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Annals On Call - Estimating Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation Free

In this episode of Annals On Call, Dr. Centor discusses the estimation of stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation with Dr. Gustavo Heudebert, a professor of medicine at the University of Alabama. Listen now. Annals articles discussed include...

Published: 18 Feb 2019

Newfoundland and Labrador stroke treatment rates lag behind rest of Canada

Developing the proper protocol and acting FAST can help stroke sufferers survive. Dr. Gregory Browne, a vascular specialist and surgeon, is part of the team with Quality of Care NL/Choosing Wisely NL that is conducting extensive research into how to make ...

Source: The Western Star
Published: 18 Feb 2019

No Loss of Thrombectomy Benefit in Late Stroke With Transfer

For patients with a large-vessel ischemic stroke in the late window who were found to have ... in the thrombectomy group did not differ (44% for direct vs 45% for transfer), nor did the treatment effect (OR, 2.0 for direct vs 3.1 for transfer).

Source: Medscape
Published: 18 Feb 2019

4 Things Women Need to Know About Stroke

All of these actions can delay needed stroke treatment. Just call 911 right away. You can take steps to prevent stroke. The best way to treat stroke is to prevent it from happening in the first place!

Source: GantDaily
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Quick treatment crucial to stroke patients

Each and every day, medical professionals provide life-saving treatments for patients. Stroke patients, in particular, are very critical when it comes to time for treatment. When a patient ...

Source: The Bismarck Tribune
Published: 10 Feb 2019

Diet drinks could increase the risk of stroke for post-menopausal women

New US research has found that postmenopausal women who drink more than two diet drinks each day may have a higher risk of stroke. Led by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York, the new large-scale study looked at ...

Source: Yahoo News
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Greater Diet Drink Consumption Heightens Stroke Risk in Postmenopausal Women

For women who did consume 2 or more ASBs per day, the risk of all stroke was 1.23 (95% CI ... clinical epidemiology and population health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, said in a statement. The study authors concluded that future studies ...

Source: The American Journal of Managed Care
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Depression after ischemic stroke associated with low adherence to secondary prevention

Patients presented to one of 11 centers in California and had filled at least two medications for stroke prevention from 2007 to June 2015. Researchers calculated adherence for hypoglycemic, antihypertensive and lipid-lowering medications. Of the patients ...

Source: Healio
Published: 18 Feb 2019

White Plains Hospital Expands Stroke Treatment Services

This post was contributed by a community member. Stroke is the #1 cause of disability and the #5 cause of death in the U.S. Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke and nearly 800,000 ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Heart-brain connection: Community Healthcare symposium shows link between stroke, cardiac health; showcases advancements in prevention, treatment

“Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S. and the leading cause of disability,” says Dr. Andrea DeLeo, interventional neurologist and medical director of the Stroke Center at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago. That adds up to the ...

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 08 Feb 2019

Tumour Necrosis Factor-α Inhibition Improves Stroke Outcome in a Mouse Model of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Treatment with Infliximab corrected these alterations. We show that RA associates to worse stroke-outcome via exacerbated BBB degradation by decrease of the TJPs claudin-5 and occludin. We identified MMPs-3 and -9 and increased oxidative stress as ...

Source: Nature
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Mobile Stroke Unit gets additional funding

To date, the unit has answered more than 1,000 calls and transported 392 patients who had symptoms consistent with a stroke. Of those, 72 were given a clot-busting medicine, tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), which can be started on the mobile unit.

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 15 Feb 2019

14 minutes that saved a life: How paramedics' quick thinking during stroke made all the difference

Neurological wisdom says "time is brain" when it comes to a stroke. The longer a person experiencing a stroke is unable to receive treatment, the worse the results for the brain and body typically will be. For 34-year-old Dan Keller, whose call for help ...

Source: Daily Herald
Published: 17 Feb 2019

What we know about diet soda's connection to heart disease, stroke, and early death

Perhaps people who drink diet soda have some other characteristic that is related to stroke that we don’t yet know about,” says Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, the study's senior author and an epidemiologist at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in ...

