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3 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Having last laugh on a cruel trickster

Enjoyng every minute of life, members of Swindon Stroke Support Group. Pictured are Peter Berrisford, sitting, back - left to right - Lilian Monk, Gerold Stephenson, Shirley Sofflet, Jackie Hirst, Pat Berrisford, John Messenger, Ivor Hancock and Lin H We've all met one; they hide their innate sadism behind an inane grin, and seldom get the thorough ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England

6 hrs ago | InteliHealth

Harvard news review

Americans with diabetes are much less likely to develop further health problems than they were 20 years ago, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Heart Attack

10 hrs ago | Freshnews

Zocere Given Top Innovator Award by youngStartup Ventures

The award was given at the 2014 Life Sciences & Venture Summit held April 2 in New York City.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Digital Sandbox

14 hrs ago | Science Daily

Beating the clock for ischemic stroke sufferers

Researchers have developed a new computer tool to ensure faster care and treatment for stroke patients.


Related Topix: Health

18 hrs ago | SCC Observer

'Tomorrow might be better'

Bruce Smith is a quiet guy, with a special kind of glow that has you wondering about his life.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sacramento, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Stater Bros. donates half-million dollars to charities

BIG BEAR Stater Bros. Charities will present a check for more than a half-million dollars to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to fight against heart disease and stroke.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

10p 'polypill' could save millions of lives

A "POLYPILL" costing around 10p and containing aspirin, statins and blood pressure medication could slash the number of deaths caused by heart attacks or stroke, scientists believe.


Related Topix: Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Mercy in a race to increase stroke awareness in Merced

National Stroke Awareness Month is coming up in May, and Mercy Medical Center is taking action to bring more awareness about strokes to Merced.


Related Topix: Medicine, Merced, CA, Mercy Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

The Southtown Star

Christ Medical Center recognized for stroke care

Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn has been recognized for excellence in the treatment of stroke patients by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, according to a press release from the hospital.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Illinois


Cigarette branding: time to act - the choice is plain

The Stroke Foundation is today backing the Cancer Society and Smokefree Coalition who are making oral submissions to the Health Select Committee in support of proposed legislation to remove of all branding from tobacco products.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Smoking

Surgical Products

Outcome Of Stroke Worse For People With Infection

Infection is bad news for all of us - but it can be really serious to people who have had a stroke.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Stroke healthcare inequalities remain in the UK

The quality of healthcare provided after a stroke remains uneven in the UK, according to a new study led by King's College London.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Long Term Care


Optimal Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Drug-Eluting...

Background-The risks and benefits of long-term dual antiplatelet therapy remain unclear.


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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BioMed Central

Prognosis of concomitant users of clopidogrel and proton-pump...

It is unclear whether concomitant use of clopidogrel and proton-pump inhibitors increases the risk of recurrence of cardiovascular disease or death in patients at high risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.


Related Topix: Medicine, Plavix, Clopidogrel (generic), Heart Attack, Health

Quincy Journal

U.S. Senator from Illinois Mark Kirk tours Blessing Hospital's stroke unit

Weather on is provided by the National Weather Service, is in the public domain, and is not covered by copyright protection.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Immigration Reform, Weather, Quincy, IL

CBC News

Pharmacists prescribing for stroke patients shows benefits, researchers say

Stroke survivors gained better control over risk factors like cholesterol levels when a pharmacist actively adjusted their medications compared with similar patients who received counselling and management from nurses, Alberta researchers have found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nursing, Science / Technology

Nursing Center

Patent foramen ovale and strokes

MR. L, 43, is sitting at home watching a football game when he experiences bitemporal hemianopsia .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Headache, Neurology, Circulation

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Stroke care 'differences' revealed

Poorer people who suffer from strokes are more likely to receive a sub-standard level of care, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Medicine

Sat Apr 12, 2014

NH Insider

NH DHHS - As Part of Achieving Million Hearts Initiative, DHHS Receives Grant from Astho

Concord, NH The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Service , Division of Public Health Services, in partnership with the University of New Hampshire, Institute of Health Policy and Practice, applied for and was one of nine states to receive a grant from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials to participate in the ... (more)


Related Topix: Concord, NH, University of New Hampshire, Health Care Policy, Health, Medicine, Hypertension, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fri Apr 11, 2014

A Big Thank you to Medina Hospital volunteers: What's Brewing

I spent several enjoyable hours on April 8 at the Weymouth Country Club ballroom sharing a delicious luncheon with Medina Hospital volunteers at the annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon.


Related Topix: Medina, OH, Medicine, Health, Medina County, OH