Stroke

High-intensity step training improves walking skills after stroke

11 minutes ago   |   Healio

Patients with chronic stroke who participated in high-intensity step training had greater improvements in gait symmetry and walking ability compared with those who participated...
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Mother tells how she suffered a stroke on her BIRTHDAY in Lanzarote

Mother tells how she suffered a stroke on her BIRTHDAY in Lanzarote

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Elizabeth Frost, 49, thought the heat on a week-long break to Lanzarote with her friend Lisa Coles was to blame for her persistent headaches.
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High-intensity Step Training Promotes Stroke Survivors' Walking Skills

High-intensity Step Training Promotes Stroke Survivors' Walking Skills

8 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

High-intensity step training that imitates real-world conditions help improve walking ability in stroke survivors than traditional, low-impact training, finds a new study.
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This Daily Pill Cut Heart Attacks by Half. Why Isn't Everyone Getting It?

16 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   5 articles

‘Polypills' of generic drugs may dramatically reduce heart attacks and strokes in poor countries, a new study suggests. Some experts still aren't enthusiastic.
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DR MAX PEMBERTON: The four-in-one pill is no magic bullet

DR MAX PEMBERTON: The four-in-one pill is no magic bullet

16 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   5 articles

DR MAX: This is one tablet that combines four different medications which, it is claimed, could nearly halve the risk of heart attacks and strokes in middle-aged and older...
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Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study finds

16 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   5 articles

Cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, study finds
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Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease

20 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

It's no secret that air pollution isn't good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been...
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Operator experience not tied to outcomes after left atrial appendage occlusion

21 hours ago   |   Healio

In a single-center study, there was no difference in outcomes after left atrial appendage occlusion according to operator volume. The researchers analyzed 425 consecutive...
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Stroke risk increases after electrical LAA isolation

21 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Electrical isolation of the left atrial appendage increased the risk for stroke, which can be reduced with left atrial appendage occlusion or uninterrupted oral...
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Antiplatelet therapy reduces stroke risk at 2 years in patients with AF undergoing TAVR

21 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

In patients with prior atrial fibrillation undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement, 6 months of uninterrupted antiplatelet therapy, with or without concomitant oral...
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Pollution causes rates of angioplasties to spiral, say scientists

Doctors at the University Hospital in Krakow used data from nearly 16,000 patients who had undergone the operation, which is often dished out as an emergency surgery to treat a... Read more ...

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Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more

Researchers at The University College London blamed athletes' heavy use of sports drinks, gels and bars which can be high in sugar. Many athletes endorse such products. Read more ...

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New Method Helps Detect Unreported Zika Outbreaks

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How the Sun's Rays Damage the Skin?

Ultraviolet radiation given off by the sun, damages our skin by weakening the bonds between cells in the top layer of skin and affecting proteins that help the cells to adhere... Read more ...

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Antiviral Drug Development Targeting Measles Virus Polymerase

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