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Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a disease in which mature lymphocytes become cancerous and gradually replace normal cells in lymph nodes. CLL mainly affects elderly males in North America and Europe...

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Juvenile stroke: Causes often not known

(Deutsches Aerzteblatt International) Strokes without a definitive identifiable cause account for up to 50 percent of juvenile strokes. In juvenile strokes, the range of causes is wider and their freq...

Ischemic stroke: Causes, symptoms, and risk factors

Strokes are the second leading cause of death in the world, according to the American Stroke Association. Most strokes are caused by a blood clot,... Read More →

Hitting cardiovascular health targets can help elderly live longer

(Reuters Health) - Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with longer life and fewer heart attacks and strokes, no matter your ...

Canakinumab Drug in Trials for Strokes & Heart Attacks

A study of as many as 10,000 people worldwide could suggest that administering anti-inflammatory drugs could dramatically decrease the risks of suffering strokes and heart attacks.

I wish i knew free pdf

She alternated a few quick strokes with a few slow strokes – it came out “Heh ee! As she applied a little more pressure to the center of Bob’s universe, working i wish i knew free pd...

Does breastfeeding prevent moms’ heart disease and strokes?

A new study finds that breastfeeding may cut a mother's risk of heart disease and strokes, but the evidence for a causal link is weak.

Does breastfeeding prevent heart disease and strokes?

A new study finds that breastfeeding may cut a mother's risk of heart disease and strokes, but the evidence for a causal link is weak.

CKD In the elderly - disease, or disease label

Around half of people aged over 75 meet the diagnostic criteria for chronic kidney disease (CKD), but there is debate about what this means for patients as only a proportion of elderly people with CK...

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Epidemiological, clinical and pathogenic features of stroke in elderly and senile age.

A comparative investigation of the epidemiological, clinical and pathogenetic indices of cerebral stroke in 1 153 representatives of different age was conducted. The predominance in the incidence of s...

Stroke etiology and collaterals: atheroembolic strokes have greater collateral recruitment than cardioembolic strokes.

Chronic hypoperfusion from athero-stenotic lesions is thought to lead to better collateral recruitment compared to cardioembolic strokes. It was sought to compare collateral flow in stroke patients wi...

A population-based incidence of M2 strokes indicates potential expansion of large vessel occlusions amenable to endovascular therapy.

M2 occlusions may result in poor outcomes and potentially benefit from endovascular therapy. Data on the rate of M2 strokes is lacking.

Incidence and functional outcome of atrial fibrillation and non-atrial fibrillation- related cardioembolic stroke in Joinville, Brazil: a population-based study.

Among ischemic strokes, cardioembolic (CE) stroke has the worst outcome. We measured the incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) and non-AF related CE strokes, previous anticoagulant use, and the 90-day...

A genetic study of Factor V Leiden (G1691A) mutation in young ischemic strokes with large vessel disease in a South Indian population.

Factor V Leiden (FVL) has been, by far, the most investigated gene mutation, with 26 studies to date, on its role in arterial strokes. Overall, a meta-analysis of all these studies taken together show...

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