Covert Strokes Frequent After Non-Cardiac Surgery
May also be tied to cognitive decline at 1-year follow-up, study suggests
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LAA Electrical Isolation Sparks Strokes, But Is Risk Manageable?
Electrical left atrial appendage isolation allows a small subset of atrial fibrillation patients to discontinue oral anticoagulation, but relies on med compliance for the...
2 days ago - Medscape
HCV clearance reduces diabetes, kidney disease, stroke risk
Sustained virologic response after treatment for hepatitis C correlated with a reduced risk for several extrahepatic manifestations including type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney...
2 days ago - Healio
High-intensity step training improves walking skills after stroke
Patients with chronic stroke who participated in high-intensity step training had greater improvements in gait symmetry and walking ability compared with those who participated...
2 days ago - Healio
Mother tells how she suffered a stroke on her BIRTHDAY in Lanzarote
Elizabeth Frost, 49, thought the heat on a week-long break to Lanzarote with her friend Lisa Coles was to blame for her persistent headaches.
2 days ago - Daily Mail
High-intensity Step Training Promotes Stroke Survivors' Walking Skills
High-intensity step training that imitates real-world conditions help improve walking ability in stroke survivors than traditional, low-impact training, finds a new study.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study finds
Cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, study finds
2 days ago - ABC News - 5 articles
This Daily Pill Cut Heart Attacks by Half. Why Isn't Everyone Getting It?
‘Polypills' of generic drugs may dramatically reduce heart attacks and strokes in poor countries, a new study suggests. Some experts still aren't enthusiastic.
2 days ago - NY Times - 5 articles
DR MAX PEMBERTON: The four-in-one pill is no magic bullet
DR MAX: This is one tablet that combines four different medications which, it is claimed, could nearly halve the risk of heart attacks and strokes in middle-aged and older...
3 days ago - Daily Mail - 5 articles
Operator experience not tied to outcomes after left atrial appendage occlusion
In a single-center study, there was no difference in outcomes after left atrial appendage occlusion according to operator volume. The researchers analyzed 425 consecutive...
3 days ago - Healio
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Improve Your Stability and Strengthen Your Abs With This Sculpting Dumbbell...
My favorite ab exercises change all the time, but one move that's a staple to any workout I do is the plank. I like doing planks because my core strength is always challenged...
First Death Tied to Lung Injury From Vaping Reported in Illinois
An Illinois resident who was hospitalized after suffering severe respiratory illness related to vaping has died, state health officials reported Friday.
First Death Reported as Cases Linked to Vaping Rise
The CDC reports the first death from severe lung injuries related to vaping. The adult from Illinois is among 193 potential cases in 22 states of people hospitalized for lung...
Call them what you want - latkes, vegetables pancakes, fried-deliciousness. They're traditionally made with potatoes , a food some of us Primals feel better avoiding. The...
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Achy Joints
When you wake up in the morning do your joints feel stiff and sore? You might chalk it up to aging and brush off the stiffness, especially if the joint aches and pain go away...
Muscle Hypertrophy: How Much Muscle Can a Woman Build Over Time?
The goal of strength training is to build strength and muscle size, or at least reduce the loss of muscle mass due to aging. However, a growing number of women want to greatly...
3 Types of Core Stabilization Exercises and Why You Need Them
Core stability matters. A strong, stable core helps you perform compound strength-training exercises with better form and a lower risk of energy. A strong core also helps you...
Is Maple Water a Good Alternative for Exercise Hydration?
Your body runs on water. In fact, over 70% of the material inside your body is composed of this universal liquid. When you exercise and sweat, you can lose a substantial amount...
Can Strength Training Lower Your Risk of Dementia?
Strength training should be part of any fitness routine. Fortunately, more people are getting the message that building strength is as important as boosting their heart rate...
How to Modify Exercises if You Have Knee Pain Due to Arthritis
Knee pain makes exercise, and everything else, more challenging! The number of people suffering from knee pain is rapidly rising as the population ages and rates of obesity...