Stroke

Age Influences Sex-related Outcomes After Heart Attack

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...

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Research Identifies Genetic Risk Factor For Stroke

A team of researchers has identified a common genetic variant as a risk factor for stroke, especially in patients older than 65.
Related topics: Medical Research, Genetics

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Hold The Tpa On Some Thrombectomy Candidates, Trials Suggest

(MedPage Today) -- Two small trials added to the evidence that some stroke patients could fare well going straight to mechanical thrombectomy without IV thrombolysis, though the studies were confined to Asian populations and non-inferiority was...

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D12's Bizarre Hospitalized After Suffering Mini-stroke

The veteran rapper, who rose to notoriety in the early 2000s alongside Eminem, initially notified his fans via Instagram and asked for prayers.
Related topics: Instagram

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Why This Critical Care Doctor Got The Covid-19 Vaccine

December is typically busy in the ICU. Flu and respiratory viral pneumonia cases start trickling into the ICU, interspersed with cardiac arrests, strokes, pulmonary emboli, septic shock, and COPD exacerbations. The ICU census starts creeping up....
Related topics: Influenza Vaccine, Vaccines, Flu, Influenza (Flu), Pneumonia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Census

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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
Related topics: Medical Research

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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

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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. Julián N. Acosta, M.D., from the Yale School of Medicine in...
Related topics: Smoking, Medical Research

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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...

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Covid Is On Track To Become The U.s.'s Leading Cause Of Death--yet Again

This winter the novel coronavirus may kill more people than heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s or diabetes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, Oncology, Alzheimer's Disease, Diabetes

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Tapping The Brain To Boost Stroke Rehabilitation

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.
Related topics: Robots

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What Caused Stroke In Patient Already 'recovered' From Covid-19?

(MedPage Today) -- Case raises questions of when to start anticoagulation therapy

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New, Portable Device Aims To Quickly Diagnose Patients With Bleeding In Brain

For patients with strokes and traumatic injuries to the brain, a timely diagnosis is one of the most important factors associated with a good recovery. Current practices require a CT or MRI before beginning treatment, but a newly funded project from...

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Update… Media Lies… Capitol Police Officer Not Dead… Had Medical Emergency During Protest,...

UPDATE: This article previously said the officer died from “injuries.”   A source has told TGP that he had a “medical emergency” (possibly a stroke) while on duty during the protest and is STILL ALIVE. It is not clear if...
Related topics: Police, Protests

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Functional Seizures Associated With Stroke, Psychiatric Disorders

In a large-scale study of electronic health records investigators determined the prevalence of functional seizures and characterized comorbidities associated with them. Functional seizures are sudden attacks or spasms that look like epileptic...
Related topics: Medical Research, Epilepsy

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Cdc 'actively Investigating' Post-vaccination Stroke Death Of Florida Obgyn

A spokesperson for US-based pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer, which developed its COVID-19 vaccine alongside German firm BioNTech, said that "serious adverse events, including deaths that are unrelated to the vaccine, are unfortunately likely to...
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Vaccines, Pfizer

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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,...

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Prince Charles's Life Waiting In The Wings

In late March, Prince Charles was one of the earliest internationally famous names to be diagnosed with covid-19. He was at high risk by virtue of his age—71 at the time—and the situation had the makings of a terribly ironic stroke of fate. Here...

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Vax-coincident Cvd Events; Covid-linked Myocarditis; Large-bore Access Closure Rct

(MedPage Today) -- A certain number of heart attacks, strokes, and other unrelated incidents soon after vaccination are to be expected statistically, but how can those anecdotes avoid becoming anti-vaccine fodder? (STAT) Maintaining oral...
Related topics: Vaccines

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Neurologists Much Tougher To Find In Rural America

TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2020 -- A shortage of neurologists in rural parts of the United States means that people in those areas are less likely to receive specialized care for conditions such as stroke, dementia and back pain, a new study...
Related topics: Dementia, Medical Research

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