Search Tag: Stroke

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Suicide Risk Higher in Stroke Survivors

2021 16 Mar

Stroke survivors may be more likely to attempt or die by suicide than people who have not had a stroke, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2021. This study will be simultaneously published in the American Heart Association's journal  Stroke . Rates of depression... Read more

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Artificial Intelligence Can Predict New Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke Risk

2021 09 Mar

A team of scientists from Geisinger and Tempus have found that artificial intelligence can predict risk of new atrial fibrillation (AF) and AF-related stroke. Their findings are published in Circulation.  Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and is associated with numerous health risks, including stroke and death. The study... Read more

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Noise Hurts the Heart

2021 02 Mar

Exposure to loud noise has long been linked to hearing loss. But noise can take a toll beyond the ears. Traffic noise, in particular, has been proven to be a physiological stressor. It is classified as the second-worst environmental stressor affecting human health. There is also significant research to show that air and road traffic noise increase... Read more

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Cardiovascular Realities 2020: Time to Act Now

2020 30 Nov

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of mortality in Europe, and World Health Organization (WHO) heart disease goals will not be achieved by 2025 unless urgent action is taken, according to the finding of a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) report. " Cardiovascular Realities 2020 " is a compendium of the latest statistics on cardiovascular... Read more

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Abnormal Nighttime Blood Pressure Levels Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke

2020 09 Nov

People who experience  high blood pressure  while sleeping are more likely to experience future cardiovascular disease especially heart failure, even when their daytime blood pressure is within normal ranges, according to new research published in the journal Circulation. Health care professionals typically use in-office and daytime blood pressure... Read more

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Strokes Associated With COVID-19 More Severe

2020 20 Jul

According to new research published in Stroke, a journal of the American Stroke Association, acute ischaemic strokes (AIS) associated with COVID-19 are more severe, lead to worse functional outcomes and are associated with higher mortality.  In “ Characteristics and Outcomes in Patients with COVID-19 and Acute Ischemic Stroke: The Global COVID-19... Read more

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COVID-19: Dangerous Cardiovascular Complications

2020 18 May

COVID-19 can cause serious cardiovascular complications including heart failure, heart attacks and blood clots that can lead to strokes, emergency medicine doctors report in a new scientific paper. They also caution that COVID-19 treatments can interact with medicines used to manage patients' existing cardiovascular conditions. The new paper from... Read more

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New-Onset of Atrial Fibrillation in the ICU: a special challenge for heart failure patients

2020 23 Apr

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heartbeat irregularity and associated with development of stroke, myocardial infarction and heart failure. Vice versa, the structural and neurohormonal changes in heart failure (HF), when the contractility of the heart muscle is reduced, make the development and progression of AF much more likely.  HF itself... Read more

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Top Heart Disease, Stroke Research Advances in 2019

2020 15 Jan

Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death worldwide. Over the years, scientific research and technological advancements in heart disease and stroke science have had a positive impact on the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.  Here is a quick overview of the biggest scientific victories achieved in 2019, as... Read more

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Long Naps, Sleep More Than Nine Hours Increases Risk of Stroke

2019 16 Dec

People who take long naps during the day or sleep nine or more hours at night may have an increased risk of stroke, according to a study published in the journal Neurology. People who took a regular midday nap lasting more than 90 minutes were 25% more likely to later have a stroke than people who took a regular nap lasting from one to 30 minutes.... Read more