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Barbados: Heart Attacks and Strokes in the Lead
HEART attacks and strokes continue to be the leading causes of serious illness and death in Barbados, with hypertension commonly known as high blood pressure as a major contributory factor to these diseases.
Sun May 19, 2013
Medford Mail Tribune
Back on the road to health
The 25-year-old nurse suffered a stroke last fall, and today she will run in the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon in Portland.
Know Stroke - Know the Signs
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in adults.
Health groups aim to improve stroke recovery on P.E.I.
In 2012 the Heart and Stroke Foundation of P.E.I. launched a new program to cover the cost of automated, external defibrillators for selected facilities in the province.
'Death is a part of life, it affects us all' . . .
Outside Derry's Playhouse on Tuesday builders were working on Artillery Street. Inside the building young people were busy rehearsing and the intercom was steadily broadcasting announcements.
Sat May 18, 2013
Diane 35 Acne Pill Benefits Outweigh Clot Risk, Says European Medicines Agency
In January, drug regulators in France pulled a contraceptive by Bayer, called Diane 35, off the market because it was purported to cause blood clots and strokes.
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Rockford students raise stroke awareness
Rockford, Mich- Did you know that 80% of strokes are preventable? Most often a stroke occurs when blood can't get to the brain because it is blocked by a clot.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Billings Outpost
Survivor warns about stroke
Don "Babe" Weinberger and his wife, Eloise, wish they had known then what they know now: how to recognize a stroke.
Thu May 16, 2013
Robot Allows Doctors To Treat Stroke Patients From Miles Away
When you walk inside the emergency room at Memorial Hospital of Union County, doctors and nurses are not the only ones making rounds.
Strain of caring for stroke sufferers
Seven in 10 carers of stroke sufferers experience anxiety, 85 per cent are frustrated and 60 per cent are stressed.
Fewer Australians now suffer strokes
New research shows the rate of Australians suffering from strokes has declined over the past two decades, despite an ageing population and rising obesity rate.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Pleasantville Daily Voice
Struck by Stroke: Act FAST
When a stroke hits, the clock starts ticking: If patients get the right treatment within the next few hours, it can make all the difference in their chances for recovery, says Dr.
Baptist Hospital urges stroke awareness
Stroke is the No. 3 killer of Americans behind cancer in all forms and heart disease.
Immunohistochemical Analysis of Thrombi Retrieved During Treatment of ...
From the Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany ; Department of Radiology, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, India ; Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany ; and Department of Neurology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany .
Medical Edge: Aspirin Benefit
Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky says a daily dose of 81 milligrams of aspirinone baby aspirin - reduces the risk of heart attack for men and stroke for women.
Tue May 14, 2013
The East Tennessean
Don't get burned at the beach this summer
It is important to know the causes and treatments for conditions such as sunburn, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke, because symptoms can escalate to a possible life-threatening situation.
Beach Metro Community News
Beacher the face of Ride for Heart
Matt Fleming says cycling the Gardiner and Don Valley Parkway for the Heart and Stroke Foundation isn't a race - it's a joyride.
NIH Grant To Support Novel Stroke Treatment Research
In a recent news release, the University of Kentucky announced that the National Institutes of Health has provided a research grant to Gregory Bix, MD, PhD, Paul G. Blazer J. Professor of Stroke Research in the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and the UK departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology and Neurology, to further to the ... (more)
African-Americans need education on stroke response, U-M study finds
African-Americans know the signs of stroke but more interventions are needed to get them to call 911 since they are unfamiliar with the need to get immediate medical care to avoid death and disability, according to a University of Michigan study published Tuesday.
University of Maryland Medical Center Launches Genetic-Testing Program for Cardiac Stent Patients
May 14, 2013. Patients with coronary artery disease who undergo treatment at the University of Maryland Medical Center now can receive long-term therapy based on information found in their genes.