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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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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.
22 hrs ago | Westland Observer
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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)
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.
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.
Correspondence to Anna StecksA©n, RPT, MSc, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, UmeA University, S-901 87 UmeA , Sweden.
In patients with a first unprovoked venous thromboembolism the risk of recurrent VTE remains high after anticoagulant treatment is discontinued.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 05:53 pm
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