Stroke

After Fetterman's Stroke, Doctors Look at Senate Campaign Prospects

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The medical team for the Democratic nominee in Pennsylvania's Senate race has not spoken about John Fetterman's prognosis. But cardiac experts saw clues in campaign statements.
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The drug gabapentin may boost functional recovery after a stroke

5 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

The drug gabapentin, currently prescribed to control seizures and reduce nerve pain, may enhance recovery of movement after a stroke by helping neurons on the undamaged side of...
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SGLT2 Inhibitors a Better First Drug in Type 2 Diabetes Than Metformin?

SGLT2 Inhibitors a Better First Drug in Type 2 Diabetes Than Metformin?

5 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Using SGLT2 inhibitors in the first-line treatment of type 2 diabetes lowered some cardiovascular risk, a claims database study showed. The combined 12-month risk for...
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Billie Eilish Opens Up About Feeling "Exhausted" From Her Tourette's Tics

Billie Eilish Opens Up About Feeling "Exhausted" From Her Tourette's Tics

5 hours ago   |   PopSugar

Billie Eilish is not one to shy away from sharing her personal struggles with the public. The "Happier Than Ever" singer has spoken up about issues surrounding her mental...
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SGLT-2 inhibitors as First-Line Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes?

5 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Real-world study finds heart failure hospitalization reduction compared to metformin but not MI, stroke, or overall mortality, and greater genital infection risk. Medscape...
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Gabapentin treatment may enhance recovery of movement after a stroke

11 hours ago   |   News Medical

The drug gabapentin, currently prescribed to control seizures and reduce nerve pain, may enhance recovery of movement after a stroke by helping neurons on the undamaged side of...
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Lifestyle changes, meds effective to prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes; no change in CVD

12 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

New findings detail the 21-year follow-up of more than 3,200 adults with prediabetes who had participated in the original Diabetes Prevention Program trial. The DPPOS confirmed...
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Thrombolysis Safe in Stroke Patients on Oral Anticoagulants

13 hours ago   |   Medscape

A new observational study finds IV thrombolysis for acute stroke is safe for patients receiving direct oral anticoagulant therapy, prompting researchers to ask if current...
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Is the Early Diagnosis of Pediatric Stroke Possible in the Emergency Department?

Is the Early Diagnosis of Pediatric Stroke Possible in the Emergency Department?

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Emergency Care   |   5 articles

Background and Purpose Pediatric stroke is a neurological emergency. Knowing the predictive clinical markers for childhood stroke will help in early diagnosis and patient...
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Social care crisis: NHS chiefs rule man who suffered catastrophic stroke did not need extra help

Social care crisis: NHS chiefs rule man who suffered catastrophic stroke did not need extra help

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Jean Jefferson and her husband Colin from Yorkshire had been planning holidays to the Algarve in his 60s when he suffered a devastating stroke.
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