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Delayed fever after stroke worsens outcomes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Onset of hyperthermia several days after acute ischemic stroke is strongly associated with greater morbidity and mortality at 3 months, investigators report. A variety of studies has shown that body temperature...

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Ticagrelor safer, more effective than clopidogrel in ACS

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS), ticagrelor appears to be more effective than clopidogrel in reducing the incidence of death from vascular causes, myocardial infarction, or stroke, without increasing the...

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Thrombotic risk is lower with older contraceptives

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) conferred by oral contraceptives appears to be lowest with the older standbys: contraceptives containing levonorgestrel, progestogen-only pills, and hormone-releasing intrauterine...