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Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the MILESTONE clinical study did not show sufficient efficacy to support further development of dalfampridine to improve post-stroke walking difficulties.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the MILESTONE clinical study did not show sufficient efficacy to support further development of dalfampridine...

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Phase IIIb trial of Xarelto (rivaroxaban) shows reduced risk of bleeding in non-valvular atrial fibrillation- Janssen

New Phase IIIb results from the PIONEER AF-PCI study met its primary endpoint and showed that both groups on Xarelto...

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UK NICE recommends reduced dose of Brilique (ticagrelor) for 3 years to prevent heart attack or stroke- AstraZeneca

A final appraisal from the UK's National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends a reduced dose of Brilique...

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Guidelines

European Stroke Organisation (ESO) guidelines for the management of temperature in patients with acute ischemic stroke

Hyperthermia is a frequent complication in up to 50% of patients with acute ischemic stroke, and it was shown to...

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European Stroke Organisation (ESO) guidelines for the management of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage

These guidelines inform the management of Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) based on evidence for the effects of treatments in randomized controlled...

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Weight management: lifestyle services for overweight or obese adults

The guideline replaces section 1.1.7 of Obesity, NICE clinical guideline 43 (2006). This guideline makes recommendations on the provision of effective multi-component...

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Journal articles

Role of prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) in acute intracerebral hemorrhage with positive CTA spot sign: An institutional experience at a regional and state designated stroke center.

Our objective is to identify the effect of prothrombin complex concentrate in acute intracranial hemorrhage by evaluating intraparenchymal hematoma expansion between initial and follow-up head CT at 5-24 h in those with positive CTA spot sign.

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of different systolic blood pressure targets for people with a history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack: Economic analysis of the PAST-BP study.

The PAST-BP trial found that using a lower systolic blood pressure target in a primary care population with prevalent cerebrovascular disease was associated with a small additional reduction in blood pressure.

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Safety and Feasibility of Treatment with Rivaroxaban for Non-Canonical Indications: A Case Series Analysis.

The new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are used for the prevention of thromboembolic complications in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) and those at risk of deep venous thrombosis. 

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