The terrible toll of not seeing GP in person: MP tells how her mother-in-law's stroke was missed
Beaconsfield MP Joy Morrissey said the money would push doctors to see more patients face-to-face in surgeries or at home, taking pressure off hospitals during the busy winter period in the NHS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seizures Tied to Dementia Risk in Young Stroke Survivors Seizures Tied to Dementia Risk in Young Stroke Survivors
Patients younger than 60 years who have stroke and then experience seizures have a twofold increased risk for dementia, a new study finds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Stroke: Three key dietary choices to avoid another brain attack
SURVIVORS of a stroke are at greater risk of another life-threatening brain attack. In order to minimise the risk of such an event, key dietary choices could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Popular drink to skip for lower reading - do you drink this?
HIGH blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects around a third of adults in the UK and rarely shows symptoms you can notice. If left untreated, it can increase your risk of heart attacks and strokes. Here's one popular drink that could be making your levels higher. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Analyses Suggest Favorable Results for STELARA ® (ustekinumab) When Used as a First-Line Therapy for Bio-Naïve Patients with Moderately to Severely Active Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, October 25, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced data from two new analyses of STELARA® (ustekinumab) for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC).1,2 In a modelled analysisa focused on treatment sequencing using data from randomized controlled trials, network meta-analysis and literature, results showed patient time spent in clinical remission or response was highest when STELARA was used as a first-line advanced therapy for bio-naïve patients with moderately t...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

