Stroke

Terrifying Delirium Can Strike Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients

FRIDAY, July 10, 2020 -- Intense breathing problems may be the most widely reported feature of COVID-19, but new research warns that coronavirus can also take aim at the brain. Infection can trigger serious nerve damage, stroke, inflammation and...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Patterns Changing For Heart Disorder Hospitalizations In Canada

FRIDAY, July 10, 2020 -- Standardized hospitalization rates declined for coronary artery and vascular disease, heart rhythm disorders, stroke, and heart failure in Canada from 2007 through 2016, according to a study published online July 1 in the...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Failure, Medical Research

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Laao Vs Doac: Prague-17 Falls Short

A comparison of left atrial appendage closure and direct oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation exposes the holes in noninferiority trial design, writes John Mandrola, MD. theheart.org on Medscape

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Brain Problems Linked To Even Mild Virus Infections: Study

Potentially fatal COVID-19 complications in the brain including delirium, nerve damage and stroke may be more common than initially thought, a team of British-based doctors warned Wednesday. Severe COVID-19 infections are known to put patients at...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Medical Research

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The Big Number:‚ÄČ795,000 People A Year Have A Stroke In The U.s.

Some 140,000 Americans die each year from a stroke, the CDC says.
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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With Every Stroke, Gaining Confidence In And Out Of The Water

As a Black woman with anxiety, swimming was more than technique. It opened new worlds to me and helped my stress fall to the side.
Related topics: Anxiety, Stress

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Risk Of Stroke Is Almost Eight Times Higher For Covid-19 Patients Than For Flu Patients, Study Finds

REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonAfter adjusting for other factors associated with an increased risk of stroke, such as age, gender and race, the researchers calculated that the likelihood of stroke was 7.6 times higher for people with a COVID-19 infection...
Related topics: Flu, Influenza (Flu), Medical Research, Reuters

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Medical Management Alone Better For Brain Av Malformations

THURSDAY, July 2, 2020 -- Among patients with unruptured brain arteriovenous malformation, medical management alone is superior to its combination with interventional therapy for prevention of death or symptomatic stroke in the long term,...

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Hot Flushes And Night Sweats Linked To 70% Increase In Cardiovascular Disease

New research has found that women who have hot flushes and night sweats after menopause are 70 per cent more likely to have heart attacks, angina and strokes.
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Medical Research, Menopause, Angina Pectoris

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Coronavirus Can Cause Strokes And Mental Disorders, New Study Shows

Strange coronavirus symptoms have been observed since the pandemic started, including brain complications like stroke or psychiatric disorders. Recent studies explained that COVID-19 causes blood clotting throughout the body, and this can lead to...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Stroke, Confusion: Covid-19 Often Impacts The Brain, Study Shows

THURSDAY, June 25, 2020 -- Patients with severe COVID-19 may be at risk for a variety of brain complications -- from stroke to psychosis, new research suggests. "There have been growing reports of an association between COVID-19 infection and...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Rehab Robot Exoskeleton Helps Stroke Patients With Physical Therapy

Is this the future of physical therapy?
Related topics: Robots

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More Young Americans Developing Unhealthy Predictors Of Heart Disease

TUESDAY, June 23, 2020 -- A new study finds that 1 in 5 people under age 40 now have metabolic syndrome, a group of risk factors that together increase the odds for many serious conditions, including diabetes, heart disease and stroke. The rate of...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research, Diabetes

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Legendary Gymnast Dies Of Basilar Artery Stroke

(MedPage Today) -- American gymnastic legend Kurt Thomas passed away June 5 at the age of 64. Thomas died nearly two weeks after suffering bleeding from his basilar artery, which led to a severe stroke. His wife Beckie Thomas told the...

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Better Measure Of 'good Cholesterol' Can Gauge Heart Attack And Stroke Risk In Some Populations

For decades, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol has been dubbed 'good cholesterol' because of its role in moving fats and other cholesterol molecules out of artery walls. People with higher HDL cholesterol levels tend to have lower rates of...
Related topics: Cholesterol

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Sugary Drink Tax Models Show Health Gains, Cost Reductions, But Vary By Tax Design

A simulation model details how different taxing strategies for sodas and other sugary drinks could impact health gains linked to heart attacks, strokes and diabetes while also lowering health care costs in the US. Three types of taxation on sugary...
Related topics: Diabetes

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Zynex Soared Last Week. But Is It A Risky Buy?

Last week was a big one for Zynex (NASDAQ: ZYXI). The Colorado-based medical technology company specializes in manufacturing and selling noninvasive devices for pain management, stroke rehabilitation, neurological diagnostics, and cardiac...
Related topics: Nasdaq

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Residual Shunt After Pfo Closure Increases Stroke Risk

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Wenjun Deng, Shanye Yin, et al.; William G. Kussmaul Target Audience and Goal Statement: Cardiologists, neurologists The goal of this study was to evaluate the long-term association of residual shunt after...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cardiology

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Covid-19 Can Start With Neurological Symptoms

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 -- While a fever and cough have seemed to be the early warning signs of COVID-19, new research shows almost half of hospitalized patients experience a host of neurological problems. In fact, headaches, dizziness, strokes,...
Related topics: Cough, Medical Research

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Healthier Meals Could Mean Fewer Strokes, Heart Attacks

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 -- Sticking with a healthy diet can lower your risk for stroke and heart attack, a new study suggests. "Although each healthy eating pattern represents a different combination of dietary constituents, our study indicates that...
Related topics: Diet, Medical Research

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