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Mayo Clinic的研究显示新的口服血液稀释药物具有较低的肾脏风险

Mayo Clinic研究人员的工作显示患者使用不同类型的血液稀释药物来预防中风与其肾功能衰退或衰竭风险增加之间的联系。他们在“美国心脏病学院学报”(Journal of the American College of Cardiology)上发表的这项研究是旨在确定非维生素K拮抗剂(non-vitamin K antagonist)口服抗凝剂与长期以来的标准药物华法林(warfarin)相比的安全性和有效性的一系列研究(series of studies)中的最新的一项。患有房颤(atrial fibrillation)-- 中风的危险因素 --的患者通常会服用这类药物。

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New Oral Anticoagulant Drugs Associated with Lower Kidney Risks, Mayo Clinic Research Shows

Mayo Clinic researchers have shown a link between which type of oral anticoagulant (blood-thinning medication) a patient takes to prevent a stroke and increased risks of kidney function decline or failure.

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Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN) presents Neurologist Pioneering Award to Dr. Anthony Furlan

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Dr. Anthony Furlan of University Hospitals in Cleveland was given the Neurologist Pioneering Award from the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN).

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Could This Protein Protect People Against Coronary Artery Disease?

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By studying the genetic makeup of people who maintain clear arteries into old age, researchers led by UNC’s Jonathan Schisler, PhD, have identified a possible genetic basis for coronary artery disease (CAD), as well as potential new opportunities to prevent it.

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New Tool Predicts Risk of Heart Attack in Older Surgery Patients

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A tool designed to more accurately predict the risk of heart attack in older patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery works significantly better than traditional risk assessment tools. By having more accurate information, older patients and their physicians can make an informed decision on whether to undergo surgery.

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Expert Q&A: ASU Professor Explains New Blood Pressure Guidelines

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Military Medical Officers Save Woman’s Life on Veterans Day

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Swift action by two Army medical department officers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences saved the life of a Texas woman who went into cardiac arrest on Veterans Day.

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Uninsured Heart Attack, Stroke Patients Face ‘Catastrophic’ Costs

Heart attack and stroke patients without medical insurance face “devastating” health care costs that can bankrupt them, research from UT Southwestern and other centers shows.







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