Upstate achieves top nursing honor: Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Report highlights Upstate ’s work with Stony Brook University Hospital during the early days of COVD-19 and exemplary work in stroke care. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Viz.ai launches image software for clinical trials
Artificial intelligence software developer Viz.ai has launched an application...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Machine learning helps find vessel occlusions on CTA AMVC Fall 2020: AI can improve efficiency, reduce stress CMS approves payments for Viz.ai software Viz.ai debuts new stroke care AI platform Medtronic, Viz.ai team up on stroke care (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MIVI Neuroscience Secures Series B Funding
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 21, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- MIVI Neuroscience, a medical device company focused on improving clinical outcomes for ischemic stroke patients, today announced the closing of its Series B funding including ... Devices, Interventional, Neurology, Venture Capital MIVI Neuroscience, Q Aspiration System, DAISe , Thrombectomy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Report muscle pains otherwise myopathy might develop
STATINS bring down high cholesterol when lifestyle adjustments aren't enough. The medication is widely prescribed to help prevent heart disease and stroke. However, side effects can occur - what are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just One Drink a Day May Increase Risk of Atrial Fibrillation
As alcohol consumption increased, so did the risk of the potentially fatal heart rhythm disorder. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Heart Deaths (Fatalities) Alcoholic Beverages European Heart Journal Stroke Source Type: news

FDA clears use of MRI for Impulse Dynamics' Optimizer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared for conditional use...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Socioeconomic status predicts heart failure mortality AI predicts heart attack, stroke on cardiac MRI MRI discovers heart damage among male triathletes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Acute Cerebrovascular Events With COVID-19 Infection Acute Cerebrovascular Events With COVID-19 Infection
This report summarizes and compares the characteristics and short-term outcomes of patients both with and without COVID-19 admitted to the hospital with acute cerebrovascular disease.Stroke (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Fried Food Raises Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke
Eating even a little fried food can make a big difference in your heart health. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acute Cerebrovascular Events With COVID-19 Infection Acute Cerebrovascular Events With COVID-19 Infection
This report summarizes and compares the characteristics and short-term outcomes of patients both with and without COVID-19 admitted to the hospital with acute cerebrovascular disease.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article 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

Mayo Clinic study indicates age influences sex-related outcomes after heart attack
(Mayo Clinic) Approximately 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes occur every year in men and women in the US Sex and age play a large part in who experiences a heart attack, the methods used to treat these heart attacks, and the eventual post hospital outcomes of the people who experience heart attacks. Mayo Clinic researchers discuss these sex and age differences in study findings published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fried Food a Big Factor in Heart Disease, Stroke
TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 -- Delicious but deadly: Eating fried food is tied to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study suggests. The risk rises with each additional 4-ounce serving per week, a research team in China found. For the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Geisinger research identifies genetic risk factor for stroke
(Geisinger Health System) A team of Geisinger researchers has identified a common genetic variant as a risk factor for stroke, especially in patients older than 65. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Geisinger researchers find sex is not an independent risk factor for stroke mortality
(Geisinger Health System) An analysis of data collected from patients treated for ischemic stroke at Geisinger shows no disparity in outcomes based solely on sex. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Boosting your quercetin intake found to have heart-protective effects
(Natural News) Heart disease is a serious condition that can greatly reduce your quality of life. It can lead to cardiovascular events like stroke and heart attack that not only cause irreparable damage to survivors but also burden them with sky-high costs for emergency treatments like heart surgery. Fortunately, quercetin offers people with heart disease a more affordable alternative. Found in several... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins: Do Statins cause more harm than good? What are the side effects?
STATINS are a type of medication that help to prevent high cholesterol levels in the blood as well as a number of deadly conditions, including heart disease, strokes, and heart attacks. But do statins cause more harm than good, and what are the side effects of taking statins? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

