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Stroke, Cancer And Death More Likely In Those With Severe Sleep Apnea

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released a 20 year follow-up study of sleep apnea which reveals that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated...

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2014-04-15 23:15:58

Passages Malibu issues statement on research published by the American Heart Association. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The risk of stoke jumps dramatically 24 hours after the use of cocaine, according to new research presented on February 12th at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014. When compared to other factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and cigarettes, acute cocaine use places users at far great risk for having a stroke. The study...

2014-04-09 10:49:01

Underlying factors behind this association warrant further attention, say authors Current and recent use of painkillers/anti-inflammatories may be linked to a heightened risk of an irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) among older adults, finds a large population study published in the online journal BMJ Open. Atrial fibrillation has itself been linked to stroke, heart failure, and reduced life expectancy, while previously published research has linked the use of non-steroidal...

2014-04-08 12:31:49

Three pivotal trials showed PRADAXA as non-inferior to warfarin in reduction of DVT and PE recurrence; fourth pivotal trial showed PRADAXA reduced risk of recurrence by 92 percent compared to placebo RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Pradaxa(®) (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) for the treatment of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in...

2014-04-07 08:31:34

Three pivotal trials showed PRADAXA as non-inferior to warfarin in reduction of DVT and PE recurrence; fourth pivotal trial showed PRADAXA reduced risk of recurrence by 92 percent compared to placebo RIDGEFIELD, Conn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Pradaxa(®) (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) for the treatment of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in...

Insomnia Linked To Stroke, More S0 For Diabetics
2014-04-04 10:32:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you’re having trouble sleeping at night, here’s one more thing to keep you awake – insomnia can lead to an increased risk of stroke. According to a new report in Stroke, a journal of the American Heart Association, Taiwan-based research revealed that insomnia raised the chance of hospitalization due to stroke by 54 percent over the course of four years. The study also said the frequency of stroke was eight times greater for...

2014-04-03 13:07:48

Study finds increased risk of stroke following shingles, suggests antiviral treatment may Patients' risk of stroke significantly increased following the first signs of shingles, but antiviral drugs appeared to offer some protection, according to a new study in Clinical Infectious Diseases, now available online. People with shingles, an often painful skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox, had a higher stroke risk in the first 6 months after shingles symptoms appeared;...

2014-04-02 08:33:54

Study Identifies People with Unknown Atrial Fibrillation at High Risk of Stroke SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AliveCor, Inc. announced today the online publication of study results of the SEARCH-AF study. The SEARCH-AF study conducted in Australia screened 1,000 customers over 65 years old for an abnormal heart rhythm, atrial fibrillation (AF), in 10 community pharmacies in suburban Sydney, Australia. The AliveCor® Heart Monitor was used to capture 30-60 second ECG...

2014-04-02 08:32:43

MUNICH, Germany, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For European Media Only, Not for UK Media Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disorder[1] resulting in a five-fold increased risk of stroke compared with the general population[2] Daiichi Sankyo today announced its commitment to extend the PREvention oF thromboembolic events - European Registry in Atrial Fibrillation (PREFER in AF). The extension of the registry will include a specific...

2014-04-01 23:31:07

The DrugRisk Center is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugRisk.com have added updated information to the site for patients who have used testosterone replacement therapy, or “low-T” drugs. A number of cases alleging the drugs caused heart attacks or stroke have been consolidated to a central federal court*....

2014-04-01 23:01:39

Susquehanna Health (SH) Cardiologist Dr. Liran Blum said new guidelines established by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) regarding the recommended use of cholesterol-reducing drugs called statins are appropriate and should be viewed primarily as guidelines when determining a patient’s course of treatment for the prevention of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks or strokes. “I think the guidelines and the recent [Duke University] study...


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Stroke
2012-05-02 19:35:56

Stroke is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. As of May 2012, the current editor-in-chief is Marc Fisher (University of Massachusetts Medical School). Stroke covers research on cerebral circulation and related diseases, including clinical research on assessment of risk for stroke, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment, as well as rehabilitation. The audience base for Stroke includes neurologists,...

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