Tag: blood pressure

Remote blood pressure monitoring beneficial for stroke survivors in under-resourced areas

A new strategy using telehealth to monitor blood pressure at home for several months immediately after a stroke had a positive impact on patient engagement and blood...
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ISC News: AUGUSTUS secondary analysis confirms safety of blood thinning agent

Treatment with the blood thinner apixaban was associated with a lower risk of bleeding, death and hospitalisation compared with warfarin, regardless of history of...
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Blood pressure reduction inversely associated with poor outcome after successful reperfusion

A study investigating the relationship between systolic blood pressure (BP) reduction and outcome of mechanical thrombectomy has shown that systolic BP, in the first...

Intensive blood pressure lowering beyond recommendations safely reduced the risk of...

Although intensive blood pressure lowering with intravenous thrombolysis is safe in patients with acute ischaemic stroke, the observed reduction in intracranial haemorrhage did not...

Stroke survivors could gain the most from new blood pressure guidelines

Treating high blood pressure in stroke survivors more aggressively, could cut deaths by one-third, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart...