Stroke and Cognition

Women get half the number of heart attack treatments as men
October 15, 2019
Women receive poorer heart attack treatment than men, even when rates of diagnosis are the same, according to new research.
Tissue damage caused by a heart attack to be reduced by 30%?
October 15, 2019
A heart attack is caused by a clot that blocks the artery blood flow. Under these conditions, the affected tissues undergo a rapid necrosis. But why? Scientists discovered that the synthesis of a lipid provokes the necrosis. This lipid accumulates in the absence of oxygen and blocks cellular functio...
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Underuse of lifesaving drugs after heart attacks
October 10, 2019
Many heart attack patients in China fail to receive beta-blockers which could prevent another event and save their life.
Paclitaxel-coated devices are safe for unblocking arteries in lower limbs, study suggests
October 9, 2019
A study of nearly 65,000 people suggests that devices coated with a drug called paclitaxel that are used for widening blocked arteries in legs and feet are safe and not linked to an increase in deaths -- a finding that contradicts smaller studies that led to the FDA issuing a safety alert about the ...
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Early menopause predictor of heart disease
October 4, 2019
Women who reach menopause before the age of 50 have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to researchers.
Low birth weight linked to cardiovascular risk
October 3, 2019
In a recent study, researchers discovered that if children had a low birth weight, they were more likely to exhibit cardiovascular risk factors in fifth grade.
Tooth loss associated with higher risk of heart disease
October 3, 2019
Adults who have lost teeth due to nontraumatic reasons may have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Canadians told to stop taking aspirin to prevent first heart attack, stroke
October 2, 2019
If you've never had a heart attack or stroke, you likely should not be taking aspirin to prevent them, according to new research. Researchers reviewed three large, randomized, placebo-controlled studies published in 2018 that showed the risk of major internal bleeding associated with taking an aspir...
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Sleeping less than 6 hours and heart disease, stroke — deadly combo
October 2, 2019
Middle-aged adults with high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke could be at high risk for cancer and early death when sleeping less than six hours per day, according to new research published in the , the open access journal of the American Heart Association.
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Cerebral reperfusion of reading network predicts recovery of reading ability after stroke
October 1, 2019
A team of New Jersey stroke researchers has linked recovery of reading and language competence with cerebral blood flow in the left reading network. Their findings may contribute to new approaches to identifying and treating reading deficits after stroke. The open access article, "Cerebral perfus...
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