Stroke

Clot-busting Drug Lowers Cost in Stroke Treatment

Clot-busting Drug Lowers Cost in Stroke Treatment

13 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Tenecteplase, the newer-generation clot-busting medication fares better than the traditional treatment for ischemic strokes in key areas such as better health outcomes.
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Long-Term Neurologic Problems Rise by 7% After SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Long-Term Neurologic Problems Rise by 7% After SARS-CoV-2 Infection

16 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Risk of movement disorders, memory problems, strokes, and seizures rose 1 year after acute SARS-CoV-2 infection, an analysis of millions of U.S. veterans' records...
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Oz releases health records to spotlight Fetterman's stroke

2 days ago   |   ABC News

The Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, Dr. Mehmet Oz, has released his health records as he maneuvers to keep questions about Democratic rival John Fetterman's...
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Newer-generation clot-busting drug outperforms traditional stroke treatment in many areas

2 days ago   |   News Medical

A newer-generation clot-busting drug called tenecteplase outperforms the traditional treatment for ischemic strokes in several key areas, including better health outcomes and...
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Orlando stroke patients tune into music during recovery

3 days ago   |   Orlando Sentinel   |   2 articles

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra visited the Dr. Phillips Center this week to share a new twist in the long-established practice of music therapy.
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‘Major' sex differences in CVD presentations, hospitalization rates in ED

‘Major' sex differences in CVD presentations, hospitalization rates in ED

3 days ago   |   Healio

Data from a nationally representative sample of ED visits in the United States show persistent sex differences in the distribution of CVD presentations, hospitalization rates...
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Making Low-Dose tPA Work for Japanese DOAC Users With Ischemic Stroke

Making Low-Dose tPA Work for Japanese DOAC Users With Ischemic Stroke

4 days ago   |   MedPageToday

Despite concerns about the potential bleeding risk, IV thrombolysis could be safely given to ischemic stroke patients within a day of direct oral anticoagulant therapy...
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Many children, adolescents with sickle cell anemia still do not receive recommended care

Many children, adolescents with sickle cell anemia still do not receive recommended care

4 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Despite the severe pain and mortality risk associated with sickle cell anemia, few children undergo the recommended screening and treatment for this condition and its...
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Children With Sickle Cell Anemia Not Getting Treatments, Screening

4 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Many children with sickle cell anemia are not being screened for stroke or receiving proper medication. MDedge News
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Older adults prescribed opioids at elevated risk for CV events, especially HF

Older adults prescribed opioids at elevated risk for CV events, especially HF

4 days ago   |   Healio

Individuals aged 65 years or older who were prescribed opioids had increased risk for various CVD events, most prominently HF, researchers reported in ESC Heart...
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