Moderate Drinking Protective After MI, Stroke in'Flawed' Study Moderate Drinking Protective After MI, Stroke in'Flawed' Study
Light to moderate alcohol intake might protect against repeat CVD events, although flaws in the analysis preclude any firm conclusions, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Moderate alcohol intake linked to lower heart attack risk, study says
Drinking a bottle or two of wine a week may be associated with decreased risk of heart attack, stroke, angina or death among those with cardiovascular disease, according to a study published Monday in BMC Medicine. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philips posts Q2 revenue increases in its medical imaging segment
Philips Healthcare posted second-quarter revenue increases in its Diagnosi...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: U.S. agency issues security warning for Philips PACS software 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 - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Validity and risk factor analysis for helicopter emergency medical services in Japan: a pilot study - Yamada N, Kitagawa Y, Yoshida T, Nachi S, Okada H, Ogura S.
BACKGROUND: Some emergency departments use triage scales, such as the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale and Japan Urgent Stroke Triage Score, to detect life-threatening situations. However, these protocols have not been used for aeromedical services. Theref... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Japanese man almost masturbates himself to death
EXCLUSIVE: Doctors at Nagoya City University Hospital revealed the man suffered a life-threatening stroke caused by a blood vessel in his brain rupturing when masturbating. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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

Soft skin patch could provide early warning for strokes, heart attacks
(University of California - San Diego) UC San Diego engineers developed a soft, stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow through vessels deep inside the body. Such a device can make it easier to detect cardiovascular problems, like blockages in the arteries that could lead to strokes or heart attacks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AHA News: Diabetes and Dementia Risk: Another Good Reason to Keep Blood Sugar in Check
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- There are many reasons to avoid getting diabetes, or to keep it controlled if you already have it: Higher risks for heart disease, stroke and for having a foot or leg amputation. But... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA News: Retired Entertainer Thought She Slept Awkwardly. It Was a Stroke.
Title: AHA News: Retired Entertainer Thought She Slept Awkwardly. It Was a Stroke.Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - July 21, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

AHA News: Retired Entertainer Thought She Slept Awkwardly. It Was a Stroke.
TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Sharon Murff began her 58th birthday before dawn with a clicking sound in her head. She didn't feel any pain. Yet when she looked in the mirror, the left side of her face seemed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heat stroke warning: Four key moves if you've had too much sun
ENGLAND's heatwave continues today, with the thermostat peaking at 32C in London. Public Health England issued a heat health alert that is set to be in place until Tuesday, July 20. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

British Open Heads for Furious Finish With Stars Tight at the Top
Louis Oosthuizen, Collin Morikawa and Jordan Spieth are battling one another — and their nerves — with just a few strokes separating... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effect of the Wii sports resort on mobility and health-related quality of life in moderate stroke - Unibaso-Markaida I, Iraurgi I.
BACKGROUND: Stroke is a common cerebral circulatory disorder that has several sequelae that affect the daily life of patients as well as their quality of life and the lives of people close to them. Video games are being used in the rehabilitation process t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Validity of the Wisconsin Gait Scale to predict the risk of falls in stroke patients ;; Validez de la Wisconsin Gait Scale para predecir el riesgo de ca ídas en pacientes con ictus - Estrada-Barranco C, Molina-Rueda F, Cano-de la Cuerda R.
INTRODUCTION: Approximately, half of the stroke patients suffered a fall during the first year after the injury, affecting its functionality. Gait evaluation scales could evaluate to predict the risk of falls. OBJECTIVE: To study the ability of the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Ticagrelor Beneficial for Moderate Stroke: New THALES Analysis Ticagrelor Beneficial for Moderate Stroke: New THALES Analysis
For patients with a moderate-size stroke, the benefit from ticagrelor plus aspirin is the same as for patients with minor stroke, a new exploratory analysis of the THALES trial shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

