Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Getting back to sports after recovering from COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Folks who've had a tough case of COVID-19 shouldn't hit the gym for basketball or an aerobics class without getting checked out by their doctor first, according to the American College for Sports Medicine.

Medications

Optimisation of stroke prevention for dialysis patients

The anticoagulants currently used to prevent strokes in dialysis patients with atrial fibrillation do not provide adequate protection for this group. This is the finding of a study led by Oliver Königsbrügge and Cihan Ay ...

Cardiology

Screening for atrial fibrillation could reduce risk of stroke

Screening for atrial fibrillation in 75- and 76-year-olds could reduce the risk of stroke, severe bleeding and death, according to a study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden that has been published in the journal The Lancet.

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