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Women who experience premature menopause are almost 3 times more likely to develop multiple, chronic medical problems in their 60s compared with women who went through menopause at age 50 or 51, according to a study published in Human Reproduction. “Our findings indicate that multimorbidity is...
Both women and men are significantly more likely to have a myocardial infarction (MI) or another major cardiovascular event within 30 days of having a stroke, according to a study published in Stroke. The study demonstrated for the first time that in people with no underlying heart disease, after...
A healthy sleep pattern could help offset the risk of heart disease and stroke in individuals with low, intermediate, or high genetic risk, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal. Lu Qi, MD, Tulane University Obesity Research Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, and colleagues...
Sulfonylureas and basal insulin carry a high risk of cardiovascular events, including myocardial infarction, stroke, heart failure, and amputation, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. “This calls for a paradigm shift in the treatment of type 2 diabetes,” said Matthew O’Brien, MD,...
Middle-aged women with a history of pre-eclampsia have a greater risk of stroke, but aspirin may be able to reduce the risk, according to a study published in Neurology. Low-dose aspirin treatment during pregnancy decreases the incidence of pre-eclampsia among high-risk women, but most women stop...

Conference Reports

By Eric Ramos BARCELONA, Spain -- January 26, 2020 -- Patients with new silent cerebral infarctions during revascularisation procedures for carotid artery disease appear to have worse cognitive impairment than patients who do not develop new lesions, according to a study presented here at The...
By Eric Ramos BARCELONA, Spain -- January 25, 2020 -- In a real-world setting, endovascular thrombectomy beyond 6 hours is effective and safe in patients with acute ischaemic stroke with proximal anterior vessel occlusion, according to a study presented here at The International Conference of the...
By Eric Ramos BARCELONA -- January 24, 2020 -- Implantable cardiac rhythm monitors with home-monitoring capabilities can detect episodes of atrial fibrillation, allowing adequate secondary prophylaxis in a timely fashion for patients who have experienced a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA...
By Walter Alexander ORLANDO, Fla -- December 12, 2019 -- Adding aspirin to direct oral anticoagulant therapy with no apparent indication may lead to higher bleeding rates without conferring added protection from thrombosis, according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the...
By Eric Ramos VIENNA, Austria -- December 9, 2019 -- Compared with 2-dimensional (2D) echocardiography, 3D transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) significantly improved agreement between right and left ventricular stroke volumes in healthy individuals, according to a study presented here at...

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