Latest Cerebral hemorrhage Stories

2006-01-03 14:20:06

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a Finnish study of 208 patients who suffered a stroke caused by a ruptured blood vessel and bleeding in the brain, regular use of moderate doses of aspirin preceding the stroke predicted a high risk of death in the first 3 months. "We believe that the untoward effect of aspirin use on short-term outcome was attributable to early enlargement of (brain bleeds) in aspirin-users," Dr. Pertti Saloheimo from Oulu University Hospital and colleagues write in...

2005-10-31 13:04:36

A large clinical trial called INTERACT, launched in China this month, will determine the effects of early intensive blood pressure lowering on death and disability in stroke patients. The INTERACT trial aims to provide reliable evidence about what is the optimal approach to managing blood pressure after intra-cerebral haemorrhage. Intra-cerebral haemorrhage is one of the most serious forms of stroke, affecting 2-3 million people worldwide each year. Most of these live in China and...

2005-09-22 13:55:00

NEW YORK - An internet-based network that allows doctors in rural hospitals to consult a stroke expert in real-time can hasten the delivery of clot-busting drugs to treat stroke patients, new research indicates. With the network, known as REACH, doctors at eight rural hospitals in Georgia were able to immediately consult a stroke expert at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG). The system, which incorporates a video feed, allows the consultant to examine the patient and view the CT scan and...

2005-09-09 15:38:18

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many young adults who suffer bleeding in the brain, a type of stroke, have risk factors that could be modified, researchers report. This suggests that these strokes might often be preventable. Dr. Edward Feldmann, of Brown Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island, and colleagues examined risk factors for bleeding strokes using data from the Hemorrhagic Stroke Project. Their analysis, reported in the American Heart Associations journal Stroke, compared...

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