Stroke

A Comparison of the Responsiveness of the Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke and the Berg Balance Scale in Patients With Severe Balance Deficits After Stroke

A Comparison of the Responsiveness of the Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke and the Berg Balance Scale in Patients With Severe Balance Deficits After Stroke

11 hours ago   |   LWW

Background and Purpose: Previous evidence that the Postural Assessment Scale for Stroke and the Berg Balance Scale have similar responsiveness is doubtful. Compared with the...
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Combination of Chikungunya and Zika Virus Linked to Stroke

Combination of Chikungunya and Zika Virus Linked to Stroke

17 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Combination of zika virus and chikungunya virus is found to trigger stroke. Stroke following zika and chikungunya virus can be deadly and also result in death.
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Combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A deadly combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke, new research published in the The Lancet Neurology has found.
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Mosquito-borne viruses linked to stroke

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A deadly combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke, new research has found.
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Ticagrelor plus aspirin reduces ischemic limb events in diabetes, stable CAD: THEMIS

1 day ago   |   Healio

Among patients with diabetes and stable CAD, ticagrelor plus aspirin reduced ischemic limb events compared with aspirin alone, according to new data from the THEMIS randomized...
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Author Response to Budhram, et al

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Neurology   |   2 articles

We would like to thank Budhram et al. for their interest in our report, “A Stroke Mimic: Anti-MOG Antibody-Associated Disorder Presenting as Acute Hemiparesis.”1 As the authors...
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Stroke Scans Reveal COVID-19 Infection

Stroke Scans Reveal COVID-19 Infection

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   4 articles

COVID-19 can be diagnosed on the same emergency scans including computed tomography of the head and neck blood vessels that are intended to diagnose stroke.
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Reproductive Life Span May Affect a Woman's Heart Risks

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Women with a shorter time between menarche and menopause were at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke.
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COVID-19 could be diagnosed using stroke scans

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

New research from King's College London has found that COVID-19 may be diagnosed on the same emergency scans intended to diagnose stroke.
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Smoking linked to bleeding in the brain in large, long-term study of twins

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Researchers in Finland found a link between smoking and subarachnoid hemorrhage , a type of bleeding stroke, in a study of more than 16,000 pairs of twins over 42 years. The...
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CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

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Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

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Andhra Continues to Log Higher COVID-19 Recoveries

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Use of the BESTest and the Mini-BESTest for Fall Risk Prediction in...

Use of the BESTest and the Mini-BESTest for Fall Risk Prediction in Community-Dwelling Older Adults Between 60 and 102 Years of Age

Background and Purpose: Reference values for the Balance Evaluation Systems Test and the Mini-Balance Evaluation Systems Test need to be established to predict falls in older... Read more ...

Around 93K COVID-19 Cases Take India Tally Across 53L

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US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

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Cancer Patients May Not Have Higher COVID-19 Risk: Study

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Up to 50% of people may already have immune cells that could fight coronavirus

Up to 50% of people may already have immune cells that could fight coronavirus

Tests done on donated blood in the US found that about 50 percent of the samples had immune T cells that reacted to coronavirus. Immune cells to similar viruses might protect... Read more ...