Cerebrovascular Diseases

VA Study Finds Secondary ASCVD Prevention Lacking for Women
April 22, 2021

Sex disparities in cardiovascular care in the VA system included less therapy with antiplatelet agents and any intensity statin for women with premature ASCVD than men.

Ticagrelor Wins Label Expansion to Reduce Risk of Recurrent Stroke, TIA
November 06, 2020

FDA approval is based on results of the phase III THALES trial, in which DAPT with ticagrelor and aspirin for 30 days reduced the rate of stroke and death by 17% vs aspirin alone.

Visit-to-Visit Variability in BP Associated with Dementia, Cognitive Decline
September 03, 2020

"Beyond hypertension, higher BPV is a major clinical predictor of cognitive impairment and dementia," conclude authors of a new study.