The Big Number: Americans consume about 3,400 mg of salt per day, FDA says
Federal guidelines recommend eating no more than 2,300 mg per day for people 14 and older. Too much sodium can cause health problems, such as strokes and heart ailments. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Two serious warning signs on your nose - 'talk to your doctor'
STATINS are a group of medicines that can help lower the level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood. They can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. However, they can cause side effects, two of which can be spotted on your nose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: Three 'stroke-triggering foods' - ways to prevent the deadly complication
A STROKE is a very serious condition where the blood supply to part of your brain is cut off, and there are several factors which can put you at higher risk. Stroke risk increases with age, but strokes can occur at any age. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan points the way in care for the elderly
A stroke prevention scheme in a small city shows the benefits of a joined-up approach to healthcare (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stroke: The worst drink for increasing your risk by a staggering 35 percent
A STROKE is a condition when there is a blockage to the brain and can be fatal. Much is spoken about foods which increase risk but not a lot regarding drinks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Does hypertension make you feel hot?
HIGH blood pressure can spark an array of uncomfortable chronic health conditions, among them cardiovascular disease, while also raising the risk for heart attacks and strokes. Does high blood pressure make you hot? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke signs: The change in your walk you should not ignore - 'take quick action'
PEOPLE who have strokes often feel similar symptoms of stroke, such as face drooping, arm weakness and speech difficulty. Nonetheless, there are a number of other signs to be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comparative study on overground gait of stroke survivors with a conventional cane and a haptic cane - Lee H, Eizad A, Lee G, Afzal MR, Yoon J, Oh MK, Yoon J.
The conventional cane (single cane) is widely used to promote gait ability of stroke survivors as it provides postural stability by extending the base of support. However, its use can reduce muscle activity in the user's paretic side and cause upper limb n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Bringing WISDOM to Breast Cancer Care
Dr. Laura Esserman answers the door of her bright yellow Victorian home in San Francisco’s Ashbury neighborhood with a phone at her ear. She’s wrapping up one of several meetings that day with her research team at University of California, San Francisco, where she heads the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center. She motions me in and reseats herself at a makeshift home office desk in her living room, sandwiched between a grand piano and set of enormous windows overlooking her front yard’s flower garden. It’s her remote base of operations when she’s not seeing patients or operating at the hospita...
Source: TIME: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Stroke: Two symptoms in your vision warning of a blockage to the brain – what to spot
STROKES occur when there is a blockage leading to the brain. Changes to your vision could indicate the impending doom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Estimating Insulin Resistance May Help Predict Stroke, Death in T2D Estimating Insulin Resistance May Help Predict Stroke, Death in T2D
Calculating the estimated glucose disposal rate as a proxy for the level of insulin resistance may be useful way to determine if someone with type 2 diabetes is at risk for having a first stroke, Swedish researchers have found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Antithrombotic Therapy Fails to Prevent Stroke in COVID-19 Antithrombotic Therapy Fails to Prevent Stroke in COVID-19
Anticoagulant and/or antiplatelet therapy with a variety of agents does not prevent acute ischemic stroke in elderly patients with COVID-19 and comorbidities, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Linked to Lower Stroke Mortality After Thrombectomy Sleep Apnea Linked to Lower Stroke Mortality After Thrombectomy
Obstructive sleep apnea is paradoxically associated with lower risk for mortality and in-hospital complications after thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Two common high blood pressure drugs recalled due to cancer link - are you affected?
TWO KINDS of blood pressure drugs are being recalled because they might contain high levels of an ingredient that could cause cancer. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can increase your risk of heart attacks and strokes if left untreated. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antithrombotic Therapy Not Warranted in COVID-19 Outpatients Antithrombotic Therapy Not Warranted in COVID-19 Outpatients
In stable patients with COVID-19, use of aspirin or apixaban did not reduce the rate of the composite of all-cause mortality, thromboembolism, MI, stroke, or hospitalization in the ACTIV-4B trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 20, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Over 60s warned not to take common painkiller - 'potentially serious' risk
ASPIRIN can help to prevent heart attacks and strokes in people at high risk, according to the NHS. However, new advice from US researchers shows that over 60s shouldn't take this medication as there is another risk that cancels out the benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Still Too Few Women in Stroke Treatment Clinical Trials
Researchers say men outnumber women in stroke therapy clinical trials, which means women may end up receiving less effective treatment. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patient Loses Prostate After Biopsy Slide Switched; More Patient Loses Prostate After Biopsy Slide Switched; More
Biopsy slides mistakenly switched; fertility specialist uses own sperm to impregnate patients; parents say daughter's stroke wasn't identified.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Stroke: The social habit which can put you at higher risk - how to prevent a stroke
A STROKE is a serious life-threatening medical condition that happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. The sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Still Too Few Women in Stroke Treatment Clinical Trials
Title: Still Too Few Women in Stroke Treatment Clinical TrialsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/19/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 19, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Stroke: The three food types to avoid which could reduce your risk by 80%
STROKE is a medical emergency which could mean life or death. Many people are unwittingly increasing their risk by consuming foods linked to stroke risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hypertension supplements: The FIVE tablets you should take to lower high blood pressure
HYPERTENSION supplements can help people prevent high blood pressure from progressing into heart attacks, strokes or even dementia. Express.co.uk has compiled a list of the best supplements to stave off the potentially dangerous conditions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CT radiomics helps predict spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage
CT radiomics and a machine-learning model can predict hematoma expansion i...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Portable MRI helps clarify stroke symptoms more quickly MIDRC offers support for COVID-19 AI AI detection of intracranial hemorrhage saves lives Study confirms viability of low-field MRI for ICH AI software bests Chinese physicians in contest (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The 'simple trick' to lower your blood pressure - 'next to no effort'
HIGH blood pressure, also called hypertension, increases your risk of having a heart attack and stroke. It can also cause kidney failure, heart failure, problems with your sight and vascular dementia. Therefore, it should not be ignored. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Visceral fat diet: Can these 5 popular foods reduce stubborn belly fat - expert tips
VISCERAL FAT sticks to the vital organs in your midsection. This dangerous type of fat can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke - but what foods can you eat to lose pounds and shed visceral fat? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hyperfine forms medical advisory board
Hyperfine has formed a medical advisory board composed of physicians from acros...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Portable MRI developer Hyperfine sets sights on Europe Hyperfine hires chief people officer Portable MRI helps clarify stroke symptoms more quickly Hyperfine appoints new CFO Hyperfine to gain Nasdaq listing through SPAC merger (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Depressive symptoms moderate the relationship among physical capacity, balance self-efficacy, and participation in people after stroke - French MA, Miller A, Pohlig RT, Reisman DS.
OBJECTIVE: Previously it was found that balance self-efficacy mediated the relationship between physical capacity and participation after stroke. The effect of other factors that influence participation, such as depression, on this relationship has not bee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The Stumblemeter: design and validation of a system that detects and classifies stumbles during gait - Hartog D, Harlaar J, Smit G.
Stumbling during gait is commonly encountered in patients who suffer from mild to serious walking problems, e.g., after stroke, in osteoarthritis, or amputees using a lower leg prosthesis. Instead of self-reporting, an objective assessment of the number of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

