Cardiology

Effectiveness of anticoagulants compared for valvular A-fib

(HealthDay)—For patients who are new to therapy for valvular atrial fibrillation (AF), direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) as a class are effective and safe compared with warfarin, with some variability among individual ...

Cardiology

'Silent' heart attacks may increase risk of stroke

Silent heart attacks appear to increase stroke risk in adults 65 and older, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference 2021.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stroke survivors may have higher suicide risk

Stroke survivors may be more likely to attempt or die by suicide than people who have not had a stroke, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference ...

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