Stroke

4 New Stroke Studies and Guidelines to Know

6 hours ago   |   Medscape

Dr Christoph Diener on new ESO thrombolysis guidelines and data on carotid stenosis, stroke scales, and mobile stroke units. Medscape Neurology
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Mississippi man described as 'young and healthy' suffers debilitating stroke immediately after COVID vaccine

Mississippi man described as 'young and healthy' suffers debilitating stroke immediately after COVID vaccine

14 hours ago   |   Natural News   |   9 articles

A Mississippi family is demanding answers after 43-year-old Brad Malagerie suffered a mysterious stroke just hours after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine...
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Should You Get an Annual Health Check-Up?

21 hours ago   |   Nutrition Facts

What are the risks and benefits of getting an annual check-up from your doctor? Physicians and patients have come to expect the annual check-up as a routine part of care...
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COVID Stroke Rare in ICU

COVID Stroke Rare in ICU

22 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   6 articles

About 2% of COVID-19 patients experienced a stroke after they were admitted to intensive care, a year-long, multinational study showed. Of these ICU patients, hemorrhagic...
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Stroke occurs infrequently in large cohort study of patients hospitalized with COVID-19

Stroke occurs infrequently in large cohort study of patients hospitalized with COVID-19

23 hours ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

Acute stroke occurred rarely in a cohort of nearly 2,700 “critically ill” patients with COVID-19, according to findings from an international registry that also demonstrated...
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Cardiologists Can Perform Stroke Thrombectomy to Fill 'Unmet Need'

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Interventional cardiologists can competently perform stroke thrombectomy after training, with similar outcomes to neuroradiology centers, a study shows. US...
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COVID-19 in Combination With Stroke Doubles Death Risk

COVID-19 in Combination With Stroke Doubles Death Risk

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   3 articles

COVID-19 in combination with hemorrhagic stroke increases death risk up to 2.4 times, revealed a study.
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Age elevates mortality, stroke, pacemaker implantation risk after TAVR

Age elevates mortality, stroke, pacemaker implantation risk after TAVR

1 day ago   |   Healio

Risk for mortality, stroke and permanent pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement increased with age, according to new data from the SwissTAVI...
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COVID-19 patients who suffer hemorrhagic strokes are up to 2.8 times more likely to die

COVID-19 patients who suffer hemorrhagic strokes are up to 2.8 times more likely to die

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail   |   5 articles

A new study from the University of Utah Health has found that coronavirus patients who suffer hemorrhagic strokes are between 2.5 and 2.8 times more likely to die than...
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Use of Comfort Care Increasing After Stroke, May Reduce Costs

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Patients' likelihood of receiving comfort care, which includes hospice or palliative care, may depend on their gender, race, and region, researchers find. Medscape Medical News
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Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine

Medical student, 21, died a day after getting J&J vaccine

John Foley, 21, a student at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio received the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday and was discovered by his roommates on Sunday. Read more ...

Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

Q&A: Diagnosing new HCV infections more challenging during COVID-19 pandemic

It has been well over year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and all aspects of health care have been impacted in various ways. WHO's goal to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030... Read more ...

FDA approves Opdivo for initial treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers

FDA approves Opdivo for initial treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers

The FDA approved nivolumab as part of combination therapy for certain patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. The approval applies to use of the agent with certain types... Read more ...

Muscle mass, density may be linked to cancer outcomes

Muscle mass, density may be linked to cancer outcomes

Muscle mass appeared significantly associated with survival outcomes among patients with advanced cancer undergoing an unscheduled hospitalization, according to a study... Read more ...

KRAS wild-type status linked to shorter OS with immunotherapy alone in lung...

KRAS wild-type status linked to shorter OS with immunotherapy alone in lung cancer subset

Patients with KRAS wild-type, PD-L1-high non-small cell lung cancer treated with immunotherapy alone exhibited considerably shorter OS than those with a KRAS mutation... Read more ...

VP Harris Is Getting Sh*t Done, And I Am Here For It

VP Harris Is Getting Sh*t Done, And I Am Here For It

On Inauguration Day this past January, my family and I were all in different places. I was working remotely from home. My wife, a hospital chaplain, was at work with patients... Read more ...

L'Oreal's Wonder Water Really Does Work Wonders

L'Oreal's Wonder Water Really Does Work Wonders

My daughter loves to send me TikToks with all the latest food trends , beauty tips, and sweet animal videos. It's our bonding time and I look forward to it very much. She likes... Read more ...

Special Considerations for Examining Hair Loss With Tightly Coiled Hair

Physicians who examine patients with hair loss who have tightly coiled hair should take care to avoid using culturally insensitive language, an essay in JAMA Dermatology... Read more ...

NSW readies vaccine plan B amid AstraZeneca uncertainty

The NSW government is preparing for a potential major overhaul of its coronavirus vaccination program, including the possible distribution of new vaccines and larger volumes of... Read more ...

Call to fast-track return of international students as state's building...

Building industry leaders say knock-on effects from locking out foreign students because of the coronavirus pandemic is keeping 13,000 Victorians out of construction work. Read more ...