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Head positioning during acute stroke treatment shows no clear benefit | ISC
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Head positioning during acute stroke treatment shows no clear benefit | ISC

More than 11,000 patients were randomized to the flat or sitting positions.

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Restarting oral anticoagulation after intracerebral hemorrhage associated with decreased mortality | ISC

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Afib: NOACs, VKAs equally effective for stroke, GI bleeding higher with NOACs

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Stroke risk higher within 3 months of herpes zoster infection

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Blacks, Hispanics, women and ‘stroke belters’ are less likely to get tPA | ISC

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Epilepsy in the elderly linked to increased ischemic stroke | ISC

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Are anxiety disorders significant predictors of stroke?

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Children more likely than adults to report a headache at stroke onset | ISC

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Psychiatric illness may increase stroke risk | ISC

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Professional & Business

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Wait for surgery is too long, says Royal College

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Children’s daily sugar intake equivalent to 20 chocolate chip biscuits

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30% of neonatal unit admissions may be unnecessary

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BMA survey: 42% of European GPs may leave UK

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Rise in A&E referrals from NHS 111 service

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One-off screening test cuts bowel cancer risk by third, study shows

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Rivaroxaban vs dabigatran or warfarin in the real world: which one wins?

Spoiler: It depends.

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END linked to FLAIR imaging feature in patients with stroke

This imaging feature is often observed in patients with stroke, but has unclear clinical relevance.

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Is pre-eclampsia a risk factor for later cardiovascular disease?
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Is pre-eclampsia a risk factor for later cardiovascular disease?

Experts call for improved monitoring of patients who experienced pre-eclampisa in pregnancy.

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‘Bleeding stroke’ survivors at higher risk of depression, dementia | ISC
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‘Bleeding stroke’ survivors at higher risk of depression, dementia | ISC

Previous studies of depression and stroke have focused on ischemic stroke.

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Heart risks in middle age boost dementia risk later in life | ISC
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Heart risks in middle age boost dementia risk later in life | ISC

Risk was 39% higher in people with high blood pressure in middle age and 31% higher in those with pre-hypertension.

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MCA stroke: 3 factors predict mortality after IVT

Most analyses of stroke mortality do not distinguish by brain area or treatment type.

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Age interacts with dabigatran in bleeding risk

Lower dose for elderly patients may be warranted.

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Rating your doctor

Rating will help individual or a service to develop in a positive manner

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Rare disease alliance calls for minimum 3-fold increase in annual drug approvals
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Rare disease alliance calls for minimum 3-fold increase in annual drug approvals

EURORDIS, which represents 700 rare disease patient organisations, says it will not take no for an answer.

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European Medicines Agency broadens public access to drug data
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European Medicines Agency broadens public access to drug data

The EMA has launched a public consultation on the revised policy which will extend the scope of access to include explicitly corporate documents.

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Female life expectancy could exceed 90 years by 2030
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Female life expectancy could exceed 90 years by 2030

Experts are warning that policies must be put in place to support the growing older population.

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Stroke: MRI findings predict dysphagia, dysarthria, and aphasia

Early identification of these stroke-associated conditions may assist treatment management.

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Of the NOACs, apixaban is linked to lower bleeding risk, especially in women

Also associated with a lower risk for nonpersistence in nonvalvular Afib.

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Stroke: ASL-identified collateral vessels linked to favorable neurologic outcomes

ASL is a new technique for collateral detection and outcome prediction.

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