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Drinking coffee, having sex and even blowing your nose could all temporarily raise your risk of rupturing a brain aneurysm and suffering a stroke, according to a new study.
Can drinking coffee kill you? How about strenuous exercise or blowing your nose? These and other seemingly benign activities that we engage in everyday may just trigger a specific kind of stroke after raising your blood pressure.
Women who develop cerebral aneurysms are less likely to have taken the oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy.
Study Highlights: - Drinking coffee and having sex are among eight "triggers" that appear to temporarily raise the risk of rupturing a brain aneurysm and suffering a stroke. - Other triggers include exercising vigorously, drinking cola, blowing your nose, straining to defecate, being suddenly startled or angry. - All triggers may result in a temporary increase in blood pressure DALLAS, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From drinking coffee to having sex to blowing your nose, you could...
On the cover of a recent edition of Neurosurgery, the highest circulation medical journal in the field, readers saw an artist's intricate depiction of the high-flow brain bypass technique developed by SLU professor of neurosurgery, Saleem Abdulrauf, M.D.
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SILVER SPRING, Md., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new device that provides neurointerventional surgeons with another tool to treat brain aneurysms without performing open surgery.
MAPLE GROVE, Minn., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroVasx announced today that the FDA has approved the cPAX Aneurysm Treatment System as a Humanitarian Use Device (HDE) for the treatment of large, giant and wide-neck cerebral aneurysms, which are typically the most difficult to treat.
From the invention of angioplasty and the catheter-delivered stent, which were both first used to treat peripheral arterial disease in the legs, to drug-coated stents, balloon angioplasty, ozone generators and radiofrequency ablation and clot-removing devices of today â€“ interventional radiologists have continued to shape and change the medical landscape and improve patient care.
Option for those at greater risk for stroke during standard bypass surgery SILVER SPRING, Md., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
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