Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) cite multiple reasons for nonadherence to direct-acting oral anticoagulant (DOAC) therapy.
For men and women in Japan, eating peanuts is associated with reduced risk of ischemic stroke and cardiovascular disease.
In a randomized clinical trial, researchers evaluated the effect of DTAS protocol on long-term clinical outcomes of patients with LVO stroke.
Implantable loop recorder (ILR) device screening may lead to a 3-fold increase in detection of atrial fibrillation and initiation of necessary oral anticoagulation therapy, but does not significantly reduce the risk of stroke or systemic arterial embolism in high-risk patients.
For patients within 4.5 hours after onset of acute stroke symptoms who are eligible for t-PA, outcomes are better with treatment with MSUs..
Low-field portable magnetic resonance imaging (pMRI) has a sensitivity of 80.4 percent for detecting intracerebral hemorrhages (ICHs).
Researchers performed a secondary analysis of the AFFINITY trial that assessed the effects of fluoxetine treatment on depression symptoms in patients who recently had a stroke.
The AHA has issued a Presidential Advisory Statement outlining considerations for addressing the effects of opioids on cardiovascular and neurovascular health.
Researchers explored the risk for death in late-onset epilepsy by analyzing data from the prospective Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study.
Researchers determined the association between excess leisure sedentary time and risk for long-term stroke, and whether the risk was greater in young adults and modified by physical activity.