Demo

864 Articles Matching "stroke"

Stroke Patients Treated At A Teaching Hospital Are Less Likely To Be Readmitted

Aug 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Stroke patients appear to receive better care at teaching hospitals with less of a chance of landing back in a hospital during the early stages of recovery, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The study, published today in JAMA Network......
Read more

‘Delay, Deny And Hope You Die’: NFL’s Byzantine Rules Stymie Ex-Players Seeking Health Benefits

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
But Paul Scott, who worked as the NFL's benefit plan point person, wants to change that. He's hoping to help former players through the application process to get the disability benefits they've earned. Meanwhile, experts find fault in the way the University of Maryland treated football player Jordan McNair when he suffered from heatstroke, which led to his...
Read more

How much exercise you really need

Aug 15, 2018 , CNN Health
The benefits of exercise are widely known: it helps you live longer and lowers risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. A new study published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry journal suggests that when done in moderation, it leads to better mental health as well....
Read more

Study reveals how much exercise you really need

Aug 10, 2018 , CNN Health
The benefits of exercise are widely known: it helps you live longer and lowers risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. A new study published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry journal suggests that when done in moderation, it leads to better mental health as well....
Read more

Exercise is good for your body and your mind, study says

Aug 09, 2018 , CNN Health
The benefits of exercise are widely known: it helps you live longer and lowers risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. A new study published Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry journal suggests that when done in moderation, it leads to better mental health as well....
Read more
Banner Health Children

Without Opioids For Back Pain, Patients Explore Dangerous Treatment Banned In Other Countries

Aug 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Pfizer, faced with hundreds of complaints related to the injections of Depo-Medrol, asked the FDA to ban its treatment five years ago, citing risk of blindness, stroke, paralysis and death. The FDA declined to issue a ban. Also on the opioid epidemic, there's news on prescription drug monitoring and lawmakers' objections to the federal government's decision to withhold millions to fight the public health...
Read more

“Nudging” Doctors To Prescribe Cholesterol-Lowering Statins Triples Prescription Rates

Jul 28, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Pairing an online patient dashboard with “nudges” to doctors tripled statin prescribing rates in a clinical trial led by Penn Medicine researchers. Cholesterol-lowering statins such as atorvastatin and simvastatin are known to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and associated deaths, and are relatively......
Read more

Feel Lightheaded When Standing Up? You May Have A Greater Risk Of Dementia

Jul 27, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
People who feel faint, dizzy or lightheaded when standing up may be experiencing a sudden drop in blood pressure called orthostatic hypotension. Now a new study says middle-aged people who experience such a drop may have a greater risk of developing dementia or stroke decades later. The study is pub......
Read more

Lovenox vs. Coumadin

Jul 27, 2018 , RxList
Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium) and Coumadin (warfarin) are blood thinners (anticoagulants) used to prevent blood clots and to reduce or prevent the chance of developing heart attacks (myocardial infarctions), strokes, and venous and other blood clots (deep venous thrombosis [DVTs], pulmonary emboli and thrombi produced with atrial...
Read more

Omega 3 Supplements Have Little Or No Heart Or Vascular Health Benefit

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New evidence published today shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death. Omega 3 is a type of fat. Small amounts of omega 3 fats are essential for good health, and they can be found in the food that we eat. The main types of ......
Read more

Aphasia: A Disruption In Communication

Jul 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Ever heard of aphasia? Most people who are familiar with the term associate it with stroke (i.e., brain damage caused by disrupted blood flow to the brain). But aphasia, an impairment of language, is not always caused by stroke. Really, a variety of brain conditions, including neurodegenerative dis......
Read more
Demo

Ebola survivors suffer severe mental and neurological problems

Jul 12, 2018 , Reuters
People who survive the deadly Ebola virus can continue to suffer severe psychiatric and neurological problems including depression, debilitating migraines, nerve pain and stroke, according to a study published on Wednesday....
Read more

Plavix vs. Coumadin

Jul 12, 2018 , RxList
Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium) and Coumadin (warfarin) are blood thinners (anticoagulants) used to prevent blood clots and to reduce or prevent the chance of developing heart attacks (myocardial infarctions), strokes, and venous and other blood clots (deep venous thrombosis [DVTs], pulmonary emboli and thrombi produced with atrial...
Read more

Scientists Invent Imagination Booster For Post-Stroke Patients

Jul 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) in collaboration with neurophysiologists from Sechenov Institute of evolutionary physiology and biochemistry formed the innovative startup iBrain have developed a unique play structure for post-stroke patients rehabilitation......
Read more

No Scientific Proof That Multivitamins Promote Heart Health

Jul 12, 2018 , RxList
Taking multivitamin/mineral (MVM) supplements does not prevent myocardial infarction, stroke, or death from a cardiovascular cause, according to a comprehensive meta-analytic review of relevant...
Read more

Plavix vs. Eliquis

Jul 12, 2018 , RxList
Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) and Eliquis (apixaban) are anticoagulants (blood thinners) that inhibit aspects of blood clotting and are used to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial...
Read more

PTSD raises heart and stroke risk in World Trade Center cleanup crews

Jul 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than 16 years after cleanup was completed at the site of the September 11, 2001 attack on New York City's World Trade Center complex, many who worked at the disaster site still struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and may also have an elevated risk of heart attack and stroke as a result, researchers say....
Read more

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Jul 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among transgender women, one of the largest studies of transgender patients has concluded....
Read more

As Temperatures Soar, Study Warns of Fatal Heat Stroke at Work

Jul 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: As Temperatures Soar, Study Warns of Fatal Heat Stroke at WorkCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/6/2018 12:00:00...
Read more

Minor stroke needs quick medical attention, too

Jul 04, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Minor strokes and "mini-strokes," or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), need early medical attention, just like major strokes, but a public education campaign in the UK had little success convincing the public to act fast after these events....
Read more