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New study provides both good and bad news about transient ischemic attacks

Study findings released Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) hold both good news and bad news about transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), which are harbingers of subsequent strokes. Sudha Seshadri, MD, professor of neurology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio...

‘Post-acute COVID-19 syndrome’ likely to substantially impact NHS in England

Researchers in the UK have warned that cardiometabolic and pulmonary events among coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) survivors following their discharge from hospital is likely to have an ongoing and substantial impact on the National Health Service (NHS) in England. The team found that rates of these post-hospitalization events...

NIH launches database to collect information about COVID-19-related neurological problems

A new database will collect information from clinicians about COVID-19-related neurological symptoms, complications, and outcomes as well as COVID-19 effects on pre-existing neurological conditions. The COVID-19 Neuro Databank/Biobank (NeuroCOVID), which was created and will be maintained by NYU Langone Health, New York City, will be a resource of...

US Olympic swim trials split into 2 meets because of COVID

The U.S. Olympic swimming trials will be split into two meets, a radical change designed to provide safer conditions in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.USA Swimming announced Tuesday that a Wave I meet of lower-ranked swimmers qualifying for the trials will be held on June 4-7. The...

AHA News: Reversing Prediabetes Linked to Fewer Heart Attacks, Strokes

TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- People who reverse their prediabetes may lower the risk of heart attack, stroke and death, a new study suggests. With prediabetes, a person has blood sugar levels that are higher than normal but lower than the threshold for a...

Meeting the challenge of delivering high volume biologic therapies

© iStock/Shutter2U The development of biologic drugs and enabling a flexible autoinjector platform for the delivery of high viscosity or high-volume biologic formulations. Recent advances in molecular biology have accelerated the development of a new class of therapeutics. Biologics offer more targeted therapies and fewer side effects compared...

Following TIA, patients experience ‘particularly high’ early, late risk for stroke

January 26, 2021 3 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Lioutas reports serving as the continuing medical education editor for Stroke and receiving personal fees from Qmetis. No other relevant financial disclosures were reported. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide...

In acute ischemic stroke, women present with greater severity than men

January 26, 2021 4 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: One author reports he received speaker honoraria from Bristol Myers Squibb and Medtronic and served on a scientific advisory board for Medtronic. The other authors report no relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new...

Experts focus on identifying key research priorities related to AF screening

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with a higher risk of complications including ischemic stroke, cognitive decline, heart failure, myocardial infarction and death. AF frequently is undetected until complications such as stroke or heart failure occur. While the public and clinicians have an intense interest in detecting AF earlier,...

UK first in Europe to pass grim milestone of 100,000 Covid-19 deaths

Issued on: 26/01/2021 - 18:13Modified: 26/01/2021 - 18:15 Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was "deeply sorry for every life lost" as Britain passed the tragic milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday. Advertising Read more Johnson said his government had done everything it could to minimise loss of life in...

Air pollution linked to higher risk of sight loss from AMD

Air pollution is linked to a heightened risk of progressive and irreversible sight loss, known as age related macular degeneration (AMD), reveals a large long term study led by UCL researchers. They found that people in the most polluted areas were at least 8% more likely to report...

Women need to be educated about the warning signs and symptoms of preeclampsia

Each year, thousands of women and their babies die or get very sick from preeclampsia, a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that occurs during pregnancy and occasionally during the first few weeks following childbirth. High blood pressure during pregnancy is one of the warning signs. If left untreated,...
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