Navigation Links
Drug Linked to Increase in Brain Hemorrhage Cases

The rate of brain hemorrhages associated with blood thinning drugs quintupled during the 1990s, according to a study. //In people over age 80, the rate increased more than tenfold.

Most of the increase is due to greater use of the drug warfarin, which is commonly prescribed to prevent blood clotting. Blood clots can lead to ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke. An intracerebral brain hemorrhage is a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain.

The use of warfarin increased after studies showed it reduced the risk of stroke caused by blood clots for people with atrial fibrillation, a condition that causes irregular heart rhythm and becomes more common as people age.

“Warfarin is highly effective in preventing ischemic stroke among people with atrial fibrillation,” said study author Matthew L. Flaherty, MD, of the University of Cincinnati. “For many people, the benefits of preventing ischemic stroke continue to outweigh the risk of a hemorrhagic stroke.

“Our findings should not discourage the use of warfarin when it’s appropriate. Doctors can use these findings to make sure they are weighing the risks and benefits of warfarin use for their patients. For researchers, these results may stimulate efforts to develop safer alternatives to warfarin and better treatments for people with brain hemorrhages.”

Source-NewswiseSRM
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men
2. Cough Syrup Ingredient Linked to Stroke
3. Irregular Periods Linked to Diabetes
4. Hormones Linked To Migraines
5. Triglycerides Linked To Stroke Risk
6. Smoking Linked To Low Infant Birth Weight
7. Nausea Linked To Anxiety And Depression
8. Painkiller Linked to Deaths
9. High Levels of Protein Linked to Brain Shrinkage
10. Snoring Linked To Headaches
11. Hormone Therapy Linked to Dementia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Drug Linked Increase Brain Hemorrhage Cases

