Ischemic Stroke

Infections Tied To Subsequent Risk For Acute Ischemic Stroke

FRIDAY, June 28, 2019 -- Different infection types, especially urinary tract infection (UTI), are associated with subsequent acute ischemic stroke, according to a study published online June 27 in Stroke. Solly Sebastian, from the Icahn School of...
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Chronic Conditions -- Not Infectious Diseases -- Are Top 5 Causes Of Early Death In China

Chronic diseases, such as stroke, ischemic heart disease, and lung cancer, now represent the leading causes of premature death in China, according to a new scientific study. The rise in non-communicable diseases reflects declines in maternal and...
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Cholecystectomy Reduces Risk For Stroke In Patients With Gallstones

WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2019 -- Among patients with gallstones, cholecystectomy is associated with a reduced risk for overall, ischemic, and hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study published online June 5 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and...
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Medical News Today: Stroke Study Finds Mouth Bacteria In Brain Clots

Using DNA evidence, scientists have shown that brain clot samples from people who have had ischemic stroke often contain mouth bacteria.
Related topics: Stroke, Medical Research, Bacteria, DNA, Genetics

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Women Are Less Likely Than Men To Be Diagnosed With Minor Stroke

A new study find women experiencing a minor stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) are less likely to be diagnosed with a stroke compared to men -- even though they describe similar symptoms in emergency departments.
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Long-term Decline In Stroke Greater In Older Adults

Although the occurrence of first-ever ischemic stroke (strokes due to a blood clot that blocks a blood vessel in the brain) at middle age has been decreasing over time, researchers have found that the decline is not as steep as seen in older adults.
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Patent Foramen Ovale Ups Ischemic Stroke In Those With Pe

WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019 -- For patients with symptomatic pulmonary embolism (PE), the frequency of recent ischemic stroke is higher in those with patent foramen ovale (PFO), according to a study published online May 7 in the Annals of Internal...
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Genetic Variants May Influence Poststroke Recovery

Our genes may have a bearing not only on our stroke risk, but probably also on how well we recover after stroke. For the first time, scientists have identified common genetic variants that are associated with outcome after ischemic stroke.
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Pure Omega-3 Prescription Drug Markedly Reduces First, Repeat And Total Cv Events

Taking a high dose of icosapent ethyl -- a pure and stable prescription form of the omega-3 fatty acid known as EPA -- significantly reduces the occurrence of first, subsequent and total ischemic events, including heart attacks, strokes and related...
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Luke Perry’s Official Cause Of Death Revealed After Burial In Tennessee

Luke Perry died from an ischemic cerebrovascular accident, more commonly known as a stroke, according to his death certificate, which TMZ obtained on Wednesday, March 13.Read more...
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Asa: Flu-like Illness Linked To Increased Risk For Stroke

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 -- Influenza-like illness (ILI) is associated with an increased risk for ischemic stroke and cervical artery dissection (CeAD), according to two studies presented at the American Stroke Association International Stroke...
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Heart Risks High In Older Cancer Patients Before Diagnosis

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 -- There's a significant rise in the risk of heart attack and stroke in older people in the months before they're diagnosed with cancer, a new study finds. "Our data show there is an associated risk of ischemic stroke and...
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In-hospital Infection May Up Readmission After Stroke

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 -- For patients with ischemic stroke, infection during stroke hospitalization is associated with increased odds of 30-day readmission, according to a study published online Nov. 1 in Stroke. Amelia K. Boehme, Ph.D., from...
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Gofundme Launched After Mf Doom Producer Jneiro Jarel Suffers Stroke

The JJ DOOM producer is recovering from a “massive, ischemic stroke.”
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Aha: Ozone Pollution May Be Linked To A Type Of Bleeding Stroke

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Exposure to the main ingredient in smog may be linked to a type of bleeding stroke, according to new research. Studies have shown an association between clot-caused ischemic stroke, the most...
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Skills-based Intervention Did Not Cut Systolic Bp After Stroke, Tia

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 -- A culturally tailored, skills-based educational intervention did not reduce systolic blood pressure at one year after stroke/transient ischemic attack, according to a study published online Oct. 8 in JAMA...
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Biogen Begins Phase Iii Study On Ischemic Stroke Candidate

Biogen Inc. BIIB announced the initiation of phase III study – CHARM – to evaluate its pipeline candidate, BIIB093, for the prevention and treatment of severe cerebral edema in large hemispheric infarction (“LHI”). BIIB093 is...
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Four Out Of 10 Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Have Unknown Brain Damage

A new study finds that four out of 10 patients with atrial fibrillation but no history of stroke or transient ischemic attack have previously unknown brain damage.
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Pfo Closure Plus Antiplatelet Tx Advised For Cryogenic Stroke

FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 -- For patients younger than 60 years who have had a cryptogenic ischemic stroke thought to be secondary to patent foramen ovale (PFO), who are open to all treatment options, PFO closure plus antiplatelet therapy is...
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Stroke Risk Doubled In Myopathy (cme/ce)

(MedPage Today) -- Both ischemic and hemorrhagic events increased
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