The nutritionally skewed “Western" diet relies on processed foods that foster obesity and may even promote autoimmune diseases.
Drivers rarely undergo evaluative services before returning to driving following a stroke, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's International Stroke Conference, held from Feb. 12 to 14 in San Diego.
For women, moderate to strenuous physical activity is associated with a decreased risk of stroke, even among those using postmenopausal hormone therapy, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's International Stroke Conference, held from Feb. 12 to 14 in San Diego.
For up to 12 months after ischemic stroke, women have worse quality of life than men, according to research published online Feb. 7 in Neurology.
The American Medical Association is continuing its efforts to stop implementation of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, citing the huge financial burden for physicians.
Congress has agreed on legislation to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate formula, which will guarantee Medicare providers annual 0.5 percent reimbursement increases as new payment models are introduced, according to an article published Feb. 11 in Medical Economics.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have extended another deadline for the Medicare electronic health record Incentive Program, according to an article published Feb. 11 in Medical Economics.
3.3 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through the state and federal marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration announced Wednesday.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about two-thirds (64 percent) of people with high blood pressure had the condition under control during 2012, the latest year for which figures are available. The report is published in the Feb. 14 issue of the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Even though most Americans have access to hospitals that are capable of providing acute care for ischemic stroke, treatment rates are low, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference, held from Feb. 12 to 14 in San Diego.