Stroke

Resolution of stroke care disparities depend on health system, community initiatives

Resolution of stroke care disparities depend on health system, community initiatives

8 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

LAS VEGAS - Disparities in stroke care, particularly among underrepresented populations, can be overcome through educational efforts in both the health care system and at the...
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Dual therapy for lower target LDL after stroke reduces risk for events at 5 years

Dual therapy for lower target LDL after stroke reduces risk for events at 5 years

9 hours ago   |   Healio

An LDL target of less than 70 mg/dL with ezetimibe plus statin therapy was associated with lower risk for subsequent events after stroke/transient ischemic attack at 5 years...
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Conscious sedation no better than general anesthesia in post-stroke endovascular treatment

Conscious sedation no better than general anesthesia in post-stroke endovascular treatment

1 day ago   |   Healio

Conscious sedation was not superior to general anesthesia for functional recovery in patients undergoing endovascular treatment following acute posterior circulation stroke...
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Brain stimulation combined with nasal spray containing nanoparticles can improve stroke recovery

1 day ago   |   News Medical

In a recent study, researchers from Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University and other universities in China have reported that brain stimulation combined with a nose spray...
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Study explores the role of air pollution on the trajectory of stroke

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Air pollution has been widely associated with an increased risk of stroke. A new study looks at the role of air pollution on the trajectory of stroke, including cardiovascular...
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Anemia correlates with cardiovascular disease, lower eGFR, additional adverse outcomes

Anemia correlates with cardiovascular disease, lower eGFR, additional adverse outcomes

2 days ago   |   Healio

Anemia independently correlated with lower eGFR and an increased risk of end-stage kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure and...
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AI-guided, targeted screening can detect undiagnosed AF in high-risk adults

AI-guided, targeted screening can detect undiagnosed AF in high-risk adults

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

An artificial intelligence algorithm applied to existing ECGs in adults at high risk for stroke can identify signatures of atrial fibrillation risk during normal sinus rhythm...
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Report: Less than half of children with sickle cell anemia received recommended screening and treatment

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

In 2019, less than half of children aged 2-16 years with sickle cell anemia received the recommended screening for stroke, a common complication of the disease, according to a...
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Monkeypox should be considered in high-risk populations with neurologic symptoms

Monkeypox should be considered in high-risk populations with neurologic symptoms

3 days ago   |   Healio

Monkeypox should be considered in high-risk populations who present with neurologic symptoms, warranting the need for serology and PCR testing of blood and spinal fluid...
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New Data on Stroke Recovery Patterns May Guide Rehabilitation

4 days ago   |   Medscape

Long-term recovery patterns after a stroke differ in different functional domains and vary by patient age, stroke severity, and stroke type, a new study has found. Medscape...
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