A new simple blood test for brain tumors that could be used by GPs in primary care is being developed thanks to funding of nearly £500,000 by Cancer Research UK.
A team of researchers has found that the microflora of bacteria within the gut of humans could be a contributor to the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The study titled, "Altered Gut Microbiome Profile in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension," in the latest issue of the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.
In one of the most extensive studies, researchers have found the connection between different types of food and types of stroke risk. The study titled, “The associations of major foods and fiber with risks of ischaemic and hemorrhagic stroke: a prospective study of 418,329 participants in the EPIC cohort across nine European countries,” was published in the latest issue of the journal European Heart Journal today.
Hospitals can dramatically reduce the length of a patient's stay (by up to 67%) when their provider teams hold integrated care conferences, a daily meeting for providers to share information at once.
Different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke, according to the largest study to investigate this, published in the European Heart Journal today (Monday).
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded new grants totaling $1.8 million to two University of Texas at Dallas scientists for their research related to lung and kidney cancers.
Adding phone-based lifestyle counseling to home blood pressure telemonitoring is an effective strategy to improve long-term blood pressure control among minority stroke survivors with uncontrolled high blood pressure, according to late breaking science presented today at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2020.
A common medication that reduces bleeding could be a treatment for bleeding stroke, particularly if administered quickly, according to late breaking science presented today at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2020.
Treatment with the blood thinner apixaban was associated with a lower risk of bleeding, death and hospitalization compared with warfarin, regardless of history of prior stroke or blood clot, according to a secondary analysis presented as late breaking science today at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2020.
Skipping IV clot-busters and using mechanical clot removal alone for strokes may be just as good as the combination of both treatments, with less risk of brain bleeding, according to late breaking science presented today at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2020.
Adding cilostazol - an antiplatelet medication used to treat leg pain - tended to prevent re-blockage of carotid artery stents within two years, according to late-breaking science presented today at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2020. The conference, Feb. 19-21 in Los Angeles, is a world premier meeting for researchers and clinicians dedicated to the science of stroke and brain health.
When you're facing a cancer diagnosis with an average survival span of 12 to 18 months, every milestone is a victory.
The first set of comprehensive, evidence-based clinical guidelines for surgical treatment of thyroid disease - developed by an expert panel assembled by the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons - was published today by Annals of Surgery.