuromonitoring, neuroimaging, and various therapeutic tools.Neurosurgical Intensive Care by Javed Siddiqi is a focused, concise handbook that provides a quick review mainly for residents and fellows receiving training in neurocritical care, but also provides a useful refresher for other healthcare professionals providing care to critically ill neurosurgical patients. The book has 31 chapters with some changes in the table of contents and the addition of two chapters compared with the first edition. Ne...
Source: Anesthesiology - January 17, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

103 How is our local AF management? The management of atrial fibrillation (af) in coventry and rugby clinical commissioning group (ccg), england compared to national data and nice (national institute for clinical excellence) 2014
Background: AF is the most common cardiac arrhythmia affecting 2% in the UK.AF carriers 5 fold risk of stroke, with increased stroke mortality, morbidity& longer hospital stay.CHADSVAs guides anti-coagulation ( ≥1 anti-coagulate)Risk factor modification reduces AF reoccurrenceNurse led clinics reduce AF related stroke risk, improve AF management, risk factor reduction whilst providing safe anticoagulation.
Source: Europace - October 5, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

115 Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation – a single-centre audit on patient education, stroke and bleeding risk assessments and use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs)
Objective: To assess adherence to the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines on management of atrial fibrillation in adults, specifically the provision of a personalised package of care and information to patients, and stroke and bleeding risk assessments. To assess the frequency of use of DOACs as the anticoagulant of choice.
Source: Europace - October 5, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research

A Business Case For Stroke Reduction Initiatives In Atrial Fibrillation: 3-Year Financial Projections For Three UK Regions
Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is a common and treatable risk factor for ischaemic stroke and vascular dementia with rising incidence. Oral anticoagulation (OAC) therapy is a well-evidenced way to prevent AF-related strokes, as supported by NICE Clinical Guidelines (CG180, 2014).
Source: Value in Health - October 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: A Orlowski, T Jamieson, J Belsey, R Slater, J Macdonald Source Type: research

Prognostic factors for patients with acute ischemic stroke treated by mechanical thrombectomy
【Background and Purpose】To elucidate the prognostic factors for mechanical thrombectomy (MT), we investigated (retrospectively) a series of patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) treated with MT in our hospital.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - March 18, 2017 Category: Neurology Authors: Katsuharu Kameda, Junji Uno, Shota Yoshida, Ryosuke Otsuji, Nice Ren, Shintaro Nagaoka, Kazushi Maeda, Yoshiaki Ikai, Hidefuku Gi Source Type: research

National Survey of Neurosurgeons and Stroke Physicians on Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Malignant Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction
Several studies have evaluated the use of decompressive hemicraniectomy (DHC) in malignant middle cerebral artery infarction (MMCAI). In the United Kingdom (UK), the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has set criteria for selection of patients for DHC in MMCAI. We set out to survey the attitudes and practice of neurosurgeons and stroke physicians within the UK towards DHC in MMCAI.
Source: World Neurosurgery - February 20, 2017 Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Pallavi Basu, Harri Jenkins, Kevin Tsang, Vejay N. Vakharia Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Marital history linked to stroke survival
Stroke survival is highest for married people who have never been divorced or widowed Related items fromOnMedica Depression risk much higher for three months after stroke RCGP defends ‘under-prescription’ of stroke medicines by GPs Lifestyle factors biggest cause of heart disease risk variation NICE wants GPs to prevent 8,000 strokes a year Stroke can often be avoided, claims study
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 14, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Make sure that 'funny turn' does not become a STROKE
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends that anyone who has a mini stroke should have an operation to clear the carotid artery within two weeks.
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make sure that 'funny turn' does not become a STROKE: Thousands who suffer dizziness and blurred vision are denied the preventative treatment that could save their lives
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends that anyone who has a mini stroke should have an operation to clear the carotid artery within two weeks.
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scan suspected stroke patients within 1 hour, says RCP
Royal College of Physicians launches new guidance Related items fromOnMedica Stroke patients still not getting care they need NHS stroke care getting better NICE wants GPs to prevent 8,000 strokes a year Aspirin after mini-stroke reduces risk of major stroke Stroke can often be avoided, claims study
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 4, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NICE recommends treatment with alteplase is started as early as possible, within 4.5 hours of onset of ischaemic stroke symptoms
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - July 25, 2016 Category: Research Source Type: news

Correspondence The future of stroke therapy must not be mired by past arguments
Stroke is the leading cause of disability and the fifth leading cause of death in the UK, costing the UK economy more than £7 billion per year.1 At present, the only therapeutic approved by the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for the treatment of ischaemic stroke is thrombolysis using recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator (rtPA). However, rtPA is only effective in patients who present within 4·5 h of stroke onset, with a number needed to treat for benefit of 3·6 before 90 min, rising to 5·9 between 3 h and 4·5 h.
Source: LANCET - August 14, 2015 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Alastair M Buchan, Hasneen G Karbalai, Brad A Sutherland Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Aspirin too risky for stroke patients, NICE says
Adults with atrial fibrillation (AF) should no longer be prescribed aspirin to prevent stroke, NICE guidance released today said Hide related content:  Show related content read more
Source: Management in Practice - July 10, 2015 Category: Practice Management Authors: ltrevallion Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Latest News Source Type: news

