Stroke

Stopping Postmenopausal HT May Increase Risk for Cardiac, Stroke Death

Stopping Postmenopausal HT May Increase Risk for Cardiac, Stroke Death

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Increased mortality risks were limited to the first post-HT year because increases in risks markedly decreased when the follow-up time was extended over more than 1 year.

Stroke Risk Upped With High Childhood BMI

Stroke Risk Upped With High Childhood BMI

Increases in BMI z-score between 7 and 13 years of age increase a person's risk of ischemic stroke in early adulthood.

Following Ischemic Stroke, Glycemic Control Indicative of Short-Term Outcomes

Following Ischemic Stroke, Glycemic Control Indicative of Short-Term Outcomes

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Hyperglycemia treatment was left to physician's discretion.

Radioiodine Therapy and Hemorrhagic Stoke: Are Risk Levels Increased?

Radioiodine Therapy and Hemorrhagic Stoke: Are Risk Levels Increased?

Stroke risk with I-131 therapy for thyroid cancer was examined via 2 cohorts using 1:1 propensity score matching.

Risk Factors for Preeclampsia and Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women

Risk Factors for Preeclampsia and Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women

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Pregnancy-associated stroke risk is even higher in women with chronic hypertension, coagulopathies, and prothrombotic conditions.

CHD, Stroke Risk Markedly Increased in Diabetics With Both High TG, Low HDL-C

CHD, Stroke Risk Markedly Increased in Diabetics With Both High TG, Low HDL-C

Patients with diabetes and both high triglycerides and low HDL-C have increased risks of incident coronary heart disease and stroke.

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