Tag : stroke risk

Neurology

Better Sleep Linked to Reduced CVD, Stroke Risk

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Using genetic data on almost 400,000 individuals, a new study shows even those at high genetic risk for CVD or stroke benefit from healthy sleep...
Neurology

Overactive Innate Immunity Tied to Higher Stroke Risk

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A prospective cohort study of nearly 8000 people who were followed for 8 years identified components of the immune system that either increase or decrease...
Neurology

Rivaroxaban Cuts Stroke Risk in HF Sans AF: Post Hoc COMMANDER-HF

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Oral anticoagulation may have struck the right balance between stroke benefit and bleeding risk in systolic heart failure. Also, a stroke risk prediction tool may...
Neurology

THAWS: Neutral Result in 'Wake-up' Stroke With Low-Dose tPA

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The Japanese trial was stopped early after the positive results of the WAKE-UP trial last year, precluding "any definitive conclusions," researchers say. Medscape Medical News...
Neurology

ESOC 2019

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Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ESOC 2019 Medscape Neurology Source link...
Neurology

FDA Warns of Stroke, Death With Off-Label Use of Wingspan Stent

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Postmarket data show a significantly increased risk of stroke or death when the Wingspan intracranial stent system is used outside the approved indications. News Alerts...
Neurology

NEUROVISION: Covert Stroke Common After Noncardiac Surgery

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In a study of more than 1100 participants, perioperative covert stroke occurred in 1 in every 14 patients — and was associated with increased risk...
Neurology

Marijuana Edible Linked to Myocardial Infarction

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Legalization of marijuana has led to higher use, including among the elderly and cardiac patients. A new case report highlights risks and points to the...
Neurology

Pooled Data Put Stenting, Surgery on Par in Asymptomatic Carotids

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A large patient-level pooled analysis of the CREST and ACT 1 trials suggests very low stroke rates through 4 years of follow-up in asymptomatic, standard-risk...

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