Myocardial Infarction

Stroke Risk Increased in Patients With Hip Fracture

Stroke Risk Increased in Patients With Hip Fracture

The 30-day cumulative incidences of stroke were 2.16% and 0.21% for patients with hip fracture and the general population.

Stroke, Heart Attack Risk Increased With Herpes Zoster

Stroke, Heart Attack Risk Increased With Herpes Zoster

Clinicians should make patients aware of their increased risk for stroke and heart attack.

Reduced Stroke Risk With Vitamin K Antagonist Monotherapy

Reduced Stroke Risk With Vitamin K Antagonist Monotherapy

Dual therapy was associated with a significantly higher bleeding risk.

Long-Term Risk of Ischemic Stroke After Myocardial Infarction

Long-Term Risk of Ischemic Stroke After Myocardial Infarction

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Within one year of the MI event, patients were at an elevated risk of all stroke subtypes.

Pioglitazone May Prevent Recurrent Stroke, Heart Attack in Patients Without Diabetes

Pioglitazone May Prevent Recurrent Stroke, Heart Attack in Patients Without Diabetes

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Patients taking pioglitazone saw a 24% reduction in risk for recurrent stroke or myocardial infarction compared to placebo.

Daily Aspirin Beneficial for Stroke, Heart Attack Prevention

Daily Aspirin Beneficial for Stroke, Heart Attack Prevention

Daily aspirin is recommended for some patients aged 50 to 59 years who are at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Temperature Drop May Increase Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack

Temperature Drop May Increase Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack

The onset of colder weather was associated with an elevated risk of both stroke and STEMI.

Executive Function Scores May Indicate Heart Disease, Stroke Risk

Executive Function Scores May Indicate Heart Disease, Stroke Risk

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Low scores on memory were not associated with increased risk of heart attack or stroke.

Triple Therapy After Heart Attack, A-Fib Increases Bleeding Risk

Triple Therapy After Heart Attack, A-Fib Increases Bleeding Risk

Those receiving triple therapy had a higher risk of major bleeding.

Blood Pressure Variability Increases Stroke, Heart Disease Risk

Blood Pressure Variability Increases Stroke, Heart Disease Risk

Fluctuation in blood pressure may indicate a higher risk of stroke, heart disease, and death.

FDA Bolsters Stroke, Heart Attack Warning for NSAIDS

FDA Bolsters Stroke, Heart Attack Warning for NSAIDS

The move follows new research that showed increase stroke and heart attack risk even after brief use of NSAIDS.

Combination of Stroke, Diabetes, Heart Attack Raises Death Risk

Combination of Stroke, Diabetes, Heart Attack Raises Death Risk

Having all three health conditions was linked to 15 years of reduced life expectancy.

Grip Strength May Indicate Stroke Risk, Cardiovascular Health

Grip Strength May Indicate Stroke Risk, Cardiovascular Health

A decrease in grip strength was associated with higher risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, and premature death.

Thrombectomy in Myocardial Infarction Raises Stroke Risk

Thrombectomy in Myocardial Infarction Raises Stroke Risk

Thrombectomy increased the risk of stroke compared with percutaneous coronary intervention alone in heart attack patients.

Promising Cholesterol Drug Could Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Risk by Half

Promising Cholesterol Drug Could Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Risk by Half

The new drug drastically cut LDL cholesterol levels and reduced the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Fondaparinux Safer, More Effective than Heparin for NSTEMI

Fondaparinux Safer, More Effective than Heparin for NSTEMI

Despite positive results and recommendations for use, the FDA has yet to approve fondaparinux for treatment of myocardial infarction.

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