quit smoking to reduce stroke risk study

Quit smoking to reduce stroke risk: Study

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Seoul – Scientists have urged people with atrial fibrillation — the most common heart rhythm disorder — to quit smoking if they want to reduce stroke risk. Previous studies have shown that smokers are more likely to develop atrial fibrillation and subsequent stroke. “Smoking precipitates blood clots that could lead to a stroke, which may be why giving up lowers …

quit smoking to reduce stroke risk study

Quit smoking to reduce stroke risk: Study

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Seoul – Scientists have urged people with atrial fibrillation — the most common heart rhythm disorder — to quit smoking if they want to reduce stroke risk. Previous studies have shown that smokers are more likely to develop atrial fibrillation and subsequent stroke. “Smoking precipitates blood clots that could lead to a stroke, which may be why giving up lowers …

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Deep chest compression may reduce brain damage during cardiac arrest

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London – Researchers have revealed that deep chest compressions can crack ribs, but it prevents brain damage during cardiac arrest. “Deep chest compressions improve blood flow to the brain, improving survival and brain function,” said study author Irene Marco from University Hospital La Paz in Spain. They are updated every five years and are used to train health professionals and …

Deep chest pain

Deep chest compression may reduce brain damage during cardiac arrest

Saaz O Awaz Health

London – Researchers have revealed that deep chest compressions can crack ribs, but it prevents brain damage during cardiac arrest. “Deep chest compressions improve blood flow to the brain, improving survival and brain function,” said study author Irene Marco from University Hospital La Paz in Spain. They are updated every five years and are used to train health professionals and …

HCQ-azithromycin combination increases heart attack risk: Lancet

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London – A combination of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and azithromycin (AZM) has been linked to significant cardiovascular risks, including mortality, according to a study published in the journal Lancet Rheumatology. In patients with rheumatoid arthritis, HCQ treatment in 30 days was found to not carry excess risk of complications associated with its use, but HCQ treatment in the long-term had a …

Musk may reveal human trials for brain computer tech this week

Musk may reveal human trials for brain computer tech this week

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San Francisco – Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is all set to reveal a key update on his brain-machine interface company Neuralink this week and may announce human trials for the technology that has been successful on mice and even apes. While the whole agenda is still speculative, a live demonstration of neuron firing activity is confirmed. “Will show …

Covid negatively impacts people with eating disorders

Covid negatively impacts people with eating disorders

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London – Researchers have found the Covid-19 pandemic is having a profound, negative impact on nine out of 10 people with experience of eating disorders. According to Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, approximately 1.25 million people in the UK alone have an eating disorder. Until now, little was known about the impact of the pandemic on this population. While …

Study reveals how skin can regenerate after severe burns

Study reveals how skin can regenerate after severe burns

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Toronto – Researchers have made an exciting leap forward in understanding how skin heals, which could lead to drug treatments to vastly improve wound healing. According to the study, published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, people who suffer severe burns or extensive skin injuries are often left to live with the skin that feels chronically tight and itchy. “We …

Older people

Why older people are more susceptible to severe Covid-19

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London – Genes that play an important role in allowing SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19, to invade heart cells become more active with age, says a new study that joins the growing research into decoding why the elderly are most susceptible to the deadly respiratory disease. The findings, published in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, could help …

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How Covid-19 smell loss differs from the common cold

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London – Although COVID-19 patients may lose their sense of smell, they can breathe freely, do not tend to have a runny or blocked nose, and cannot detect bitter or sweet tastes, a study published on Wednesday has found. The study is the first to compare how people with COVID-19 smell and taste disorders differ from those with other causes …