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.
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.
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.
International Business Times
Less Sleep Can Cause Stroke, Diabetes, High BP: Study
People who get less than six hours' sleep in the night are at a higher risk of suffering from a stroke, developing type 2 diabetes and high BP, say researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Reports from University Hospital Add New Data to Findings in Aspirin...
Editor at Biotech Week -- A new study on Drugs and Therapies is now available. According to news reporting originating from , by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The pharmacological target of aspirin is the inhibition of cyclooxygenase-1 and thromboxane-A2 synthesis.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
WZVN-TV Fort Myers
New brain procedure cuts down hospital stay
"It's amazing," said Warwick about a picture of her recent surgery. "This is actually a piece of my brain."
Research IDs heart disease risk factor for women
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Previous stroke, vascular disease: Seniors at higher risk of stroke after heart surgery
Older people who have had strokes or who have vascular disease are at risk of stroke both immediately after cardiac surgery and during the following two years, according to a new study in CMAJ .
The Otago Daily Times
Much interest in stroke treatment
A Dunedin man believed to be the first New Zealander to undergo innovative stroke therapy in the United States may have become a trailblazer.
Not So Fast
Healthy collaboration brings industry experts together to help businesses achieve their missions.
Community support in a stroke 'hotspot'
ALTHOUGH they have much hard work ahead of them, a Kiama couple have praised their community for its support following a recent stroke.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
HealthSouth Rehab worker named nation's best topping 23,000
Margaret "Peggy" Conboy, case manager at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota on the Manatee County border, has won the national Outstanding Employee Achievement Award over more than 23,000 HealthSouth employees in 28 states.
Government needs to focus on stroke rehab
The Stroke Foundation is calling for more funding for post-stroke rehabilitation services.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Stepping Stones, a stroke support group for stroke survivors and their families, will meet at 1 p.m. on the fifth floor of the Tallmadge Rotary Club will meet at 7:15 a.m. at Delanie's Neighborhood Grille, 67 West Ave. For more information, The Tallmadge Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Tallmadge Recreation Center parking lot, 46 ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Stroke deaths halve
MORTALITY rates for south-west stroke victims have more than halved despite an upswing in the number of people living with the affliction.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Health is the ticket to consumers' hearts, according to study
The annual Becel Ride for Heart, in which 14,000 riders participate, scores high in terms of people making the connection between the event and the brand.
New telestroke program connects Verde Valley Medical Center to Mayo Clinic
Patients taken to the Verde Valley Medical Center - Sedona Campus in need of emergency care for a stroke will benefit from a new telestroke program connecting the campus to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.
The BIG One
VIDEO: A new tool in the treatment of strokes
In an effort to better help the 5,600 stroke patients hospitalized each year in Cuyahoga County, Cleveland Clinic will soon be bringing one of the first Mobile Stroke Units in the country to the city of Cleveland.
Children not eating enough fruit and veg
Less than every fourth child in Europe have enough fruit and vegetables included in their daily diet, a study by Swedish researchers at A-rebro University and Karolinska Institutet shows.
Pozen resubmits new drug application
Chapel Hill drugmaker Pozen announced Wednesday that federal regulators have accepted the resubmission of its new drug application for its heart attack and stroke-prevention pill.