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Higher Dose 'Z-Drugs' Tied to Serious Risks in Dementia Patients

9 hours ago   |   Medscape

Dementia patients prescribed higher doses of "Z-drugs" for sleep disturbances face an increased risk for fractures, falls, and strokes, a new study shows. Medscape Medical News
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Researchers receive $1.1 million NSF grant to improve in-home physical therapy

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Scientists at the VTC Smart Rehab Lab are developing breakthrough, affordable technology and methods to connect stroke survivors to physical therapy at home through...
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ECG Increases AF Detection, but Not Anticoagulation, After Stroke

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Researchers suggest that additional ECG monitoring should be focused on patients with stroke who are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation. Medscape Medical News
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Z Sleeping Drugs in Dementia Not Safe

Z Sleeping Drugs in Dementia Not Safe

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Higher doses of Z sleeping drugs are associated with an increased risk of falls, fractures, and strokes in dementia patients.
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Treatment of mental health issues neglected during stroke recovery

2 days ago   |   News Medical

The health system is failing to recognize the importance of treating mental health issues in stroke recovery.
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Cerebrospinal fluid may play an underappreciated role in both good health and response to injury

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Swelling is one of the most dangerous and immediate consequences of a brain injury or stroke. Doctors have long known about the dangers of swelling, which has traditionally...
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Lower your cholesterol naturally with these nutrients

Lower your cholesterol naturally with these nutrients

2 days ago   |   Natural News

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , one in three Americans suffers from high blood cholesterol, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and...
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Z-drugs can increase risk of falls, fractures, and stroke in dementia patients

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Strong sleeping pills known as 'Z-drugs' are linked with an increased risk of falls, fractures and stroke among people with dementia - according to research from the University...
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Steve Ojomoh was an England rugby star. so why DID he have a stroke at 48? 

Steve Ojomoh was an England rugby star. so why DID he have a stroke at 48? 

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

As a former England rugby player and aged just 48, Steve Ojomoh might have seemed an unlikely candidate for a stroke. Indeed, he thought he was perfectly fit and healthy.
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A Paradigm Shift for Preventing Stroke in Patients With Diabetes

2 days ago   |   Medscape

Dr Christoph Diener on the promising new treatments that are taking aim at the deadly consequences of diabetes. Medscape Neurology
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Because its trial designs do not meet even the basic minimum criteria set forth by the Food and Drug Administration for new vaccines, AstraZeneca's adenovirus-vector vaccine... Read more ...