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Boston, MA -The term mini-stroke is often used to describe transient ischemic attack , a type of stroke.
NHS England wanted to close Basildon Hospital's Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and instead send patients to Southend Hospital for vital stroke treatment.
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Lynn Toth, RN, MSN, NP-C, a cardiovascular medical specialist at Beebe Healthcare, is one of five authors of a peer-reviewed article on stroke research that will appear in the August 2014 issue of Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.
Janet Kennedy survived a stroke at age 42 and will be giving a speech on stroke prevention at the Apex Art Show launch as part of the Begonia Festival.
Over 100 countries have now approved Boehringer Ingelheim's Pradaxa for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism for adult patients with the most common sustained heart rhythm condition .1 The 100th approval was announced by the Jordan Food and Drug Administration.
Four out of five people in the United States live within an hour's drive of a hospital equipped to treat acute stroke - yet very few get recommended treatment, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2014.
For the first time in history, stroke-prevention guidelines have been released for women.
AN INVESTIGATION into the death of a Barry man has revealed that "serious, fundamental and unacceptable failures" took place during his hospital treatment.
Nearly 500 stroke patients took part in a study last year by staff at the Nottingham Hyper- acute Stroke Research Centre, based at the City Hospital.
Q: I have heard that aspirin can prevent heart attack and stroke. Should I take it every day even if I am healthy? A: Aspirin was developed in 1897 by the German chemist Felix Hoffmann, and since that time, has been invaluable as an analgesic.
A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts.
Twin Falls, Idaho Time is of the essence when it comes to treating a patient experiencing signs of a stroke.
Newswise - Philadelphia, Pa. - Prehospital stroke alerts by emergency medical services personnel can shorten the time to effective treatment with "clot-busting" drugs for patients with stroke, according to a report in the March issue of Neurosurgery , official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons .
Because the words don't come easily, Michael Johnson used a variety of techniques -- tapping on an iPad, scribbling on paper or counting on his fingers -- to share his thoughts about his family or his views on the support group itself.