Inflammatory disorders

Some inflammatory diseases linked to stroke-associated pneumonia

(HealthDay)—For patients discharged after acute ischemic stroke (AIS), the risk for stroke-associated pneumonia (SAP) is reduced for those with psoriasis or other chronic inflammatory diseases, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stroke scans could reveal COVID-19 infection

New research from King's College London has found that COVID-19 may be diagnosed on the same emergency scans intended to diagnose stroke. The findings have important implications in the management of patients presenting with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ED use down for MI, stroke, hyperglycemic crisis in COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Following declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic as a national emergency, there was a decrease in visits to the emergency department for myocardial infarction (MI), stroke, and hyperglycemic crisis, according ...

Cardiology

Decline in mortality rates for cardiometabolic disease slowing

Age-adjusted mortality rates (AAMRs) for cardiometabolic diseases are continuing to decline but at a slower rate, according to a research letter published online Aug. 27 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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