UT Health San Antonio spinoff company advancing brain injury drug
Research launched at The  University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio over a decade ago is nearing a landmark moment. Astrocyte Pharmaceuticals, a UT Health San Antonio spinoff company founded on technology owned by the University of Texas System Board of Regents, has scored a $3 million award from the Medica l Technology Enterprise Consortium, or MTEC, to fund a Phase I clinical safety study in humans for a drug to treat a variety of brain injuries, including concussion and stroke. Alamo… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Stroke symptoms: Four early warning symptoms of a mini-stroke warning you to act quickly
DURING a stroke, every minute counts and by knowing the signs and symptoms, you can take quick action and perhaps even save a life. What are the four main symptoms of a mini-stroke? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Key Takeaways From the Latest Stroke Guidelines Key Takeaways From the Latest Stroke Guidelines
Dr Christoph Diener on six new publications whose recommendations cover topics ranging from blood pressure management to COVID-19 vaccinations.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Top 6 ways humans clog their own blood, leading to early death by heart attacks, strokes, cancer and VACCINES
(Natural News) Most of the chronic, degenerative diseases so popular in America today barely existed just four generations ago. Then came commercial cigarettes promoted by doctors, processed food promoted on television, and pharmaceutical concoctions to alleviate symptoms of blood diseases and cell disorders that are all preventable. No other nation on earth consumes as much... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advice shifting on aspirin use for preventing heart attacks
Older adults without heart disease shouldn't take daily aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Aspirin Use to Prevent 1st Heart Attack or Stroke Should Be Curtailed, U.S. Panel Says
Adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease may face serious side effects if they start a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Aspirin Preventive Medicine Heart Colon and Colorectal Cancer Stroke Doctors Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality United States Preventive Services Task Force American College of Cardiology American Heart Assn your-feed-healthcar Source Type: news

New Guidelines Could Shift How People Prevent Heart Disease And Stroke
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is considering updating its guidance on taking a daily aspirin to prevent cardiovascular issues. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Upstate receives three awards for exceptional care from American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
Even during a pandemic, "we are always here for them when they need us. ” (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

U.S. Task Force Reconsiders Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Use for Preventing Heart Attacks in Adults Over 60
Older adults without heart disease shouldn’t take daily low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, an influential health guidelines group said in preliminary updated advice released Tuesday. Bleeding risks for adults in their 60s and up who haven’t had a heart attack or stroke outweigh any potential benefits from aspirin, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said in its draft guidance. For the first time, the panel said there may be a small benefit for adults in their 40s who have no bleeding risks. For those in their 50s, the panel softened advice and said evidence of benefit is less clear....
Source: TIME: Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Taylor/AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Research wire Source Type: news

Mount Sinai establishes AI department
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has unveiled a new department dedicate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Fear of AI may be scaring medical students from radiology 6 ways to improve how medical students feel about radiology Mobile interventional stroke unit improves patient 90-day outcomes CORISK algorithm predicts oxygen need in COVID-19 patients AMVC Fall 2020: AI and radiologist jobs (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Older adults shouldn't start daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks, experts say
People age 60 and older should not start taking aspirin daily to prevent heart attacks and strokes because of the increased risk for internal bleeding, according to new draft recommendations. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: The warning sign when you brush your teeth of the life-threatening condition
A STROKE can end your life - fact. The brain attack hardly comes out of nowhere though, as it is usually preceded by suffering from heart disease. However, there can be an even earlier indicator. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Clot-Busting Drugs Safe for All Strokes?
Title: Are Clot-Busting Drugs Safe for All Strokes?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 12, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Identification of modified dynamic gait index cutoff scores for assessing fall risk in people with Parkinson disease, stroke and multiple sclerosis - Torchio A, Corrini C, Anastasi D, Parelli R, Meotti M, Spedicato A, Groppo E, D'Arma A, Grosso C, Montesano A, Cattaneo D, Gervasoni E.
BACKGROUND: Balance and gait impairments increase fall rate and injury in people with neurological disorders(PwND). The modified Dynamic Gait Index(mDGI) is a scale assessing dynamic balance during walking, however its ability in identifying Fallers and Re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Aspirin use to prevent 1st heart attack or stroke should be curtailed, US panel says
The U.S. panel also plans to retreat from its 2016 recommendation to take baby aspirin for the prevention of colorectal cancer, guidance that was groundbreaking at the time. The panel said that more recent data had raised questions about the putative benefits for cancer, and that more research was needed. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Symptoms of stroke in women - The six reasons why stroke is more common in women
WOMEN are more likely to have a stroke than men, and not just because they tend to live longer. Here are the six reasons why stroke is more common in women. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philips releases MRI coaching program for kids
Philips Healthcare parent company Royal Philips has launched Pediatric Coaching...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips introduces 2 new HealthSuite modules at HIMSS Philips, Cognizant announce collaboration Philips makes moves to expand stroke intervention Philips highlights new fast cardiac MRI protocol Philips cardiac trial enrolls 1st patient (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news