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Study Confirms No HRT Benefit for Older Women

... compared to the placebo group. However, rates for cerebrovascular disease, breast or other cancers, fractures and overall deaths were not significantly different in these two groups. This study confirms an early increase in thromboembolic and cardiovascular risk in older women starting hormone replacement therapy...

Pollution Induced Cancer Emerges as Top Killer in China

...iseases for urban residents last year, followed by cerebrovascular diseases and heart ailments. Death rate from can...sed by 10 illnesses, the first three being cancer, cerebrovascular diseases and respiratory diseases, China Daily quoted the survey as saying. Air pollution was a ma...

Different Causes for Childhood Brain Aneurysm was Revealed

...Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center. Most cerebrovascular specialists believe that aneurysms arise from mechanical fatigue of the arterial wallresulting from wear and tear caused by a lifetime of excessive blood pressure and flow on thin-walled cerebral arteries. But our study suggests thatunlike the adul...

Dental X-rays of Carotid Artery Cannot Estimate Stroke Risk

... on panoramic radiographs and the precipitation of cerebrovascular accidents (CVA). The search identified 54 articles...ound no significant difference in the incidence of cerebrovascular diseases between subjects with CCAA and subjects without CCAA. This issue is complicated because ...

Diabetes May Bring You A Step Closer To Alzheimer’s Diseas

...lzheimer's disease, the authors note. In addition, cerebrovascular disease-diseases such as stroke that affect the vessels supplying blood to the brain-is related to both diabetes and Alzheimer's disease. "Our results provide further support to the potentially important independent role of diabetes in the pathogen...

Gene Mutation Linked With Risks of Stroke

...re found to have a significantly increased risk of cerebrovascular disease and ischemic stroke (a stroke caused by a ...e, Parkinson disease, ALS, multiple sclerosis, and cerebrovascular disease, but this is the first time we've been able to determine this gene predicts such a significa...

Atherothrombosis Associated With High Rates of Cardiovascular Events

...al disease, such as coronary artery disease [CAD], cerebrovascular disease [CVD], and peripheral arterial disease [PAD; narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs and feet]) is associated with the main causes of death on a worldwide scale, according to background information in the article. "Recent U.S. data hav...

Atherothrombosis Patients at High Risk for CV Events

...al disease, such as coronary artery disease [CAD], cerebrovascular disease [CVD], and peripheral arterial disease [PAD]; narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs and feet]) is associated with the main causes of death on a worldwide scale, according to background information in the article. "Recent U.S. data ...

NCPAP Decreases Cerebrovascular Risk in OSA Patients

...atients with OSA is likely preceded by subclinical cerebrovascular disease, or silent brain infarction, which is dete... platelet activation and appear to forecast future cerebrovascular events. The researchers found that use of nCPAP, a treatment designed to reduce the number of epis...

Potential Key to Brain Blood-Flow Disorders Explored by Scientists

...ier potassium channel function could contribute to cerebrovascular disorders including local cerebral ischemia, demen...ins may be novel targets to protect the brain from cerebrovascular disorders. In addition to Nelson, the research team included Jessica Filosa, Ph.D., postdoctoral fel...

Child-Proof: Brain Mapping Safer for Children than Previously Thought

...that children with strokes, brain tumors and other cerebrovascular diseases can safely// undergo a potentially life-saving brain-mapping test that many doctors have long shunned over concerns for side effects. Analysis of 241 cerebral angiograms performed on 205 children at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center betwee...

A “Leaky” Blood-Brain Barrier and Alzheimer痵

... integrity is generally thought to be perturbed in cerebrovascular disease, but preserved in AD. Although BBB impairment is not thought to be a primary mechanism of disease it may be an important modifier of treatment and outcome. The study found BBB impairment in a significant minority of subjects with AD. Furthe...

Carotid Stenting Could Avert Depression In Stenosis

...ding to the National Center for Health Statistics, cerebrovascular disease is the third leading cause of death in the...wn that some depressive disorders may be caused by cerebrovascular diseases such as carotid stenosis, which restrict blood flow to the brain. These disorders are colle...

Brain Surgery Without the Surgery?

...-M neurosurgeon B. Gregory Thompson, M.D., head of cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery at U-M who performs both open-cranial microsurgery and minimally invasive endovascular procedures. “An aneurysm is a ballooning, a little weak spot like one on a tire when it’s about to blow. When aneurysms rupture, ab...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Manifest In Various Unknown Risks

...cally reduce the risk of myocardial infarction and cerebrovascular accidents, which are two of the most serious cardiovascular events, often leading to death". He added, "This study shows encouraging results for people with RA which could potentially reduce the mortality amongst these patients." TNF inhibitors are...

New Test to Diagnose the Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

...eripheral arterial disease often have coronary and cerebrovascular disease as well. The risk factors for PAD include smoking, high blood pressure, high lipids and diabetes. People with PAD generally have pain in the calves when they exercise. Those with severe disease can have pain at rest and tissue loss, including...

Rare Genetic Disorder Could Cause Strokes In Young People

...e can die prematurely because of renal, cardiac or cerebrovascular complications. The researchers at University of Rostock, Germany, led by Arndt Rolfs, carried out genetic screening of over 700 adults suffering from unexplained strokes to find out whether they had Fabry disease. They found that four percent of ...

A Change In Lifestyle Can Help In Weight Reduction

...ity, such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, kidney disease, liver disease, and diabetes. Because many obese patients also have other conditions that can adversely affect their health, physicians should carefully monitor patients enrolled in weight-loss programs that include weight-los...

Need for considering cardiovascular risks before giving HAART for HIV/aids patients

...e recent evidence of increasing cardiovascular and cerebrovascular accidents that are happening with the treatment. Researchers feel that people infected with HIV have more risk of cardiovascular mortality on taking the HAART treatment than those who haven’t. HAART is associated with risk factors like increased pla...

The After Effects Of Pneumonia

...creasing age combined with cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, an altered mental state, and anemia were significant and independent predictors of death in the two to three years after being hospitalized for pneumonia. In addition, patients with poorly controlled diabetes and a hematocrit (ratio of the ...

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