Post-COVID Heart Risk; Prone Position Angio; MI Accelerates Breast Cancer
New-onset cardiomyopathy and other potential long-term consequences of COVID-19 on the heart are emerging in case reports. COVID-related ischemic strokes were more severe and...
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Statin therapy less common in PAD than CHD, cerebrovascular disease
Patients with peripheral artery disease were less likely to be treated with statin therapy compared with those with cerebrovascular disease or CHD despite having a high risk...
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High-level noise exposure linked to risk of having low birth weight babies
Prolonged exposure to loud noise is more than annoying? it is bad for human health. Beyond the obvious potential damage to hearing, chronic noise exposure has also been linked...
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New radiotracer can directly measure synaptic changes following stroke
A new radiotracer, 18F-SynVesT-2, can directly assess synaptic density changes in the brain, providing an objective and quantitative measure of disease progression after stroke.
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A Breakthrough in Parkinson Disease and New Data on Treating Stroke
Dr Christoph Diener on the six recent neurology studies with potential impact on the field. Medscape Neurology
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Study investigates factors associated with stroke following retinal artery occlusion
Several risk factors, including age, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and tobacco use, may be associated with increased incidence of stroke in patients with retinal artery...
1 day ago - Healio - 2 articles
Survey: Majority of U.S. adults concerned poor health may impair life experiences
A survey conducted by the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association revealed that seven in 10 U.S. adults are concerned that poor health will prevent...
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Op-Ed: Treating Stroke Requires a Team of Specialists
A woman experiencing progressive confusion, disorientation, and finally severe hallucinations was placed in a locked psychiatric unit, where she declined rapidly. Only when the...
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COVID-19-associated stroke patients have higher risk for severe disability and death
Acute ischemic strokes associated with COVID-19 are more severe, lead to worse functional outcomes and are associated with higher mortality , according to new research...
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Roles for circulating polyunsaturated fatty acids in ischemic stroke and modifiable factors: a Mendelian randomization study
Available data about the effects of circulating polyunsaturated fatty acids on ischemic stroke and its main risk factors remains limited and conflicting. Therefore, we...
2 days ago - Nutrition Journal
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Why Obesity May Stack the Deck for COVID-19 Risk
It has become clearer that people who are obese are one of the groups at highest risk from the disease, regardless of their age
Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity
The bacteria found in a baby's first stool can predict its likelihood of becoming overweight by the age of three, according to a new prospective, population‐based study...
Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Prioritising the most critical services, like antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for...
Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms
A Johns Hopkins University study urges universal coronavirus testing in long-term care homes after 55% of 354 patients had no symptoms at the time the tested positive for the...
If You Only Have One Exercise In Your Routine, Make It One Of These
Fitness pros share the workouts and moves they would do every day if they could.
Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation
Recently-approved treatments prompted an update to American College of Cardiology guidance on managing bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulation. New guidance included the...
In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India
Snapchat has announced in-app support to its users in India who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis.
Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado
Humans can be infected through flea bites, the cough of an infected animal or through direct contact with blood or tissue from an infected animal.
Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood
Women especially were more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, said new study.
New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease
A new research has found that the anti-lupus drug hydroxychloroquine is a safe, and highly effective drug for preventing pregnant women at risk from having another child with...