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08-03-2017 | Migraine | Highlight | Article

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Migraine linked to spontaneous cervical artery dissection

IPSYS investigators have found a significant association between migraine and cervical artery dissection, identifying it as a potential biomarker.

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JAMA Neurol 2017; Advance online publication

07-03-2017 | Public health | Highlight | Article

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Diet associated with ‘substantial proportion’ of cardiometabolic deaths

Research published in JAMA suggests that suboptimal intake of specific dietary factors is associated with almost half of deaths from heart disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes in the USA.

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JAMA 2017; 317: 908–909, 912–924

02-03-2017 | Stroke | News | Article

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Stroke phenotype may aid antiplatelet treatment choice in ischemic stroke patients

Patients with ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack of atherosclerotic origin may gain more benefit from taking ticagrelor than aspirin, study findings in The Lancet Neurology indicate.

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Lancet Neurol 2017; Advance online publication

16-02-2017 | Arrhythmia | Main feed | Article

Real-world effectiveness, safety of novel oral anticoagulants in AF explored

A Danish nationwide cohort study published in The BMJ examines the effectiveness and safety profiles of novel oral anticoagulants among patients with atrial fibrillation.

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BMJ 2017; 356: j510

16-02-2017 | Stroke | News | Article

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Arterial spin labeling detects post-stroke collateral blood vessels to aid prognosis

 Collateral blood vessels detected on arterial spin labeling magnetic resonance imaging are significantly associated with good neurologic outcomes in patients after acute ischemic stroke.

08-02-2017 | Stroke | Highlight | Article

Prolonged ECG monitoring improves post-stroke atrial fibrillation detection

Research suggests that all patients aged 60 years or older who have had a stroke, irrespective of the suspected cause, could benefit from enhanced and prolonged monitoring for atrial fibrillation.

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Lancet Neurol 2017; Advance online publication

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