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New Oral Anticoagulant Effective than Warfarin

A new, large, real-world study has provided some reassurance about the consequences of suffering an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) while receiving one of the new oral anticoagulant (NOAC) drugs. The study was published online in JAMA to coincide with its presentation at International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2018.

Indian hospitals: Simple Toolkit Improves Quality of Care

A simple toolkit of checklists, education materials and quality and performance reporting improved the quality of care but not outcomes in hospitals in the south Indian state of Kerala and may have the potential to improve outcomes of heart attacks and other major cardiovascular disease events in other settings, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).