If you smoke, quitting before age 40 could dramatically lessen your chances of an early heart-related death
In long-term study, researchers found that smokers were three times more likely than nonsmokers to die of heart disease or stroke. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Fried food intake linked to heightened serious heart disease and stroke risk
(BMJ) Fried-food intake is linked to a heightened risk of major heart disease and stroke, finds a pooled analysis of the available research data, published online in the journal Heart. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Timing is of the essence when treating brain swelling in mice
(NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) Researchers from the National Institutes of Health have discovered Jekyll and Hyde immune cells in the brain that ultimately help with brain repair but early after injury can lead to fatal swelling, suggesting that timing may be critical when administering treatment. These dual-purpose cells, which are called myelomonocytic cells and which are carried to the brain by the blood, are just one type of brain immune cell that NIH researchers tracked, watching in real-time as the brain repaired itself after injury. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID Vaccines: Facts for Heart, Stroke Patients
Experts have a simple answer for heart and stroke patients questioning whether they need a COVID-19 vaccination. That answer: yes. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2 Million People Have Died From COVID-19 Worldwide
In coming years, families around the world will be reminded of what happened in January 2021 by gaps in photo albums, saved video chats or text message threads, and in some cases, tragically, empty seats at future weddings. But in the history books, the pandemic’s impact will be traced in terms of milestones, including one passed on Friday: 2 million people have died from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. The novel coronavirus has caused the deadliest global epidemic since the emergence of HIV/AIDS 40 years ago, and the deadliest respiratory pandemic in a century. ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

AHA News: What Heart and Stroke Patients Should Know About COVID-19 Vaccines
FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Experts have a simple answer for heart and stroke patients questioning whether they need a COVID-19 vaccination. That answer: yes. " People with all kinds of cardiovascular risk factors and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Exercise at Midlife Linked to Better Brain Health in Late Life Exercise at Midlife Linked to Better Brain Health in Late Life
High levels of physical activity during middle age are associated with greater white matter integrity and fewer lacunar strokes in later life, an analysis of ARIC study data suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Cognitive and motor deficits contribute to longer braking time in stroke - Lodha N, Patel P, Shad JM, Casamento-Moran A, Christou EA.
BACKGROUND: Braking is a critical determinant of safe driving that depends on the integrity of cognitive and motor processes. Following stroke, both cognitive and motor capabilities are impaired to varying degrees. The current study examines the combined... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke
Location and length of thrombus can identify those at highest risk for early neurologic deterioration, flagging those who may be the best candidates for thrombectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke
Location and length of thrombus can identify those at highest risk for early neurologic deterioration, flagging those who may be the best candidates for thrombectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Hyperfine's AI software for portable MRI clears FDA
Hyperfine's artificial intelligence (AI) image analysis software for the company's...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hyperfine lands first Fla. portable MRI installation Hyperfine gets clearance for point-of-care MRI Hyperfine touts stroke study for portable MRI scanner Video from J.P. Morgan: Portable MRI takes to the streets (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, DOAC Comparable for AFib Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, DOAC Comparable for AFib
Left atrial appendage occlusion for high-risk atrial fibrillation prevents stroke as well as direct oral anticoagulation, with a lower risk of major bleeding, according to a European study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News 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

AHA News: Baby Born With Heart Defect Faces More Challenges After Stroke
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Kayla Scritchfield had a normal pregnancy and delivered her second daughter, Ava, thinking all was well. About six hours later, Ava looked purple. Medical personnel whisked away the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine 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

AHA News: Baby Born With Heart Defect Faces More Challenges After Stroke
Title: AHA News: Baby Born With Heart Defect Faces More Challenges After StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Smoking Raises Risk for Deadly'Bleeding Strokes '
Title: Smoking Raises Risk for Deadly'Bleeding Strokes 'Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

LSU Health awarded $2.5m grant to reduce stroke risk for obese women on contraceptives
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded Rinku Majumder, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry& Molecular Biology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, a $2.5 million grant over four years to help reduce the high stroke risk to women with obesity who take estrogen-containing birth control pills. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Periodontitis is associated with cardiovascular diseases: A 13-year study
Conclusions: This study demonstrates that severe periodontitis is associated with an increased incidence of coronary heart disease, independent of established cardiovascular risk factors.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 14, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Large and Small Cerebral Vessel Involvement in Severe COVID-19 Large and Small Cerebral Vessel Involvement in Severe COVID-19
This case series details the neurological workups of 8 patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia with subsequent neurological complications.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article 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

