Hemorrhagic stroke

Current guidelines recommend lowering cholesterol for heart disease risk reduction. New findings have indicated that if cholesterol dips too low,...


Results from the phase 3 SELECT-MONOTHERAPY clinical trial were announced. This ongoing study evaluated Upadacitinib ( ABT-494 ), an investigational...


History of bleeding strongly influences decisions for anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation. Researchers have analyzed outcomes in relation to history of...


A reduction of cardiovascular events has been reported in phase 2 and 3 trials of the proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device. The Watchman Device offers...


The recent availability of Dabigatran ( Pradaxa ), a novel oral anticoagulant, provided a new treatment option for stroke prevention...


Among patients without cardiovascular disease ( CVD ) and low 10-year CVD risk, the risks of gastrointestinal bleeding and hemorrhagic...


A FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) study of more than 134,000 Medicare patients found that Pradaxa ( Dabigatran...


It is studied the applicability of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II ( APACHE II ) and Simplified...


In February 2014, the American Heart Association [ AHA ] /American Stroke Association [ ASA ] released their first guideline...


Women suffer more disabling strokes than men and need to become better aware of their unique risk factors, according to...


Women who take Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin ) daily may reduce their risk of ovarian cancer by 20%, according to...


The European Commission ( EC ) has approved Eliquis ( Apixaban ) for prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in...


Among patients who have had an ischemic stroke, use of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors ( cholesterol-lowering medications ) is not associated...


A study has assessed the effectiveness of Phenylephrine, the active ingredient in products such as Actifed, Sudafed PE, and...


Patient enrolment into TROICA, a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III clinical study of the single-bolus thrombolytic Metalyse ( Tenecteplase )...


A study from the Stroke Service at Massachusetts General Hospital ( MGH ) has found that some patients who have...


Patient enrolment into TROICA, a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III clinical study of the single-bolus thrombolytic Metalyse ( Tenecteplase )...


The St. Francis Heart Study demonstrated that fast CT scanning of the coronary arteries predicts coronary events such as heart...


A study performed at Harvard Medical School found that low-dose Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin ) may reduce the risk of...