|Sponsored by the HealthcareTrainingInstitute.org providing Quality Education since 1979|
The article above contains foundational information. Articles below contain optional updates.
Many stroke patients not screened for osteoporosis, despite known risks - April 25, 2019
Many stroke survivors have an increased risk of osteoporosis, falls or breaks when compared to healthy people. This study provides further evidence of the importance of identifying risk and initiating treatment to prevent bone loss and fractures in stroke survivors who are at increased risk of osteoporosis.
Drugs to prevent stroke and dementia show promise in early trial - April 25, 2019
Treatments that prevent recurrence of types of stroke and dementia caused by damage to small blood vessels in the brain have moved a step closer, following a small study.
Antibiotic use linked to greater risk of heart attack and stroke in women - April 25, 2019
Women who take antibiotics over a long period of time are at increased risk of heart attack or stroke, according to research carried out in nearly 36,500 women.
Stroke patients receive different amounts of physical therapy - April 24, 2019
Medicare-covered stroke patients receive vastly different amounts of physical and occupational therapy during hospital stays despite evidence that such care is strongly associated with positive health outcomes, a new study found.
Number of women who aren't physically active enough is high and growing - April 23, 2019
Using data from a national survey representing more than 19 million US women with established cardiovascular disease, researchers say that more than half of women with the condition do not do enough physical activity and those numbers have grown over the last decade.
CEU Continuing Education for