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Nuts, good fats and heart health: Eating nuts twice a week lowers heart attack and stroke risk

Nuts, good fats and heart health: Eating nuts twice a week lowers heart attack and stroke risk

4 hours ago   |   Natural News

Nuts may be small in size, but these amazing superfoods pack a ton of flavor and lots of nutrients in every bite. According to a study presented at ESC Congress 2019 and the...
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Post-COVID Heart Risk; Prone Position Angio; MI Accelerates Breast Cancer

Post-COVID Heart Risk; Prone Position Angio; MI Accelerates Breast Cancer

8 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

New-onset cardiomyopathy and other potential long-term consequences of COVID-19 on the heart are emerging in case reports. COVID-related ischemic strokes were more severe and...
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High-level noise exposure linked to risk of having low birth weight babies

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Prolonged exposure to loud noise is more than annoying? it is bad for human health. Beyond the obvious potential damage to hearing, chronic noise exposure has also been linked...
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New radiotracer can directly measure synaptic changes following stroke

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A new radiotracer, 18F-SynVesT-2, can directly assess synaptic density changes in the brain, providing an objective and quantitative measure of disease progression after stroke.
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Survey: Majority of U.S. adults concerned poor health may impair life experiences

1 day ago   |   Healio

A survey conducted by the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association revealed that seven in 10 U.S. adults are concerned that poor health will prevent...
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Statin therapy less common in PAD than CHD, cerebrovascular disease

1 day ago   |   Healio

Patients with peripheral artery disease were less likely to be treated with statin therapy compared with those with cerebrovascular disease or CHD despite having a high risk...
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A Breakthrough in Parkinson Disease and New Data on Treating Stroke

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Dr Christoph Diener on the six recent neurology studies with potential impact on the field. Medscape Neurology
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Study investigates factors associated with stroke following retinal artery occlusion

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Several risk factors, including age, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and tobacco use, may be associated with increased incidence of stroke in patients with retinal artery...
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Op-Ed: Treating Stroke Requires a Team of Specialists

Op-Ed: Treating Stroke Requires a Team of Specialists

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

A woman experiencing progressive confusion, disorientation, and finally severe hallucinations was placed in a locked psychiatric unit, where she declined rapidly. Only when the...
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Roles for circulating polyunsaturated fatty acids in ischemic stroke and modifiable factors: a Mendelian randomization study

2 days ago   |   Nutrition Journal

Available data about the effects of circulating polyunsaturated fatty acids on ischemic stroke and its main risk factors remains limited and conflicting. Therefore, we...
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Florida Department of Health saboteurs are RIGGING coronavirus test results...

Florida Department of Health saboteurs are RIGGING coronavirus test results, wildly inflating infection numbers to hobble reopening efforts

A stunning investigation by Orlando Fox News affiliate Fox 35 finds that the Florida Department of Health is reporting suspiciously high “positive” rates from dozens of... Read more ...

Why Obesity May Stack the Deck for COVID-19 Risk

Why Obesity May Stack the Deck for COVID-19 Risk

It has become clearer that people who are obese are one of the groups at highest risk from the disease, regardless of their age Read more ...

Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

A Johns Hopkins University study urges universal coronavirus testing in long-term care homes after 55% of 354 patients had no symptoms at the time the tested positive for the... Read more ...

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

Snapchat has announced in-app support to its users in India who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis. Read more ...

Post-COVID Heart Risk; Prone Position Angio; MI Accelerates Breast Cancer

Post-COVID Heart Risk; Prone Position Angio; MI Accelerates Breast Cancer

New-onset cardiomyopathy and other potential long-term consequences of COVID-19 on the heart are emerging in case reports. COVID-related ischemic strokes were more severe and... Read more ...

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Prioritising the most critical services, like antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for... Read more ...

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Humans can be infected through flea bites, the cough of an infected animal or through direct contact with blood or tissue from an infected animal. Read more ...

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Women especially were more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, said new study. Read more ...

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

A new research has found that the anti-lupus drug hydroxychloroquine is a safe, and highly effective drug for preventing pregnant women at risk from having another child with... Read more ...

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Recently-approved treatments prompted an update to American College of Cardiology guidance on managing bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulation. New guidance included the... Read more ...