Tag: stroke risk

Innovation, Research

AI-enabled ECGs may identify patients at greater risk of stroke, cognitive decline

May 2, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Atrial fibrillation, the most common cardiac rhythm abnormality, has been linked to one-third of ischemic strokes, the most common type of stroke. But atrial fibrillation is underdiagnosed, partly because many patients are asymptomatic. Artificial intelligence-enabled electrocardiography (ECG) was recently shown […]

Innovation, Research

‘Even moderate alcohol consumption increases stroke risk’

April 5, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

We know that alcohol consumption can impact our health in many ways, but some researchers have debated whether the amount and the frequency of consumption could have a bearing on whether drinking is better or worse for health. Certain studies […]


Researchers Use EMRs to Predict Risk of Stroke

July 11, 2017

Via: Healthcare Informatics

A team of researchers in California is using electronic medical records (EMRs) to predict the likelihood of a person experiencing atrial fibrillation—an irregular heartbeat that could result in a second stroke—after certain types of strokes. According to an article from […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Stroke could be better predicted with biomarker discovery

August 25, 2016

Via: Medical News Today

Stroke is a leading cause of disability and death in the United States, affecting more than 795,000 Americans every year. But what if doctors were better able to predict who is likely to have a stroke, providing greater opportunity for […]