Tag Archives: Artery

Study Ties Some Migraines to Artery Tears in Neck, Raising Stroke Risk

News Picture: Study Ties Some Migraines to Artery Tears in Neck, Raising Stroke Risk

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Some younger adults who suffer migraines may be at risk for tears in their neck arteries, which can increase the chances of a stroke, a new study suggests. Exactly what triggers these vessel tears is not clear, the researchers …

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Skipping Aspirin Before Artery Procedure May Boost Death Rates

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THURSDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) — Patients who do not receive aspirin before they undergo coronary angioplasty have a higher risk of death, a new study reports. Coronary angioplasty is a procedure to clear blocked heart arteries in order to restore blood flow. Leading medical groups recommend that patients receive …

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Bill Clinton Has Coronary Artery Procedure

Bill Clinton Has Coronary Artery Procedure

Stents Are Placed in the Former President’s Coronary Artery By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 11, 2010 — Former President Bill Clinton’s readmission to the hospital Thursday — for the placement of two stents in a coronary artery — was perhaps shocking …

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