New data show that stroke deaths are increasing and happening to a much younger demographic.
FDA approves nonsurgical Amplatzer PFO Occluder to close a patent foramen ovale and reduce the risk of stroke.
Tailoring treatment based on genetics and medical history may be preferable for patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome who face lifelong...
Government and Regulations
Study results find little to no difference in blood pressure levels based on severity of stroke treatment.
A tool that identifies heat injuries early can avoid the progression of symptoms from heat stress to heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Assessing “heart age” may prevent patients from dying of a heart attack or stroke.
A new composite measure that combines TTR with INR variability appears to be more accurate than either of these individual tests at monitoring...
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A man presented with encephalopathy, hearing loss, and branch retinal artery occlusions.
How would you treat the patient?
What’s “Real” QOL for AFib Patients?; Stroke Risk and Later Dementia; Encouraging Herpes Zoster Vaccinations
When a patient with atrial fibrillation (AFib) is asked questions about health, such as “Are you bothered by palpitations?” and “Are you limited...
The Effects of the Age-Related Eye Disease Study Vitamins on International Normalized Ratios in Patients Taking Warfarin
Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is a major cause of visual impairment and blindness, affecting 1.75 million individuals in the United...