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Late-Window Tenecteplase for Stroke Works When Thrombectomy's Out of the Question

β€” TRACE-III trial finds benefit for lytic given up to 24 hours after stroke onset

A series of CT scans of a brain after ischemic stroke.

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Type 1 Diabetes in Older People Has Nearly Tripled Globally Since the '90s

But the increase marks good news for survival, study suggests

Jun 13, 2024
Postpartum Readmissions Up With High Blood Pressures Lingering From Pregnancy

Concerns about BP thresholds for antihypertensive medication initiation

Jun 12, 2024
Amino Acid Infusion Before Cardiac Surgery Reduced Acute Kidney Injury

The amino acid mixture reduced stage 3 AKI by 44% compared with placebo

Jun 12, 2024
Heat Exposure & Heart Stress; 2-Hour POC Troponin Assay; Colchicine After Stroke?

Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine

Jun 11, 2024
Amino Acid Infusion Before Cardiac Surgery Reduced Acute Kidney Injury

The amino acid mixture reduced stage 3 AKI by 44% compared with placebo

Heat Exposure & Heart Stress; 2-Hour POC Troponin Assay; Colchicine After Stroke?

Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine

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Breast Cancer Patient Develops Heart Palpitations and Dyspnea

Symptom resolution after stopping anti-HER2 therapy suggests treatment-related cardiotoxicity

A photo of a young woman at a desk clutching her chest.
Repeated Syncope in a Woman With No Known Heart Disease

Idiopathic ventricular fibrillation can affect people with no clinical evidence of heart disease

A photo of a mature woman sitting on a couch with her head in her hands.
Balloon Mitral Valvotomy Interrupted by Acute Pulmonary Embolism in Young Woman

Patient recovered quickly, thanks to cardiologist's fast response

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Established TAVR Platforms Evolving for Lifetime Management

New additions to Sapien, Evolut, Navitor lines aim to ensure coronary access

Jun 10, 2024
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FDA Expands Use of RSV Vaccine to Include More Adults

Arexvy now approved for people 50 years and older at increased risk of serious outcomes

Jun 10, 2024
FDA APPROVED RSV prefusion F protein-based vaccine (Arexvy) over a microscope image of respiratory syncytial viruses.
Missing Doc Found Dead; Trump's False Insulin Claim; CDC's Bird Flu Study

Health news and commentary gathered by ΔΎΉΟΦ±²₯ staff

Jun 10, 2024
Missing Doc Found Dead; Trump's False Insulin Claim; CDC's Bird Flu Study
Artery Inflammation and CV Events; Stepped Palliative Care for Lung Cancer Patients

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Jun 08, 2024
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New Tricuspid Interventions Launched into 'Broken' System

Having the technology reach the right patients is a major challenge in the real world

Jun 08, 2024
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Sugar Substitute Linked to Heart, Thrombotic Risk

Series of experiments sends a "serious warning signal"

Jun 07, 2024
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Quick Test Helps Detect Dementia

Primary care tool assesses memory recall, cognition and gait, and symbol-matching

Jun 07, 2024
A computer rendering of a magnifying glass over a person’s brain.
Bariatric Surgery Linked With Lower Mortality vs GLP-1 Drugs in Study, but ...

Analysis of patients with obesity and diabetes only looked at first-generation GLP-1 agonists

Jun 07, 2024
A photo of surgeons performing laparoscopic bariatric surgery.
Search for Missing Doctor; Energy Drinks and Sudden Death; Unusual Pandemic Cancers

Health news and commentary gathered by ΔΎΉΟΦ±²₯ staff

Jun 07, 2024
Morning Break over illustration of a syringe, Covid virus, and DNA helix over a photo of green vegetation.
Can Mitral Valve Innovators Dig Themselves Out of a Rut?

Current transcatheter mitral valve replacement devices a poor match for clinical need

Jun 06, 2024
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Increased Heart Risks With Newer Prostate Cancer Drugs, Meta-Analysis Shows

Adding ARSIs to ADT for advanced disease doubled the risk of high-grade CV events, death

Jun 06, 2024
A computer rendering of prostate cancer.
Phrenic Nerve Stimulation Shows Benefits in Central Sleep Apnea With Heart Failure

Use of the nerve stimulator tied to a fivefold higher chance of better clinical outcomes

Jun 06, 2024
SLEEP over a photo of George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX
Better Cognitive Outcomes Tied to Vigorous Exercise in Hypertensive Adults

SPRINT MIND analysis looks at 7,600 older adults at high risk of cognitive decline

Jun 06, 2024
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ENDO 2024 Roundup: Teen GLP-1 Coverage; Novel CAH Drug; Hot Flash Risks

More research from the Endocrine Society's annual meeting

Jun 05, 2024
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