Stroke

New Data May Support Off-Label Thrombectomy in Pediatric Stroke

10 minutes ago   |   Medscape

In the absence of high-level evidence, new registry data appear to support off-label use of mechanical thrombectomy in childhood stroke. Medscape Medical News
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Frequent drinking strongest risk factor for atrial fibrillation

32 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   6 articles

A new study published on October 17, 2019, in the journal EP Europace, shows that people who drink alcohol almost every day, even in small amounts, are more at risk to develop...
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PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

2 hours ago   |   Web MD   |   2 articles

Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests.
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Young adults with PTSD at elevated risk for stroke by middle age

7 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Young adults who develop PTSD have a greater risk for transient ischemic attack and ischemic stroke, independent of established risk factors, coexisting psychiatric disorders...
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Frequent drinking is 'a bigger risk to health than binge drinking', study claims

Frequent drinking is 'a bigger risk to health than binge drinking', study claims

9 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Researchers in South Korea studied drinking habits of almost 10million people. The number of times a person drank over the week raised risk of atrial fibrillation - which can...
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Young adults with PTSD more likely to experience a stroke event by middle age

10 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Young adults who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder may be more likely to experience a transient ischemic attack or major stroke event by middle age, raising the risk as...
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UCI Health physician discusses causes and treatments for migraines

1 day ago   |   UC Irvine Health

IN THE NEWS: Nearly everyone has had a migraine at some point in life. However, misinformation often surrounds the condition, which is often undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or not...
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I Had An Aneurysm Rupture In My 30s

I Had An Aneurysm Rupture In My 30s

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

At the age of 34, I suffered an aneurysm rupture on the right side of my brain, then a stroke on my left side, then my brain began to swell. Ten months have passed since my...
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How Well Does Stroke Thrombectomy Work for Children?

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

Multicenter study suggests most recover with little disability
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Working 10 hours or more a day can lead to greater risks of stroke, study finds

2 days ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

For people who regularly work long hours - defined as more than 10 hours a day for at least 50 days a year - a recent study suggests an increased risk of stroke.
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Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Nearly all foods made for babies contain at least one toxic heavy metal that can harm brain development, according to a large new study that tested 13 different types of baby... Read more ...

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Being calm and mature as teen were each associated with roughly a 10% reduction in adult dementia risk. Read more ...

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests. Read more ...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex Azar Argues at TIME 100 Health Summit

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called Medicare for All a “utopian” and “simplistic” approach to health care that would actually become... Read more ...

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's report on violent deaths shows that while homicides have fallen since 2000, suicides among 10- to 24-year-olds have risen sharply. Read more ...

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

The majority of baby food sold in the United States contains lead, arsenic, cadmium, and/or mercury According to a new report released on Thursday, October 17, 2019, the food... Read more ...

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Cigarette smoking has been proved fatal time and again, and now this notorious habit is linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Read more ...

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD affected people have a staggering 1.8 times the risk of having any infection compared with those without PTSD. Read more ...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking years off people's lives'

A new study from Oregon State University found, in research conducted on flies, that blue light emitted from smartphones damages brain neurons as well as the retina at the back... Read more ...

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Congratulations to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds on the arrival of their third little girl Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are notoriously private about their personal lives... Read more ...