News tagged with cerebrovascular disease
Blockages in your heart arteries could mean you're more likely to have a stroke, even if you're considered low risk, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A high intake of supplemental calcium appears to be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) death in men but not in women in a study of more 388,000 participants between the ages of 50 and 71 years, ...
Cardiology Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
NSAID use linked to reduced hepatocellular carcinoma risk and mortality due to chronic liver disease
Researchers found that aspirin use is associated with a decreased risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma and death from chronic liver disease (CLD), according to a study published November 28 in the Journal of the Na ...
Cancer Nov 28, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that tanshinones, which come from the plant Danshen and are highly valued in Chinese traditional medicine, protect against the life-threatening condition ...
Medications Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Psychological distress was associated with a higher risk of death from stroke, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The findings of a new study suggest that the protective effects of an active cognitive lifestyle arise through multiple biological pathways.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The herpes zoster vaccine, also known as the shingles vaccine, is generally safe and well tolerated according to a Vaccine Safety Datalink study of 193,083 adults published online in the Journal of Internal Medicine.
Medications Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of California, San Diego and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System have shown that elevated pulse pressure may increase the risk of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) in ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Even though many Americans learn through community health screenings that they are at high risk for having a stroke, they rarely follow-up with their doctor for care.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An article in the August issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in head computed tomography (CT) scans. Head CT is the second most commonly performed CT exa ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Treatment and awareness of hypertension in Canada have improved significantly in the last 25 years for community-dwelling adults, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health May 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0