Stroke

Outcome Trajectories after Primary Perinatal Hemorrhagic Stroke

10 hours ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

Perinatal hemorrhagic stroke in late preterm and term neonates is understudied. We describe 2-month and 2-year neurological outcomes in a prospective cohort.
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First long-term estimates suggest link between cholesterol levels and risk of heart disease and stroke

14 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

The observational and modelling study which used individual-level data from almost 400,000 people extends existing research because it suggests that increasing levels of...
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Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

Adakveo and Oxbryta could be revolutionary treatments, but each costs about $100,000 per year and must be taken for life.
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Ischemic Stroke Risk High In Taiwan Due To Air Pollution

Ischemic Stroke Risk High In Taiwan Due To Air Pollution

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Long-term exposure to hydrocarbons in the air may be a risk factor for ischemic stroke development.
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Cholesterol Testing in 20s can Determine Your Heart Disease Risk

Cholesterol Testing in 20s can Determine Your Heart Disease Risk

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

People should get their cholesterol levels checked from their mid-20s as the readings can be used to estimate lifetime risks of heart disease and stroke, reports a new study.
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Early cholesterol checks could save your heart

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

A new study published in the journal The Lancet reports that early cholesterol checking in the 20s, for instance, would help forecast the individual's risk of ever having a...
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Time-restricted eating can help treat metabolic syndrome

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Metabolic syndrome affects nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population, and increases the risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. But lifestyle interventions such as...
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Double the number of women suffer from dementia - so why are even the lab rats in brain studies male?

3 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

Depression, stroke and dementia are twice as common in women as in men. Among Alzheimer's patients, 70 per cent are female. But according to Lynn Posluns, the driving force...
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Long-term exposure to hydrocarbons may be a risk factor for ischemic stroke

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   5 articles

Long-term exposure to hydrocarbons in the air may be a risk factor for ischemic stroke development, according to a study published December 4, 2019 in the open-access journal...
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Mobile stroke units 30 minutes faster than conventional ambulance

3 days ago   |   Healio

Mobile stroke units operating in the densely populated area of Manhattan, New York, can reduce the dispatch-to-thrombolysis time by 30 minutes compared with patients...
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Fungal Meningitis: Current Treatment Fueling Drug Resistance

Fungal Meningitis: Current Treatment Fueling Drug Resistance

The emergence of resistance to fluconazole, an anti-fungal drug that is available for cryptococcal meningitis treatment has been studied. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New Commercial

Aviation Gin nailed this one, saving Peloton Girl from herself By now, you've likely heard the backlash Peloton has gotten over their holiday ad featuring a ridiculously fit... Read more ...

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Research of the Week Time-restricted eating improves body composition, weight loss, blood lipids, blood pressure, and sleep quality in patients on statins. Social media... Read more ...

Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

Women survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, a new study suggests. Read more ...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help prevent 52,000 deaths a year

Every hour treatment of sepsis is delayed increases the risk of death by seven per cent, so early diagnosis is key. But current tests take up to three days to provide results. Read more ...

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart...

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart function in patients with Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes increases the risk of developing other chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease. But in a recent study, scientists from the University of Otago in New... Read more ...

'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung...

'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung illness epidemic

Of those hospitalized with e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses, 56 of patients in the US used products packaged as 'Dank Vapes,' a counterfeit 'brand' of THC e-cig, the CDC... Read more ...

Israeli scientists find a promising potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

Israeli scientists find a promising potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most daunting varieties of the disease, with very few people surviving beyond five years after their diagnosis. With few symptoms, most patients... Read more ...

Using Lungs from Increased-risk Donors Expands Donor Pool, Maintains Current...

Using Lungs from Increased-risk Donors Expands Donor Pool, Maintains Current Survival Rates: Study

Using lungs from donors who are considered high risk for certain infectious diseases compared to standard risk donors results in similar one-year survival for recipients. Read more ...

Cutting air pollution brings health benefits 'within WEEKS'

Cutting air pollution brings health benefits 'within WEEKS'

Research by the American Thoracic Society found when factories or roads were closed in populated areas such as the Atlanta, Georgia, and Beijing, there were less... Read more ...