Source: Popular Science
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Drinking 2 diet beverages a day linked to stroke, heart attacks

"They were 1.3 times as likely to have coronary heart disease." The study also looked at various subtypes of ischemic stroke, which doctors use to determine treatment and medication choices. They found that small-artery occlusion, a common type of stroke ...

Source: WISC-TV
Published: 16 Feb 2019

A 'revolution in medicine': New technology at CHI St. Alexius helps stroke patients

When Nicholas Bradbury was in medical school 15 years ago, treatment options were limited for stroke patients. When Bradbury went with a neurologist to visit stroke patients, they'd take note of ...

Source: The Bismarck Tribune
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Stroke Disorder and Treatment Market 2019 Key Country Analysis: AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Bayer Pharma AG, Daiichi Sankyo, Novartis AG and other

The Global Stroke Disorder And Treatment Market is presumed to demonstrate a healthy CAGR during the forecast period (2016-2022) owing to the rising high blood pressure patients, asserts Market Research Future (MRFR). Stroke is referred to as the condition ...

Published: 15 Feb 2019

Dr. Dick Kuo named chair of emergency medicine

Dick Kuo, professor of emergency medicine, has been named chair of the Henry J.N. Taub ... Kuo’s research interests include cardiovascular disorders, such as ACS, heart failure and stroke, clinical effectiveness and testing in the emergency department ...

Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Global Nuclear Medicine Imaging Equipment Industry

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nuclear Medicine Imaging Equipment ... for Ischemic Heart Disease, Stroke, CVD, and Others (includes ...

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Vaccination, antiviral treatment fails to affect stroke risk from herpes zoster

Contracting herpes zoster increased risk for acute ischemic stroke, and among patients with herpes zoster, vaccination or antiviral treatment did not modify the risk, according to data presented at the International Stroke Conference. Previous studies had ...

Source: Healio
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Combination treatment lowers risk of ischemic stroke recurrence

Stroke survivors taking a combination of the blood thinner cilostazol with aspirin or clopidogrel had a lower risk of ischemic stroke recurrence than those who received aspirin or clopidogrel alone, according to late breaking science presented at the ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Blood clot discovery could pave way for treatment of blood diseases

Scientists have discovered new ways in which the body regulates blood clots, in a discovery which could one day lead to the development of better treatments that could help prevent and treat conditions including heart diseases, stroke and vascular dementia.

Source: E Science News
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Doctors say controversial treatment for new moms with drug addiction a success

But now, treatment specialists are making sure the new moms stay ... I was in septic shock, I had a stroke, I was suffering from liver and kidney failure -- all these different things," she recalled. "They called my family in to come and say their goodbyes.

Source: WKYT
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Global study highlights improved treatment of the most common form of stroke worldwide

The safety and potential benefit of a strategy to more intensively control blood pressure in patients who receive 'clot-busting' treatment for acute ischaemic stroke has been demonstrated in a clinical trial led by The George Institute for Global Health.

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Study: Drinking two or more diet sodas a day could increase risk of heart attack and stroke

The study found women who had two or more drinks were 31 percent more likely to have a clot-based stroke, 29 percent more likely to ... and population health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York, told CNN this study takes ...

Source: Deseret News
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Olean General Hospital Earns Stroke Center Designation

In order to receive stroke center designation, the hospital was required to demonstrate adherence to precise treatment protocols, which begin with emergency medical service (EMS) providers, to emergency department treatment and continue through patients ...

Source: TAPinto
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Civil War surgery simulation reveals medicine's role on battlefield

The demonstration was part of the museum’s “Medical Weekend” presented by the corps, which has been educating the public for about a decade on the role of medicine during the ... The bone remained intact, a stroke of fortune given that limbs with ...

Source: Kenosha News
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Effects of (music-based) rhythmic auditory cueing training on gait and posture post-stroke: A systematic review & dose-response meta-analysis

duration of stroke, comorbidities), applied treatment intervention, characteristics of applied auditory stimuli, treatment interventions for the control group, dual-task application (if any), outcome measures, results, conclusions and special notes by authors.

Source: Nature
Published: 18 Feb 2019