What are the 5 Warning Signs of a Stroke?
Title: What are the 5 Warning Signs of a Stroke?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 12, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Tapping the brain to boost stroke rehabilitation
(University of Houston) Stroke survivors who had ceased to benefit from conventional rehabilitation gained clinically significant arm movement and control by using an external robotic device powered by the patients' own brains. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Posterior fall-recovery training applied to individuals with chronic stroke: a single-group intervention study - Pigman J, Reisman DS, Pohlig RT, Jeka JJ, Wright TR, Conner BC, Petersen DA, Christensen MS, Crenshaw JR.
BACKGROUND: To assess the effects of the initial stepping limb on posterior fall recovery in individuals with chronic stroke, as well as to determine the benefits of fall-recovery training on these outcomes. METHODS: This was a single-group inter... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Depressed mood after stroke: predictive factors at six months follow-up - L ópez-Espuela F, Roncero-Martín R, Canal-Macías ML, Moran JM, Vera V, Gomez-Luque A, Lendinez-Mesa A, Pedrera-Zamorano JD, Casado-Naranjo I, Lavado-García J.
We aimed to know the prevalence of post-stroke depression (PSD) in our context, identify the variables that could predict post-stroke depression, by using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, occurring within six months after stroke, and identify patien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

What to know about hypertension: Left undetected can be fatal
In the midst of the outbreak and concerns over Covid-19, another condition that afflicts nearly half of all Americans has come into sharp focus: hypertension. Also known as high blood pressure, hypertension results when the long-term force of blood movement against your artery walls has become too high — so high, it can cause heart disease, kidney disease, stroke, and other potentially fatal heart health problems, especially if left undetected and untreated over time. It’s an increasingly common… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: TriHealth Source Type: news

AHA News: Sleep Disorders Plague Stroke Survivors – and Put Them at Risk
Title: AHA News: Sleep Disorders Plague Stroke Survivors – and Put Them at RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - January 8, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Effectiveness of non-pharmacological falls prevention interventions for people with Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and stroke: protocol for an umbrella review - O'Malley N, Clifford AM, Comber L, Coote S.
BACKGROUND: Falls are common among people with neurological diseases and have many negative physical, psychosocial and economic consequences. Implementation of single-diagnosis falls prevention interventions is currently problematic due to lack of partic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

AHA News: Sleep Disorders Plague Stroke Survivors – and Put Them at Risk
THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- People who have strokes or mini-strokes often experience a wide range of sleep disorders in the months that follow, a problem that can put them at increased risk for subsequent strokes, an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Functional seizures associated with stroke, psychiatric disorders in EHR study
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) In a large-scale study of electronic health records reported in JAMA Network Open, Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators determined the prevalence of functional seizures and characterized comorbidities associated with them. Functional seizures are sudden attacks or spasms that look like epileptic seizures but do not have the aberrant brain electrical patterns of epilepsy. The research team confirmed associations between functional seizures and psychiatric disorders and sexual assault trauma and discovered a novel association with stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Marion County (WV) Rescue Squad Honored for Heart Patient Transport Times
Eddie Trizzino Times West Virginian, Fairmont (MCT) When an individual is having a heart attack, every second matters in getting them treated to ensure they will not only survive, but maintain a healthy heart after their trauma. For a few months this past summer, the Marion County Rescue Squad could not transfer patients to an emergency department within Marion County, after Fairmont Regional Medical Center closed in May. Michael Angelucci, administrator of the Marion County Rescue Squad, in some cases, this added up to 30 minutes to a patient’s transport to a hospital. ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest West Virginia Source Type: news

Marion County (WV) Rescue Squad Honored for Heart Patient Transport Times
Eddie Trizzino Times West Virginian, Fairmont (MCT) When an individual is having a heart attack, every second matters in getting them treated to ensure they will not only survive, but maintain a healthy heart after their trauma. For a few months this past summer, the Marion County Rescue Squad could not transfer patients to an emergency department within Marion County, after Fairmont Regional Medical Center closed in May. Michael Angelucci, administrator of the Marion County Rescue Squad, in some cases, this added up to 30 minutes to a patient’s transport to a hospital. ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest West Virginia Source Type: news