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A study published in Stroke provides strong evidence for a casual, rather than associative, role of smoking in subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH). The findings suggest that SAH has more to do with external risk factors and very little to do with genetic influence. “Our study provides further evidence...
Physicians can predict a patient’s risk for ischaemic stroke based on the severity of their metabolic syndrome, according to a study published in Stroke. The study found that stroke risk increased consistently with metabolic syndrome severity even in patients without diabetes. Physicians can use...
Patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presenting with acute neurologic symptoms warrant a lower threshold for suspicion of large vessel occlusion (LVO) stroke, thus necessitating prompt workup. “To our knowledge, this is the first study to describe an association between COVID-19 and...
Women who have hot flushes and night sweats after menopause are 70% more likely to have angina, myocardial infarctions, and strokes, according to a study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics...
To keep patients and healthcare providers safe during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, while providing urgent treatment for patients with stroke, extra precautions must be taken, according to new guidelines published in the journal Stroke. The guidelines were established by the...

Conference Reports

By Eric Ramos CHICAGO -- September 7, 2020 -- Colchicine reduced the risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with chronic coronary artery disease, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2020 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress. “The trial confirmed that low-dose...
By Chris Berrie CEPAGATTI, Italy -- June 16, 2020 -- Apabetalone reduces the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) by 50% versus placebo in patients with type 2 diabetes, recent acute coronary syndrome (ACS), and chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study presented at the 2020...
By Alex Morrisson WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- May 4, 2020 -- A low-field MRI scanner is feasible for use at the bedside of patients exhibiting symptoms of stroke, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Kevin Sheth, MD, Yale School of...
By Alex Morrisson LOS ANGELES -- February 25, 2020 -- Patients undergoing carotid artery stenting to prevent recurrence of stroke who receive cilostazol tend to have a lower incidence of in-stent restenosis after 2 years, according to a study presented here at the 2020 International Stroke...
By Alex Morrisson LOS ANGELES -- February 24, 2020 -- In patients with a history of stroke or transient ischaemic attacks, reducing low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol to a goal of 70 mg/dL significantly reduces the risk of subsequent cardiovascular events, according to a study presented...

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