Findings reinforce the importance of primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in people living with HIV.
Serum neurofilament light chain levels can predict incident stroke among middle-aged and older adults with diabetes mellitus.
Elevated lipoprotein(a) and corresponding LPA genotypes are also associated with an increased risk for ischemic stroke, although the incremental risk is less pronounced.
Low-dose aspirin use for primary prevention of cardiovascular events in people without symptomatic cardiovascular disease was associated with an increased risk for intracranial hemorrhage.
Different infection types, especially UTI, are associated with subsequent acute ischemic stroke.
Compared with tricuspid aortic stenosis, patients who underwent TAVR for bicuspid aortic stenosis had no significant difference in mortality, but had increased 30-day risk of stroke.
Investigators evaluated how carotid atherosclerosis affects the relationship between major cardiovascular risk factors and ischemic stroke subtypes.
In patients with prior myocardial infarction (MI)/ischemic stroke, treatment with alirocumab is associated with a reduction in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), as well as reductions in lipoprotein(a), apolipoprotein B, and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C), according to study results published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology. In addition, efficacy and safety results were similar in patients…
The FDA has sent an untitled letter to R3 Stem Cell, LLC of Scottsdale, Arizona for marketing unapproved stem cell products to treat a variety of diseases and conditions.
For patients with intracerebral hemorrhage, those who start antiplatelet therapy do not have an increased risk for recurrence, including those with cerebral microbleeds.