The 30-day cumulative incidences of stroke were 2.16% and 0.21% for patients with hip fracture and the general population.
Clinicians should make patients aware of their increased risk for stroke and heart attack.
Dual therapy was associated with a significantly higher bleeding risk.
Within one year of the MI event, patients were at an elevated risk of all stroke subtypes.
Patients taking pioglitazone saw a 24% reduction in risk for recurrent stroke or myocardial infarction compared to placebo.
Daily aspirin is recommended for some patients aged 50 to 59 years who are at risk for cardiovascular disease.
The onset of colder weather was associated with an elevated risk of both stroke and STEMI.
Low scores on memory were not associated with increased risk of heart attack or stroke.
Those receiving triple therapy had a higher risk of major bleeding.
Fluctuation in blood pressure may indicate a higher risk of stroke, heart disease, and death.
The move follows new research that showed increase stroke and heart attack risk even after brief use of NSAIDS.
Having all three health conditions was linked to 15 years of reduced life expectancy.
A decrease in grip strength was associated with higher risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, and premature death.
Thrombectomy increased the risk of stroke compared with percutaneous coronary intervention alone in heart attack patients.
The new drug drastically cut LDL cholesterol levels and reduced the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Despite positive results and recommendations for use, the FDA has yet to approve fondaparinux for treatment of myocardial infarction.
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