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  • Readmissions High After Endovascular Therapy for Stroke Patents undergoing endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke have a high rate of 30-day non-elective hospital readmission but no higher than those receiving thrombolysis alone, a new large cohort study suggests.
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Tied to MI Risk People with inflammatory bowel disease may be up to 12 times more likely to suffer myocardial infarction (MI), a U.S. study suggests.
  • Depression, PTSD in Women Tied to Subsequent Dementia Women with depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, or traumatic brain injury are 50% to 80% more likely to develop dementia, suggests a new study of more than 100,000 US female veterans.
  • Alfacalcidol Does Not Lower CV Risk in Dialysis, Trial Suggests Alfacalcidol did not reduce the risk for cardiovascular events in patients without secondary hyperparathyroidism who were undergoing maintenance hemodialysis, the J-DAVID trial found.