NIH-funded study finds gene therapy may restore missing enzyme in rare disease
(NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) A new study published in Nature Communications suggests that gene therapy delivered into the brain may be safe and effective in treating aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency. AADC deficiency is a rare neurological disorder that develops in infancy and leads to near absent levels of certain brain chemicals, serotonin and dopamine, that are critical for movement, behavior, and sleep. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Viz.ai to add Avicenna.ai software to platform
Artificial intelligence (AI) software company Viz.ai announced it is partnerin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Viz.ai gets CE Mark for AI-powered stroke software Avicenna gets clearances for Cina Chest AI software Viz.ai touts research at stroke conference Viz.ai launches image software for clinical trials Arterys brings Avicenna AI stroke software on board Avicenna wins NTAP award for stroke (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Innovative Technology Accurately Predicts Stroke Recovery Innovative Technology Accurately Predicts Stroke Recovery
A new technology that maps the wiring of the brain can accurately predict the course of recovery in patients who have suffered stroke, enabling a more individualized approach to rehabilitation therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: July 15, 2021
Here's some of HealthDay's top stories for Thursday, July 15: Implant restores power of speech to man who lost it through stroke. It could be a real advance for many kinds of patients who are unable to speak: An implanted brain-computer interface... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stroke Prevented His Speech, But Brain Implant Brought It Back
THURSDAY, July 15, 2021 -- Researchers have developed an implant that allowed a man with severe paralysis to " speak " again by translating his brain signals into text. The achievement is the latest step in " brain-computer interface " (BCI)... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Dr Hilary's urgent plea to alter the obesity crisis - 'it's crippling the NHS'
DR HILARY called attention to the "epidemic" of obesity - the risk factor for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. "We need to do something urgently to alter the obesity crisis we have," he said live on Good Morning Britain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke Prevented His Speech, But Brain Implant Brought It Back
Title: Stroke Prevented His Speech, But Brain Implant Brought It BackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - July 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Stroke caused 7 lakh deaths in India in 2019: Study
The paper is a collaborative effort between the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and a number of other organisations. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: One sensation in your head could predict a stroke
HIGH cholesterol is a very dangerous condition that has the power to cut your life short in a blink of an eye. Too much of the waxy, fatty substance in the arteries can cause life-threatening blockages. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aidoc secures $66M in new funding
Artificial intelligence software developer Aidoc has raised $66 millio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Aidoc and Icometrix pair up for stroke care Radiology Partners joins forces with Aidoc Aidoc unveils AI notification application for PE 3 predictions for radiology AI in 2021 FDA clears Aidoc's incidental PE AI algorithm (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NeuroLogica inks research deal with MGH
Samsung subsidiary NeuroLogica said it's collaborating with Massachusetts Genera...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NeuroLogica launches new mobile stroke CT scanner Neurologica wins Brazilian mobile stroke CT install NeuroLogica boosts CT manufacturing for virus scanning Samsung NeuroLogica lands Memorial Sloan Kettering Samsung NeuroLogica debuts skull clamp at RSNA 2019 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Experts argue salt is not as bad for health as you think 
Researchers found salt intake was associated with cardiovascular disease and strokes, but only in communities where consumption was in excess of 12.5g a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. agency issues security warning for Philips PACS software
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructur...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips, Cognizant announce collaboration Philips makes moves to expand stroke intervention Philips highlights new fast cardiac MRI protocol Philips issues security advisory for cardiac PACS software Philips issues security advisory for PACS software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Testosterone Replacement Shows CV Benefit in Hypogonadal Men Testosterone Replacement Shows CV Benefit in Hypogonadal Men
Among men with hypogonadism who received testosterone replacement every 3 months, cardiovascular parameters were better and there were fewer deaths from heart attacks of strokes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Flu vaccine protects against severe effects of COVID-19, according to new study
THE FLU vaccine may provide vital protection against COVID-19, according to new research. The annual flu shot was found to reduce the risk of stroke, sepsis and DVT in patients with the virus. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu jab may reduce severe effects of Covid, suggests study
Analysis of 75,000 coronavirus patients found fewer major health problems among people with flu jabCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePeople who are vaccinated against influenza may be partly protected against some of the severe effects of coronavirus, and be less likely to need emergency care, according to a major study.The analysis of nearly 75,000 Covid patients found significant reductions in stroke, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and sepsis, and fewer admissions to emergency departments and intensive care units, among those who had been given the flu jab.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Medical research Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Health UK news Source Type: news