(Date:8/20/2014)... No matter how “lonely” a person may be, he ... friends to be always there for them. However, it is ... making new friends during adulthood : not only is ... of one’s family to a near-slavish devotion to career-building, the ... just is not the same as it was when one ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Building on growing ... successfully predicted stage iii and iv pressure ulcers ... situations, approached 90%. A company spokesperson commented that ... commercial or academic settings. The resulting capabilities can ... of hospital-acquired conditions to help providers avoid financial ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 “Have you recently ... auto accident and personal injury lawyer serving the greater Seattle ... incident? If so, then keep reading . , In ... individuals injured in an auto accident can use to see ... explains that a personal injury insurance claim will allow an ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Ticketability.com has Theresa Caputo ... prices. The well-known medium has been thrilling many with ... in 19 cities, with tickets becoming available August 15. ... visit are Albany, Baltimore, Trenton, Erie, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Charlotte, ... and San Diego. The medium’s fans can obtain Theresa ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com ... and a wide selection of tickets to many events. Cheap ... that will begin in September. , Hockey fans are enthusiastic ... to obtain tickets for games. Now is the time to ... to begin in mere months. There will be a great ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:‘How to Make Friends as an Adult by Just Being Yourself: Becoming a “People Person” In Three Steps or Less’ Gives Tips for Making Friends During Adulthood - Vinamy 2Health News:Jvion Achieves Benchmark Accuracy in Pressure Ulcer Prediction 2Health News:Five Questions to Determine Who Qualifies for a Personal Injury Claim Recently Released by The Jones Firm in Recent Article 2Health News:Theresa Caputo Tour Tickets for Sale at Ticketability.com Cause a Buying Frenzy Among Customers Over Their Offering of Deeply Discounted Seats 2Health News:2014 NHL Preseason Tickets Are Among Top Selling Seats at Trusted Provider BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com 2
... pediatric research institution , ... Washington, DC (Vocus) November ... Research Institute , dedicated new research facilities today, increasing the space ... than 100,000 square feet. , , , , ,Elected officials and ...
... MedNotes offers personalized medication profiles, drug interaction and warning ... , NEW YORK, Nov. 24 ... medication and related health issues, today announced the launch ... way consumers can monitor and manage their own medications, ...
... For over a decade Ochsner Health System,has enjoyed a ... improved patient care, cost savings and increased revenues for,Ochsner,s ... New Orleans have,seen more than their share of tragedy. ... left the greater New Orleans hospital infrastructure,badly damaged. ...
... With the bWell-informed Health Plan Forecaster, Medicare shoppers can ... , NEW YORK, Nov. ... first day of the holiday shopping rush. For seniors ... options, there,s no better time to "shop" for coverage ...
... Nov. 24 In preparation for its January 1,2009 ... Francisco,s highly regarded Institute on Aging (IOA). , ... nonprofit, membership-based, "aging-in-place",program designed to help older adults and ... apartments, and neighborhoods as long as they wish or ...
... 75th Annual Stockholders Meeting of Florida’s Natural Growers ... on Monday, the 17th of November. The theme ... Value,” was appropriate since the Cooperative reported one ... despite an extremely challenging economic environment. In fact, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Children's National Dedicates New Research Facility 2Health News:Children's National Dedicates New Research Facility 3Health News:Drugs.com Unveils the Next Generation Medication Safety Tool to Help Consumers Avoid Dangerous Drug Interactions 2Health News:Drugs.com Unveils the Next Generation Medication Safety Tool to Help Consumers Avoid Dangerous Drug Interactions 3Health News:Drugs.com Unveils the Next Generation Medication Safety Tool to Help Consumers Avoid Dangerous Drug Interactions 4Health News:Drugs.com Unveils the Next Generation Medication Safety Tool to Help Consumers Avoid Dangerous Drug Interactions 5Health News:Ochsner Health System, Surgical Information Systems Partner to Rebuild New Orleans Healthcare Infrastructure 2Health News:Ochsner Health System, Surgical Information Systems Partner to Rebuild New Orleans Healthcare Infrastructure 3Health News:bWell-informed(TM) Adds Medicare Plan Tools for 2008 Open Enrollment Season 2Health News:Institute on Aging Collaborates With New Program San Francisco Village 2Health News: Florida's Natural Celebrates 75 Years with Record Performance 2Health News: Florida's Natural Celebrates 75 Years with Record Performance 3
(Date:8/20/2014)... , August 20, 2014 Phase ... in the US  KalVista Pharmaceuticals ("KalVista"), an ... (DME), today announces that it has begun a Phase ... kallikrein inhibitor, KVD001, for the treatment of DME. The ... the Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Center; Harvard Medical ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... , Aug. 19, 2014   Lincor ... its patient experience technology to New ... the five-year agreement, CarePoint Health will deploy Lincor,s ... Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical ... a range of software solutions to help hospitals ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... -- The Alabama Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision on August ... mislead doctors into believing that prescription medicines the companies market ... Wyeth, and the decision came after the Supreme Court ruled ... Heninger Garrison Davis attorneys Lew Garrison and ... Danny Weeks . The decision won a clear ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:KalVista Pharmaceuticals Announces Start of Clinical Development for Novel Treatment for Diabetic Macular Edema 2KalVista Pharmaceuticals Announces Start of Clinical Development for Novel Treatment for Diabetic Macular Edema 3KalVista Pharmaceuticals Announces Start of Clinical Development for Novel Treatment for Diabetic Macular Edema 4Lincor Announces Agreement With CarePoint Health For State-Of-The-Art Patient Engagement Technology 2Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 2Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 3Heninger Garrison Davis Clients To Get Their Day in Court Against Brand Drug Companies 4
... 13 Octapharma USA ... therapy development specifically for von Willebrand Disease (VWD), is now ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved wilate® ... in patients with severe VWD as well as in patients ...
... May 13 Stereotaxis, (Nasdaq: STXS ... with complex arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, ... the scientific program of the 31st Annual Heart Rhythm ... presentations and eight posters will underscore the broad clinical ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Octapharma USA Announces Availability and Distributors for wilate®, the First Replacement Therapy Developed Specifically for von Willebrand Disease 2Octapharma USA Announces Availability and Distributors for wilate®, the First Replacement Therapy Developed Specifically for von Willebrand Disease 3Octapharma USA Announces Availability and Distributors for wilate®, the First Replacement Therapy Developed Specifically for von Willebrand Disease 4New Data Demonstrate Safety, Efficacy of Stereotaxis for Patients with AFIB, VT and Congenital Defects 2New Data Demonstrate Safety, Efficacy of Stereotaxis for Patients with AFIB, VT and Congenital Defects 3New Data Demonstrate Safety, Efficacy of Stereotaxis for Patients with AFIB, VT and Congenital Defects 4New Data Demonstrate Safety, Efficacy of Stereotaxis for Patients with AFIB, VT and Congenital Defects 5New Data Demonstrate Safety, Efficacy of Stereotaxis for Patients with AFIB, VT and Congenital Defects 6
... Cruise Control is ... STAAR as a filter ... and aspiration tubing that ... the safety and efficiency ...
... The robust, compact Sleepscan Traveler provides the ... can acquire PSG data in the home, ... laboratory. Traveler sleep studies utilize the same ... in-lab studies. Sleepscan Traveler studies take full ...
... Pioneer in Digital EEG ,The company ... system presents the latest addition to ... VISION. This innovative system incorporates the ... and information management to offer you ...
"Ganzfeld" stimulations for flash VEP, flash ERG and sensory EOG. Complies with international standards of electrophysiology....
Medicine Products: