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14 hrs ago | Medical News

Janssen, Bayer announce expansion of EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program for XARELTO

Janssen Research & Development, LLC and its development partner, Bayer HealthCare, announced today the expansion of the EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program for XARELTO to include additional high-risk patient populations.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Chemicals, Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

18 hrs ago | Reuters

Germany's Bayer to launch three new Xarelto trials

Germany's Bayer unveiled plans to launch three new studies to expand the uses of its anti-clotting drug Xarelto, one of its top five new medicines.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Chemicals, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Health

22 hrs ago | Westland Observer

Hospitals win awards for improving stroke treatmentHospitals win...

Hospitals win awards for improving stroke treatment Garden City Hospital, St. Mary Mercy Hospital among winners Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/life/wellness/2014/08/29/hospitals-win-awards-improving-stroke-treatment/14803385/ Garden City Hospital recently received its third award in three consecutive ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Livonia, MI, Marketing

22 hrs ago | RedOrbit

A Prescription For Better Stroke Care

Image Caption: 'The good news is that Ontarians are receiving very good stroke care overall,' said Dr. Gustavo Saposnik, lead author of the study and director of the Stroke Research Unit of St. Michael's Hospital.

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Related Topix: Health, Long Term Care

Yesterday | Business Wire

STROKE Treatments are available in Thailand by Phyathai 2 International Hospital

Europeans have a high risk factor for stroke. Risk factors for stroke include old age, eating junk food, high blood pressure, previous stroke or transient ischemic attack , Phyathai 2 International Hospital's Neurology Center is one of Thailand's highest standard of brain surgery center, equipped with experienced doctors and nurses, as well as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Portland Tribune

Kaiser Sunnyside named top heart surgery facility

An ongoing commitment to heart health has landed Kaiser Permanente's Sunnyside Medical Center among the top medical centers in the country for heart surgery.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Heart Disease, Health, Hypertension

CiteULike

Stroke genetics: prospects for personalized medicine.

Epidemiologic evidence supports a genetic predisposition to stroke. Recent advances, primarily using the genome-wide association study approach, are transforming what we know about the genetics of multifactorial stroke, and are identifying novel stroke genes.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health

Lake Cowichan Gazette

New program aids stroke survivors

Jennifer Monaghan felt that her active life as a mother and volunteer was over when she suffered a stroke in April 2012 that initially left her paralyzed on her right side.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Marlborough Express

Shortages hamper stroke care

Marlborough will never get the organised stroke service the Ministry of Health wants while there is a shortage of physiotherapists and occupational therapists, a Wairau Hospital doctor says.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Newswise

World Study Shows Better Health Care as Important as Controlling Risk Factors for Heart Health

Keeping a healthy heart may have as much to do with the quality of health care you have available as it does you avoiding risk factors such as smoking, bad diet and little exercise.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine

EurekAlert!

A prescription for better stroke care

Stroke patients are 70 per cent more likely to continue taking their stroke prevention medications one year later if they have a prescription in hand when discharged - according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Long Term Care

OUPblog

Aspirin the wonder drug: some food for thought

So far it has been an unusually warm and sunny summer in the United Kingdom, but unfortunately this clement weather has not been matched by the news coverage of world events, which for months has been overcast and stormy as war and tragedy have stalked Europe and the Middle East.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Circulation

Predictors of Mortality in Patients With Lacunar Stroke in the...

From the Divisions of Neurology and Cardiology , Department of Medicine, McMaster University/Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Biostatistics Consultant, Minot, ND ; Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ; Department of Neurology, University ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada, World News, University of Minnesota, Texas, University of Iowa, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

PhysOrg Weblog

Vitamin D does not stop heart attack or stroke

Taking vitamin D tablets cannot ward off heart attacks or stroke according to a new study from researchers at the University of East Anglia published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vitamin D, Supplement, Heart Attack, Life, Food, Nutrition, Heart Failure

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Border Mail

Albury man's appy to take part in heart studies

The special case on Barry Prater's iPhone app measures his heart rate, which he sends to overseas monitors as part of research on atrial fibrillation.

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Athens Banner-Herald

People's Pharmacy: Daily dose of aspirin can reduce cancer risk

I cut my salt intake many years ago, just for good health. Now I have low sodium in my blood and suffer from low blood pressure and fainting spells.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Vitamin D, Supplement

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sweden, World News

Circulation

Aspirin for the Prevention of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism: The...

In patients with a first unprovoked venous thromboembolism the risk of recurrent VTE remains high after anticoagulant treatment is discontinued.

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

Business of Life

Health roundup: Salt, aspirin and new hope for the paralyzed

A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume is OK for heart health - and too little may be as bad as too much.

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

CiteULike

Central poststroke pain in young ischemic stroke survivors in the Helsinki Young Stroke Registry.

We describe the frequency, duration, clinical characteristics, and radiologic correlates of central poststroke pain in young ischemic stroke survivors in a prospective study setting.

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