Britt Gambino

Editor

Britt Gambino is the medical editor for Haymarket Media's Cardiology Advisor. She has a B.A. in English from Drew University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The New School.

Most Recent Articles by Britt Gambino

Device Recall: HeartStart MRx Defibrillator Gas Chamber Tube Defect

Device Recall: HeartStart MRx Defibrillator Gas Chamber Tube Defect

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The HeartStart MRx defibrillator may fail at any time, including during repeated shocks while in AED mode.

Stroke Risk May Be Determined by Number of Renal Cysts

Stroke Risk May Be Determined by Number of Renal Cysts

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Individuals in the study were categorized based on the presence of single or multiple renal cysts; those with multiple cysts had higher odds of having a stroke.

Drug Combination Reduces Risk for First Stroke

Drug Combination Reduces Risk for First Stroke

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Fixed-dose candesartan plus hydrochlorothiazide with rosuvastatin reduced the incidence of first stroke in patients at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Incidence Increasing in Pregnant Women

Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Incidence Increasing in Pregnant Women

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Researchers found an upward trend in pregnancy-related spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage over a span of 12 years.

Sleep Apnea Associated With Recurrent Ischemic Stroke Risk

Sleep Apnea Associated With Recurrent Ischemic Stroke Risk

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Sleep apnea is associated with risk for recurrent ischemic stroke and mortality.

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