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Heart disease, stroke emerge as top killers worldwide

By   /  January 10, 2013  /  Neurologi Umum  /  No Comments

London, UK – The number of deaths worldwide caused by noncommunicable “rich-country” diseases such as heart disease and stroke reached 34.5 million in 2010, outstripping the key global killers from two decades ago: infections, poor nutrition, and deaths associated with childbirth and early life. That’s one of the key messages from an ambitious, multinational study […]

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More bleeding, no extra ischemic protection with high-dose aspirin in HORIZONS-AMI

By   /  December 29, 2012  /  Neurologi Umum  /  No Comments

Ann Arbor, MI – An analysis of the Harmonizing Outcomes with Revascularization and Stents in Acute Myocardial Infarction (HORIZONS-AMI) trial has shown that patients with ST-segment-elevation MI (STEMI) undergoing primary PCI discharged on high-dose aspirin have higher rates of major bleeding than those discharged on low-dose aspirin. The high-dose aspirin also failed to provide any […]

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Persepsi Yang Salah Tentang Epilepsi

By   /  April 4, 2012  /  Epilepsi, Neurologi Umum  /  No Comments

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Masih banyak masyarakat yang salah persepsi mengenai epilepsi. Sebagian besar masyarakat menganggap epilepsi adalah penyakit, namun dr. Irawan Mangunarmadja, SpA dari Departemen Kesehatan Anak FKUI – RSCM mengatakan epilepsi adalah kelainan atau gangguan saraf pada otak. “Ada lepas muatan listrik abnormal dalam otak yang menyebabkan penyandang mengalami serangan bangkitan berulang,” kata […]

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Overeating, Salt, the real culprits in stroke risk

By   /  December 26, 2011  /  Neurologi Umum  /  No Comments

Perth, Australia – The overall quality of a person’s diet and the balance between caloric intake and expenditure appear to be more important determinants of stroke risk than the actual foods and nutrients consumed, according to a new review published in the January 2012 Lancet Neurology special issue. In general, the two biggest threats to […]

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Diet rich in antioxidants may cut stroke risk

By   /  December 18, 2011  /  Neurologi Umum  /  1 Comment

Stockholm, Sweden – Women who eat an antioxidant-rich diet may significantly cut their stroke risk, particularly for those without a history of CVD, new research suggests [1]. The prospective study found that women with no history of CVD who consumed the highest amount of antioxidants in foods such as fruit, vegetables, tea, whole grains, and […]

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