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CVD Flu Vaccine Trial Infrastructure May Inform COVID-19 Trials
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/938836

Oct 7th, 2020 - The infrastructure, know-how, and capacity developed for three ongoing cardiovascular outcomes trials (CVOT) of vaccines against influenza may provide a roadmap for testing novel interventions against COVID-19 in cardiovascular disease patients. The first of these trials, titled INVESTED, is set to present findings in a late-breaking science session at the American Heart Association 2020 Scient...

CVD Flu Vaccine Trial Infrastructure May Inform COVID-19 Trials
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/938836

Oct 7th, 2020 - The infrastructure, know-how, and capacity developed for three ongoing cardiovascular outcomes trials (CVOT) of vaccines against influenza may provide a roadmap for testing novel interventions against COVID-19 in cardiovascular disease patients. The first of these trials, titled INVESTED, is set to present findings in a late-breaking science session at the American Heart Association 2020 Scient...

It Can All Burn
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/936768

Sep 7th, 2020 - Editor's note: In an effort to preserve the experiences of healthcare workers on the front lines, Medscape developed a set of artistic portraits of hospital practitioners who worked (and are working) through this pandemic. These images are accompanied by a short essay written by the participants that gives us a glimpse of their experience. It is a privilege to capture these stories, and we do s...

It Can All Burn
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/936768

Sep 7th, 2020 - Editor's note: In an effort to preserve the experiences of healthcare workers on the front lines, Medscape developed a set of artistic portraits of hospital practitioners who worked (and are working) through this pandemic. These images are accompanied by a short essay written by the participants that gives us a glimpse of their experience. It is a privilege to capture these stories, and we do s...

Blood Test Predicts Cardiac Complications After Noncardiac Surgery
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/923167

Dec 26th, 2019 - Assessment of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) level prior to noncardiac surgery may predict whether the patient might experience adverse cardiac outcomes, such as myocardial injury or vascular death after noncardiac surgery (MINS), new research suggests. Investigators studied more than 10,000 patients, aged 45 years or older, whose NT-proBNP levels were measured before sur...

Blood Test Predicts Cardiac Complications After Noncardiac Surgery
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923167

Dec 26th, 2019 - Assessment of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) level prior to noncardiac surgery may predict whether the patient might experience adverse cardiac outcomes, such as myocardial injury or vascular death after noncardiac surgery (MINS), new research suggests. Investigators studied more than 10,000 patients, aged 45 years or older, whose NT-proBNP levels were measured before sur...

Top 10 Threats to Global Health Include Flu Pandemic, Air Pollution
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/907904

Jan 16th, 2019 - The world is facing multiple health challenges, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has published its list of the top 10 threats to global health in 2019 that will require attention from the agency and its partners. Topping the list is air pollution and climate change. According to the WHO, 9 of 10 people breathe polluted air every day, and air pollution kills 7 million people prematurely e...

Top 10 Threats to Global Health Include Flu Pandemic, Air Pollution
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/907904

Jan 16th, 2019 - The world is facing multiple health challenges, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has published its list of the top 10 threats to global health in 2019 that will require attention from the agency and its partners. Topping the list is air pollution and climate change. According to the WHO, 9 of 10 people breathe polluted air every day, and air pollution kills 7 million people prematurely e...

Stroke Update Part 2: JUPITER Trial Results
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/589823

Mar 18th, 2009 - This feature requires the newest version of Flash. You can download it here. Click here if you already have the newest version of Flash installed. This feature requires the newest version of Flash. You can download it here. Discuss Stroke Update Part 2: JUPITER Trial Results Citations: Ridker PM, Danielson E, Fonseca FA, et al. Rosuvastatin to prevent vascular events in men and women with eleva...

Stroke Update Part 3: TUCSON Trial Safety Concerns
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/589026

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Stroke Update Part 4: NEST II Trial Results
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/589213

Mar 16th, 2009 -   Discuss Stroke Update Part 4: NEST II Trial Results Citation: Zivin JA, Albers GW, Bornstein N, et al; for the NEST-2 Investigators. Effectiveness and safety of transcranial laser therapy for acute ischemic stroke. Stroke. 2009 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Stroke Update Part 1: HOPE II Study
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/589025

Mar 11th, 2009 -   Discuss Stroke Update Part 1: HOPE II Study

ISC 2009: "Counterintuitive" Treatment for IVH Improves Mortality, Functional Outcomes
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/588580

Feb 22nd, 2009 - February 23, 2009 (San Diego, California) — Final data from the Clot Lysis Evaluating Accelerated Resolution of Intraventricular Hemorrhage (CLEAR-IVH) show that treating this usually lethal condition with low-dose tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) delivered directly to the clot by catheter not only dramatically improves survival but also improves patients' functional independence at 6 months....

ISC 2009: Misdiagnosis of Young Stroke Patients Not Uncommon
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/588453

Feb 18th, 2009 - February 19, 2009 (San Diego, California) — It is not uncommon for young adults with stroke to be misdiagnosed during initial presentation to the emergency department, particularly if they experience an infarct in their posterior circulation. New research presented here at the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference 2009 shows an overall misdiagnosis rate of 14% among adults...

ISC 2009: Misdiagnosis of Young Stroke Patients Not Uncommon
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/588453

Feb 18th, 2009 - February 19, 2009 (San Diego, California) — It is not uncommon for young adults with stroke to be misdiagnosed during initial presentation to the emergency department, particularly if they experience an infarct in their posterior circulation. New research presented here at the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference 2009 shows an overall misdiagnosis rate of 14% among adults...

New Findings Further Explain Strong Link Between Depression, Heart Disease, and Stroke
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/588400

Feb 17th, 2009 - February 18, 2009 — New findings confirming the presence of elevated levels of 2 inflammatory markers in physically healthy patients with depression and the identification of another marker not previously strongly associated with inflammation may further explain the robust link between depression and cardiovascular disease and stroke. The study also found that although levels of these inflammat...

New Findings Further Explain Strong Link Between Depression, Heart Disease, and Stroke
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/588400

Feb 17th, 2009 - February 18, 2009 — New findings confirming the presence of elevated levels of 2 inflammatory markers in physically healthy patients with depression and the identification of another marker not previously strongly associated with inflammation may further explain the robust link between depression and cardiovascular disease and stroke. The study also found that although levels of these inflammat...

HT Linked to Brain Atrophy but Not Subclinical Lesions: WHIMS-MRI
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/586979

Jan 15th, 2009 - January 16, 2009 — Results of 2 new MRI analyses from the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS) show that hormone therapy (HT) is associated with increased brain atrophy, but not with subclinical cerebrovascular disease. The findings suggest that brain atrophy, not ischemic brain lesions, may underlie the increase in dementia and decrease in global cognitive functioning with HT seen in...

HT Linked to Brain Atrophy but Not Subclinical Lesions: WHIMS-MRI
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/586979

Jan 15th, 2009 - January 16, 2009 — Results of 2 new MRI analyses from the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study (WHIMS) show that hormone therapy (HT) is associated with increased brain atrophy, but not with subclinical cerebrovascular disease. The findings suggest that brain atrophy, not ischemic brain lesions, may underlie the increase in dementia and decrease in global cognitive functioning with HT seen in...

Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Linked to Improved Care for Stroke and TIA Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/585844

Dec 22nd, 2008 - To earn CME related to this news article, click here. December 23, 2008 — Adherence to evidence-based guidelines implemented through the Get With the Guidelines-Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) program resulted in significant improvements in hospital performance measures related to the care of stroke or transient-ischemic-attack (TIA) patients, including thrombolysis, smoking cessation, and early antithrom...