Brain injury lab receives additional federal funding to boost research
(University of California - Riverside) Earlier this year, Viji Santhakumar, an associate professor of molecular, cell and systems biology at UC Riverside, received funding from the National Institute of Neurological Disaster and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health, or NIH, to further pursue research on moderate concussive brain injury. Now three scientists in her lab have received federal funding -- no small achievement for a university research group. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Flu jab protects against severe effects of COVID-19, study suggests
An analysis of nearly 75,000 COVID-19 patients from around the world strongly suggests that the annual flu shot reduces the risk of stroke, sepsis and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in patients with COVID-19. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Seven warning signs it's an emergency – time to call for an ambulance
A HIGH blood pressure reading of 180/120mmHg is extremely dangerous, putting your life at risk of an imminent stroke. Without a monitor, how would you know that your blood pressure is too high? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 prevention: How the dangerous condition can be prevented
TYPE 2 diabetes can lead to heart disease, nerve damage, eye disease and stroke - no wonder people want to avoid the condition altogether. Here's the best way to prevent the dangerous condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 prevention: Two key factors to ward off dangerous health condition
TYPE 2 diabetes can lead to heart disease, nerve damage, eye disease and stroke - no wonder people want to avoid the condition altogether. Here's the best way to prevent the dangerous condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philips, Cognizant announce collaboration
Philips Healthcare parent Royal Philips and professional services firm Cognizan...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips makes moves to expand stroke intervention Philips highlights new fast cardiac MRI protocol Philips cardiac trial enrolls 1st patient Philips, Elekta dive deeper into cancer care collaboration Philips receives HealthSuite order from UCSF (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Highly Respected, Beloved Neurologist Dies Highly Respected, Beloved Neurologist Dies
Highly respected and beloved pediatric neurologist Verne Strudwick Caviness, Jr, attended on the stroke and child neurology services at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for five decades.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Highly Respected, Beloved Pediatric Neurologist Dies Highly Respected, Beloved Pediatric Neurologist Dies
Highly respected and beloved pediatric neurologist Verne Strudwick Caviness, Jr, attended on the stroke and child neurology services at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for five decades.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Vocal music boosts the recovery of language functions after stroke
(University of Helsinki) Listening to vocal music is a simple and cost-efficient way of promoting recovery and brain health after a stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How robots and brain-computer interfaces could transform stroke patients' recovery
(KeAi Communications Co., Ltd.) The NCyborg Project, a new stroke rehabilitation pattern based on brain-computer interface technology and brain-inspired intelligent robot technology, is a collaboration between China's Tongji Hospital and BrainCo. The two organizations will draw on these technologies to improve rehabilitation treatment and outcomes for stroke survivors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Testosterone therapy reduces heart attack and stroke
(European Association of Urology) Supplementing testosterone significantly reduces heart attacks and strokes in men with unnaturally low levels of the hormone, according to new research presented at the European Association of Urology congress today. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Philips makes moves to expand stroke intervention
Royal Philips, parent company of Philips Healthcare, announced that the firs...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA OKs Nico.Lab's AI stroke software Philips signs 7-year agreement with Indonesian hospital Philips launches Azurion Lung edition Philips reports Q4 growth, but coronavirus begins to bite Philips places emphasis on AI at RSNA 2019 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What is normal cholesterol level? 5 food swaps to lower cholesterol
HIGH CHOLESTEROL can cause a range of health problems and put you at risk of heart attack and stroke. So what is a normal cholesterol level? Here are the five food swaps you can make to help you lower your cholesterol. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-Dose Aspirin Cuts Heart Risks in Patients Battling Pneumonia
THURSDAY, July 8, 2021 -- Aspirin has long been taken by heart patients to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack, but a new study suggests that it can also guard against cardiovascular trouble in pneumonia patients. Such complications are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Imaging test may predict patients most at risk of some heart complications from COVID-19
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have shown that a type of echocardiogram, a common test to evaluate whether a person's heart is pumping properly, may be useful in predicting which patients with COVID-19 are most at risk of developing atrial fibrillation -- an irregular heartbeat that can increase a person's risk for heart failure and stroke, among other heart issues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

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

Cognitive, Functional Decline Detected Prior to Stroke
Patients with stroke have steeper declines in the 10 years before stroke compared with stroke - free controls (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 7, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Decline in Function Starts Up to 10 Years Before Stroke Decline in Function Starts Up to 10 Years Before Stroke
New findings suggest that individuals at high risk for future stroke can be identified and targeted for prevention strategies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

More Evidence Epilepsy Tied to Risk for Major CV Events More Evidence Epilepsy Tied to Risk for Major CV Events
Patients with epilepsy are at greater risk for major cardiovascular events, including stroke and clinically significant arrhythmia, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news