Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Stroke News

News on Stroke continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

San Antonio Life Sciences Institute awards $25,000 for stem cell research

The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Chemistry Post-Doctoral Fellow Emily Boice and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Post-Doctoral Fellow Lei Huang.... The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute , a joint venture between The University of Texas at San Antonio and The University of Texas Health Science Center ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Texas, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Williamstown: 'Dash N' Dine' stroke awareness program offered

Home Instead Senior Care, Sweet Brook of Williamstown, and Gentiva Home Health have teamed up to provide a free Dash N' Dine for Stroke Awareness event from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Sweet Brook of Williamstown, 1561 Cold Spring Road.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Williamstown, VT, Social Software

12 hrs ago | SFGate

New tools, treatments being used to treat stroke patients

Severe damage from Bill Carey's stroke was averted when a catheter inserted in his leg was used to grab a clot in his brain.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Radiology

15 hrs ago | Circulation

Education Level and Inequalities in Stroke Reperfusion Therapy:...

Correspondence to Anna StecksA©n, RPT, MSc, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, UmeA University, S-901 87 UmeA , Sweden.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sweden, World News

16 hrs ago | ABC Action News

5 things you need to know for Wednesday

Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: Florida, Tampa, FL, Medicine, Health, Hillsborough County, FL, Pasco County, FL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Fraser Health stroke patients face 'less than ideal' care: report

The hot, dry weather has Vancouverites out catching some rays at beaches around the city.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, North America, Canada, World News, Neurology

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Stroke of genius for VSO player

Douglas Sparkes was the bass trombonist with the Hamilton Philharmonic and the National Arts Centre Orchestra - and had been tapped to play with the Canadian Brass - when he got a call that changed his life.

Comment?

Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Canada, Medicine, Health, Naturopathy, Acupuncture

Health News Digest

New Technology May Improve Visualization Of The Brain During Stroke Treatment

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 29, 2014 -- New technology in the form of a magnetically-assisted remote-controlled catheter which could allow physicians to see and assess brain tissue more clearly while treating a stroke may hold promise, according to study authors who released their findings today at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery 11 ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Colorado Springs, CO

The Star Online

Upcoming classes, programs at Rutherford Regional

Pink Ladies Cancer Support Group: Meeting Aug. 4, from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at the Cancer Resource Center.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Forest City, NC, Lake Lure, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Crerar Library News

All you need to know about Xarelto

Xarelto is a blood thinner used to prevent and treat blood clots and help patients with atrial fibrillation lower their risk of having a stroke.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Circulation

Prehospital Utility of Rapid Stroke Evaluation Using In-Ambulance...

From the Department of Neurology, University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston ; Department of Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas ; and Department of Medicine and Department of Surgery , Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Neurology, Houston, TX, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Circulation

Glycoprotein IIb-IIIa Inhibitors for Acute Ischemic Stroke [Cochrane Corner]

From the Stroke Unit and Department of Neurology, Carlo Poma Hospital, Mantua, Italy ; Stroke Unit, Niguarda Ca'Granda Hospital, Milano, Italy ; and Health Planning Service, Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy .

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Italy, World News,

Medical News Today

Targeting cell apoptosis after TIA in the elderly

Researchers at the Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, China discovered transient ischemia led to cell apoptosis in the hippocampus and changes in memory and cognition of aged rats.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, China, Medicine, Anesthesiology, Health

Medical News Today

Traumatic brain injury-induced oxidative stress reduced by melatonin

Traumatic brain injury can cause post-traumatic neurodegenerations with an increase in reactive oxygen species and reactive oxygen species-mediated lipid peroxidation.

Comment?

Related Topix: Vitamin C, Supplement, Vitamin E, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CiteULike

Classical and pleiotropic actions of dipyridamole: Not enough light to illuminate the dark tunnel?

Dipyridamole is a platelet inhibitor indicated for the secondary prevention of transient ischemic attack.

Comment?

Related Topix: Persantine, Dipyridamole (generic), Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Health

National Post

'I figured I'm done': How B.C. man survived on toilet water for ...

Water from a toilet bowl and thoughts of his family kept a 62-year-old Dawson Creek, B.C., man alive for a week when a stroke left him partially paralyzed on his bathroom floor.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Canada,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Mail

Could aspirin give you a heart attack? Gene found which doubles the ...

'No blood, no drugs, no weapons': Mystery surrounds the death of couple found in each others arms in Hilton hotel room after apparent double suicide by 'overdose' Could aspirin give you a heart attack? Gene found which doubles the risk for millions who take painkiller thinking it will ward off cardiac problems Government figures show there were ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Heart Attack, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CBC News

B.C. man survives after stroke by drinking toilet water for 7 days

Steve Adsley says he is lucky to be alive after surviving a stroke by drinking toilet water for 7 days until he was found.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Canada,

InteliHealth

Taking Pulse May Help Track Stroke Risk

People who have had strokes and their family members can help detect an increased risk of a second stroke, a new study suggests.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Darlington and Stockton Times

Young stroke suffered recognised for her bravery in the face of adversity

INSPIRATIONAL YOUNGSTER: Emily Simpson being presented with her award by Dr Satinder Sanghera and Emma Fitzimmons from Synergie Physiotherapy Clinic, who sponsors the award.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Health

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••