Ginkgo biloba extract, along with aspiring, may help cognition in acute ischemic stroke patients.
Use of PPIs was associated with increased risks of first -time ischemic stroke and MI, particularly among long -term users and at high doses.
Patients who discontinued aspirin use experience a higher risk of cardiovascular events.
A 55-year-old man with a history of hypertension and migraines is sent by his primary care provider to the emergency department for a spinal tap to rule out meningitis.
Birth in a high stroke mortality state was associated with a significantly increased risk of dementia.
The incidence of all strokes decreased over time in men, but not women, due to a decrease in ischemic stroke.
Stopping statin therapy 3 to 6 months after an initial ischemic stroke may increase risk of a recurrent stroke.
Researchers sought to examine the link between intelligence scores during childhood and leading causes of death during the life course.
The most effective programs offered patients exercises aimed at strength, balance, stretching, and aerobic fitness.
Rivaroxaban once daily and dabigatran twice daily showed evidence of lower thromboembolic rates.
Women with a good recovery after stroke and a moderate level of optimism had a 0.40‐fold reduction in the odds of developing new-onset poststroke depression.
Surgical patients with a history of migraine have an increased risk of perioperative ischemic stroke and a higher 30-day hospital readmission rate.
A clinician sends an 18-year-old patient for a same-day MRI but forgets to review the results with the same urgency.
Specific patient characteristics predicted the type of therapy more likely to be prescribed.
Reductions in disease risk were observed for an intake as high as 7.5 servings of whole grains per day.
Researchers found that mortality rates dropped less than 1% between 2011 and 2014.
For patients with intracerebral hemorrhage, intensive blood pressure reduction has similar outcomes compared with standard treatment.
About 90% of global stroke burden can be linked to modifiable risk factors.
Levonorgestrel, low-dose estrogen associated with lower risk for adverse vascular events among oral contraceptivesJune 04, 2016
Compared with other estrogen doses and progestogen types, low-dose estrogen with levonorgestrel had a decreased risk of adverse events.
Aspirin significantly reduces the risk of a recurrent stroke 6 weeks after a transient ischemic attack or minor stroke.
For patients with basilar or hemiplegic migraines, two common migraine medications do not increase the risk of stroke and cardiovascular events.
Researchers found a statistically significant link between modified DASH diet score and risk of ischemic stroke.
Although pioglitazone decreased the risk of stroke and myocardial infarction in this population, it elevated the risk of weight gain, edema, and bone fracture.
Stroke severity was reduced in aspirin users with large artery atherosclerosis.
Multiple considerations come into play when choosing anticoagulant therapy for a patient with atrial fibrillation, a condition that greatly increases the risk for stroke.
Investigators found an increased risk of ischemic stroke among all patients within 21 days following initiation of alpha-blocker therapy.
Risk of stroke and myocardial infarction may be more than double in the first week following a shingles diagnosis in elderly patients.
Stroke risk increased for three months immediately following a shingles diagnosis, with a two-fold risk during the first week.
According to research published in the journal Neurology, children who have had infections or who have not received their vaccinations are at a higher risk for stroke.
High stress jobs are associated with a 22% higher risk of stroke, and were 58% more likely to have an ischemic stroke.