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Research has linked greater segregation within black communities can lead to higher prevalence of hypertension. A recent study, published online May 15 in JAMA Internal Medicine, examined how changes in exposure to segregation affected high blood pressure.

More than one-third of respondents reported having at least one symptom consistent with a transient ischemic attack, according to a survey from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

New research from the University of Michigan has found that targeting inflammation in patients with venous thromboembolism could reduce rates of morbidity and mortality.

After adjusting for age, sex, physical activity and other variables, adults who drank artificially sweetened soft drinks had an increased risk of ischemic stroke, all-cause dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to an observational study.

A prospective study in Japan found that men and women who lost their jobs had higher risks of morbidity and mortality from total, hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.

 

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Seeking a way to treat DVTs without bleeding risks

We know that inflammation is the root of much disease. But often getting rid of inflammation introduces more problems, for example, bleeding risks.

Three daily servings of fruits, vegetables could reduce chance of peripheral artery disease

In a massive study that included more than 3.7 million people, researchers found more evidence supporting what we already know: Fruits and vegetables are good for you. Furthermore, the work found they may help prevent peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Reducing racial segregation one way to fight hypertension in black adults

Research has linked greater segregation within black communities can lead to higher prevalence of hypertension. A recent study, published online May 15 in JAMA Internal Medicine, examined how changes in exposure to segregation affected high blood pressure.

Stretching before walking could reduce pain in peripheral artery disease patients

To help treat patients with peripheral artery disease, physicians could suggest regularly stretching their calf muscles before walking, according to new data from Florida State University.

ReFlow Medical recalls lots of its Wingman35 Crossing Catheters

ReFlow Medical voluntarily recalled certain lots of its Wingman35 Crossing Catheters, which are used in the peripheral vasculature.

Survey finds most people with one transient ischemic attack symptom do not call 911

More than one-third of respondents reported having at least one symptom consistent with a transient ischemic attack, according to a survey from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

Researchers find reducing inflammation can help treat venous thromboembolism

New research from the University of Michigan has found that targeting inflammation in patients with venous thromboembolism could reduce rates of morbidity and mortality.

Researchers call for better surveillance systems to track stroke incidence over time

Acute ischemic stroke hospitalizations rates increased among adults from 35 and 44 years old between 2003 and 2012, according to a database analysis.

Artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of stroke, dementia

After adjusting for age, sex, physical activity and other variables, adults who drank artificially sweetened soft drinks had an increased risk of ischemic stroke, all-cause dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to an observational study.

Unemployment, job loss may increase risk of stroke mortality, morbidity

A prospective study in Japan found that men and women who lost their jobs had higher risks of morbidity and mortality from total, hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke.

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