Cardiology

Intense IV blood sugar control doesn't improve stroke outcomes

Intravenous (IV) insulin did not improve stroke outcomes compared to standard blood sugar (glucose) control using insulin shots—answering a worldwide debate about the best way to control glucose in stroke patients. These ...

Cardiology

One man's journey back from stroke at 52

(HealthDay)—Price Woodward was the picture of health at age 52. He lived an active lifestyle and ran marathons. He was definitely not the type of person you'd expect to have a stroke.

Cardiology

Ultra-early neurological deterioration common in stroke

(HealthDay)—Ultra-early neurological deterioration (U-END) occurs in one in eight ambulance-transported patients with acute cerebrovascular disease and is associated with significantly worse outcomes, according to a study ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Increased risk of MI, ischemic stroke after COPD exacerbation

(HealthDay)—For adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), acute exacerbations are associated with increased risk of myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke, according to a study published online May 3 ...

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