Apixaban superior to warfarin for reducing brain bleeds in patients with AFib : Study also shows that use of aspirin increases risk of intracranial hemorrhage
March 29, 2017
American Society of Hematology
Patients with atrial fibrillation showed a substantially reduced risk of dangerous bleeding in the brain, known as intracranial hemorrhage, when taking the newer anticoagulant apixaban compared to those taking warfarin. The study also showed that taking aspirin increased the risk of intracranial hemorrhage, especially in older patients.
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Eliquis Side Effects. Eliquis packaging contains an FDA approved “Black Box Warning” that reveals the product can cause an increased potential risk of stroke in individual suffering with atrial fibrillation, especially when the patient stopped taking the drug.
Novel 5-minute workout improves blood pressure, may boost brain function
April 8, 2019
University of Colorado at Boulder
Five minutes daily of Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training lowers blood pressure, improves vascular health, boosts fitness and sharpens memory, according to preliminary results.