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New technology for advanced health monitoring of stroke survivors patented in Lithuania

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Group of biomedical engineers from biotech company Gruppo Fos Lithuania together with researchers at Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuanian University of Health...
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Pre-TAVR Double BASILICA Can Spell Double Trouble

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Lacerating the right and left leaflets was linked with lower survival and lower survival free from coronary obstruction and stroke, VIVID registry data show. Medscape Medical News
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Global COVID-19 registry finds strokes associated with COVID-19 are more severe, have worse outcomes and higher mortality

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   20 articles

Patients with COVID-19 who have an acute ischemic stroke experience more severe strokes, have worse functional outcomes and are more likely to die of stroke than AIS patients...
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Charity warns of a catastrophic knock on effect for stroke research due to pandemic

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Almost three quarters of stroke research projects funded by the Stroke Association have been suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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A novel therapeutic target for recovery after stroke

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have discovered a new mechanism to explain the effects of subcortical strokes and a new possible therapeutic approach.
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A Personal Approach to Stroke Treatment

1 day ago   |   MedlinePlus

Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke , Stroke Rehabilitation
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Elderly patients who have undergone surgery are more prone to "silent" strokes, caution scientists

Elderly patients who have undergone surgery are more prone to "silent" strokes, caution scientists

2 days ago   |   Natural News

Going under the knife has its risks. For older adults, however, that risk includes having a stroke without even realizing it. In a study published in the Lancet, a team of...
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Among older adults, statin use tied to decreased risk of early death

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

Researchers are shedding new light on the role statins may play for older adults who have not yet experienced a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular event.
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Stroke risk higher in COVID-19 vs. influenza

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Patients who visited the ED or were hospitalized for COVID-19 had a higher risk for ischemic stroke compared with those with ED visits or hospitalizations for influenza...
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LAAO vs DOAC: PRAGUE-17 Falls Short

2 days ago   |   Medscape

A comparison of left atrial appendage closure and direct oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation exposes the holes in noninferiority trial design...
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COVID-19 in New York: Confirmed Cases Top 400,000

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Novel Drug Candidate may Develop Effective Treatments for Brain Disorders

Novel chemical compound discovered has the potential to become a new drug for the treatment of core symptoms of brain disorders such as Down syndrome and autism, reports a new... Read more ...

Why Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine are Ineffective Against COVID-19

Why Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine are Ineffective Against COVID-19

Lopinavir and Hydroxychloroquine do not work on COVID-19 because the concentration of both these drugs in the lungs of patients are not sufficient to fight the infection... Read more ...

COVID-19 Infection can be Transmitted in the Womb, Study

COVID-19 Infection can be Transmitted in the Womb, Study

Intrauterine transmission of COVID-19 infection from mother to baby can be confirmed based on immunohistochemical and ultrastructural evidence of SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid... Read more ...

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New Cancer Vaccine: Fresh Insights

Scientists are ready to trial a new cancer vaccine in humans following the successful outcome of their preclinical studies. The new cancer vaccine has the potential to treat a... Read more ...