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Intensive Glucose Management Poststroke Does Not Improve Outcomes and May Increase Risks

Thursday, February 07, 2019—Results of the SHINE study (NCT01369069) presented at a plenary during the International Stroke Conference in Honolulu, HI show that intensive management of hyperglycemia for …

New Study Will Evaluate Smart Watch Technology for Help in Preventing Strokes

Monday, January 21, 2019—January 21, 2019 -- A new study will analyze the impact of a smart watch (Apple, Cupertino, CA) on early detection and diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AFib) and the potentia…

FDA Approves Use of Imaging Platform to Select Patients for Clot Removal

Friday, January 18, 2019—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a neuroimaging platform (RAPID; iSchemaView, Menlo Park, CA) for selecting stroke patients who are likely to benefit from e…

New Aneurysm Treatment Device Receives Premarket Approval

Tuesday, January 08, 2019—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted premarket approval (PMA) to an intrasaccular flow disruptor (Web aneurysm embolization system; Microvention, Aliso Viejo, CA) wh…

American Academy of Neurology Call for Uniformity in Brain Death Standards

Thursday, January 03, 2019—Noting that only 1 state, Nevada, has adopted legislation requiring use of medically accepted guidelines for determining brain death, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) i…

Sleep Apnea Can Double Risk of Hard-to-Treat Hypertension in African-Americans

Monday, December 17, 2018—A new study published in Circulation reveals that African-Americans with moderate or severe sleep apnea are twice as likely to have hard-to-control high blood pressu…

Large Global Registry of Stroke-Inducing Blood Clots Launched

Tuesday, December 11, 2018—The single largest global registry will collect and analyze stroke-inducing blood clots removed from the brain by thrombectomy. The Excellent Registry will enroll up to 1,000 …

Biases in Dementia Screening Tools

Wednesday, November 28, 2018—Brief cognitive tests are useful screening tools for dementia in the primary care setting; however, a study published in the journal Neurology Clinical Practice show…

 
 

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