NICE recommends anticoagulants over aspirin for stroke prevention
AF is a condition that affects the heart, causing it to beat irregularly and too fast. When this happens, blood does not flow properly through the heart and the rest of the body. NICE’s latest quality standard, which sets out advice on the treatment and management of AF,  recommends that people with AF who have a CHA2DS2-VASC stroke risk score of 2 or above are offered newer anticoagulants, such as apixaban, dabigatran etexilate, rivaroxaban or a vitamin K antagonist like warfarin.
Source: NHS Networks - July 10, 2015 Category: UK Health Authors: Maria Axford Source Type: news

Losing And Finding My Mother After Her Stroke
The air outside a hospital feels especially cool and fresh. The natural light, even if it's gray January light is a blessed relief after the fluorescent tunnels I've been guiding my mother along. We had a funny moment of intimacy in the bathroom, trying to get her urine sample in a cup. It isn't easy: crouching, aiming, approximating where in the space below you the stream will collect. Add a daughter trying to micromanage her mother's urine flow and a line of weak-bladdered patients queuing outside, rolling their eyes and tugging at their waistbands and you have all the ingredients of a Mike and Elaine sketch. Sometimes...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 19, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Move Towards Full Implementation Of The Nice Guidelines For Stroke Prevention In Atrial Fibrillation: The Potential Cost And Clinical Impact
Updated treatment guidelines for atrial fibrillation (AF) have been released by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the United Kingdom and highlight a current shortfall in the prescribing of anticoagulants to patients with AF despite the importance of stroke prevention. A model was designed for use as a planning tool for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) looking to budget for the future move towards full implementation of the NICE guidelines.
Source: Value in Health - November 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: G.E. Shields, A.M. Chapman Source Type: research

NICE advises against aspirin for cutting stroke risk in AF patients
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended that people with atrial fibrillation are prescribed an anticoagulant instead of aspirin to reduce their risk of stroke.
Source: Nursing Times Breaking News - June 20, 2014 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence stroke rehabilitation guidance - is it useful, usable, and based on best evidence?
Abstract In the UK, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is responsible for producing clinical guidance based on sound evidence. In 2013 they produced guidance on Stroke Rehabilitation and this editorial outlines why this is not a useful guide for clinicians or commissioners. Primarily this is because NICE used inappropriate methods; the methods used are appropriate for evaluating drugs, but are inappropriate when applied to any complex intervention. Moreover, the actual recommendations are written in clinically unhelpful language. Future rehabilitation guidance should include ensuring that...
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - May 23, 2014 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Drummond A, Wade DT Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research

Joined-up working required for effective stroke rehab services
Stroke is a major health problem in the UK. Each year an estimated 150,000 people have a stroke - equivalent to one person every five minutes. In its first clinical guideline on stroke rehabilitation, NICE says that people with disability after stroke should receive rehabilitation in a dedicated stroke inpatient unit, and subsequently from a specialist stroke team within the community.
Source: NHS Networks - June 20, 2013 Category: UK Health Authors: Maria Axford Source Type: news

NICE issues first guidelines on stroke rehabilitation
'Joined-up' care essential say expertsRelated items from OnMedicaSpecialist stroke support costs NHS lessStroke therapists must offer seven-day workingEmotional support for stroke survivors is inadequateStroke survival best in specialist unitsTreatment is faster in high volume stroke centres
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 12, 2013 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NICE costing statement for its guidance on apixaban for prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (TA 275)
Source: NICE Area: News NICE has published a costing statement to accompany its guidance on the use of apixaban for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (TA 275).   The statement notes that "Apixaban provides an alternative treatment option at a comparable cost and therefore it is anticipated that there will not be a significant cost impact as a result of implementing this guidance."
Source: NeLM - Cardiovascular Medicine - February 27, 2013 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

NICE issues final guidance supporting the use of apixaban for prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (TA 275)
Source: NICE Area: Evidence > Guidelines NICE has issued final guidance (TA 275) supporting the use of apixaban as an option for preventing stroke and systemic embolism within its marketing authorisation, that is, in people with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation with 1 or more risk factors such as:   . prior stroke or transient ischaemic attack . age 75 years or older . hypertension . diabetes mellitus . symptomatic heart failure.   NICE notes that the decision about whether to start treatment with apixaban should be made after an informed discussion between the clinici...
Source: NeLM - Cardiovascular Medicine - February 27, 2013 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

NICE backs drug to reduce stroke risk for AF patients
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence is now recommending the use of apixaban for some patients with irregular heartbeats to help prevent them experiencing stroke or systemic embolism.
Source: Nursing Times Breaking News - January 23, 2013 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

NICE issues final appraisal determination on apixaban for prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in non-valvular atrial fibrillation
Source: NICE Area: News In its final appraisal determination (FAD), NICE has supported the use of apixaban as an option for preventing stroke and systemic embolism within its marketing authorisation, that is, in people with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation with one or more risk factors (prior stroke or ischaemic attack, age 75 years or older, hypertension, diabetes mellitus or symptomatic heart failure).   The appeal period for this appraisal will close on 6 February 2013.
Source: NeLM - Cardiovascular Medicine - January 23, 2013 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Pfizer anti-stroke drug apixaban now available on UK NHS
The UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has announced it is now recommending NHS doctors in England and Wales prescribe new drug apixaban for the prevention of stroke.
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - January 23, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news