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Study IDs Improved Method of AFib Detection in Stroke Patients

Study IDs Improved Method of AFib Detection in Stroke Patients

A new study shows that among patients with ischemic stroke, the use of implantable electrocardiographic monitoring is appreciably more effective at detecting atrial fibrillation...
Cause of First Stroke Guides Prevention of Second Stroke

Cause of First Stroke Guides Prevention of Second Stroke

In a guideline issued by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and published online in Stroke, recommendations are presented for prevention of a second...
OCD Linked to Increased Risk for Ischemic Stroke

OCD Linked to Increased Risk for Ischemic Stroke

Adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have an increased risk for ischemic stroke, according to a study published online in Stroke. Mu-Hung Chen, MD, PhD, from...
LAAO III: Appendage Occlusion Linked with Reduced Stroke Following Surgery

LAAOS III: Appendage Occlusion Linked with Reduced Stroke Following Surgery

Patients at high risk for stroke due to arrhythmias or atrial fibrillation (AFib) were less likely to suffer strokes after heart surgery if the...
Cardio Round-up: A Fifth of Stable CAD Patients Report Monthly Angina; Plus More

Cardio Round-up: Too Much Sleep Or Too Little Present Heart Risks; More Early News...

Sleeping too much or too little was found to elevate risk of cardiovascular events, according to research that will be presented at the upcoming...
Sleep Six Hours for Optimal Heart, Stroke Risk: Analysis

Sleep Duration Linked to Risk of Cardiovascular Events

Sleeping too much or too little was found to elevate risk of cardiovascular events, according to research that will be presented at the upcoming...
Cardio Round-up: A Fifth of Stable CAD Patients Report Monthly Angina; Plus More

Cardio Round-up: Bleeding Risk Up with Unindicated Aspirin Plus Anticoagulants; and More

Patients taking direct oral anticoagulation therapy for atrial fibrillation as well as aspirin that they may not be indicated for experienced higher rates of bleeding...

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