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Stroke: high-dose statin therapy may improve short-term prognosis

Meta-analysis evaluates the effectiveness of high-dose statins in acute phase of ischaemic stroke.

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Trump fires US Surgeon General

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Stroke: how does intra-arterial treatment affect QoL?

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Doctor jailed for treating alleged members of armed groups

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Stroke: should BP abnormalities delay intra-arterial treatment?

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Stroke recurrence: is clopidogrel/aspirin worth the bleeding risk?

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Stroke: ICH outcomes linked to cholesterol levels

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Rivaroxaban vs dabigatran or warfarin: which is better for stroke prevention in Afib?

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Stroke mortality associated with low magnesium levels

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Plain cigarette packs may slash smoking rates by 300,000, says review

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Patients struggling with GP access

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‘Labyrinthine’ health system holding back HIV care

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RCGP launches six-step election manifesto

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GPs in England often miss cancer symptoms, says study

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Concern among doctors over DVLA requests

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FDA issues warning to 14 companies for false cancer cure claims
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FDA issues warning to 14 companies for false cancer cure claims

Failure to correct the violations promptly could result in legal action.

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Stroke: ADAPT appears safe, effective for EVT

Study supports use of the technique, identifies predictors of successful reperfusion.

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The general election and the NHS

Need to raise the profile of the future of NHS in this general election campaign

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World Medical Association to tackle widespread harassment in the medical workplace
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World Medical Association to tackle widespread harassment in the medical workplace

The WMA Council will present a new policy document on the issue to the October meeting of the General Assembly.

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Stroke mortality linked to copeptin, NT-proBNP

Accurate biological markers for stroke mortality are needed.

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World Medical Association condemns detention of Turkish doctor
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World Medical Association condemns detention of Turkish doctor

The Association is calling for the immediate release of Dr. Serdar Küni, who was arrested for providing treatment to alleged members of Kurdish armed groups.

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New digital tool generates personalised exercise prescriptions to prevent CVD events
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New digital tool generates personalised exercise prescriptions to prevent CVD events

Experts say the tool will allow doctors to prescribe exercise interventions with much greater clinical benefits in the future.

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Stroke: EVT appears safe, effective in elderly patients

Study sheds light on a population often excluded from clinical trials.

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Human, economic tolls of neurologic diseases underscore need for action

Intensified efforts will be needed to address growing human and economic burdens in the US.

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Diet drinks linked to stroke and dementia
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Diet drinks linked to stroke and dementia

The analysis of the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort found a three-fold increased risk of stroke and dementia with daily consumption.

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Half of patients are willing to replace doctors with robots
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Half of patients are willing to replace doctors with robots

A new survey looking at patient acceptance of artificial intelligence in the healthcare sector has produced interesting findings.

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Do embolic protection devices offer real protection in TAVI?

Not according to a meta-analysis, which found similar rates of new ischemic lesions regardless of EPD use.

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European doctors association publishes policy position on off-label use of medicines
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European doctors association publishes policy position on off-label use of medicines

The Standing Committee of European Doctors reminds physicians that they have a duty to inform the patient before a product is used off-label.

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ESUS: brain ischemia recurrence correlates with lipid variables

Study examines risk factors for recurrence in patients with embolic stroke of undetermined source.

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