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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.
Mon May 13, 2013
Well: My Stroke of Luck
Twenty-two months ago, I interrupted my nonstop reporting about paths toward a sustainable future for our species to focus on sustaining myself.
May is stroke month
Stephen Schneider, 31, doesn't look old enough to be a stroke survivor, but he is.
How to Quickly Spot Signs of Stroke: Experts
Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arms or legs on one side of the body, confusion and trouble speaking are among the signs that someone is having a stroke.
Putting those unused gears into action
Recently, my six-year-old granddaughter got her first "big girl" bike - a special day and huge cause for celebration! The celebration wasn't only on the part of the bike's recipient.
Staten Island's Richmond University Medical Center offers free stroke screenings
As a designated stroke center, RUMC employs a dedicated stroke team consisting of physicians, nurses, clinicians and administrators who work to improve a stroke patient'A A s care and outcomes.