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Boston Scientific braces for FDA review of anti-stroke device
Boston Scientific appears to face an uphill climb as it prepares for regulatory meetings concerning its Watchman device to protect against strokes, following the release of a new report that questions the efficacy of the product once it is implanted.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Bursting Blood Clots: Medicine's Next Big Thing?
If you're having a stroke, it's crucial that you get medical help as quickly as possible.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Are your medications high in sodium?
Many formulations of common drugs contain high levels of sodium, and a new study finds people who take those medications are 22 percent more likely to suffer a nonfatal stroke and 28 percent more likely to die of any cause than people on the same drugs without sodium.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
American Heart Association Protects Industry Not Patients By Barbara...
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recently released new cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines.
Sleep Problems Linked With Mood Problems In Severely Obese People: Study
Severely obese people who don't sleep well at night are more likely to experience mood disturbances and lower quality of life, according to a new study in the journal SLEEP .
Thu Dec 05, 2013
LSU Health center to focus on cardiovascular diseases
A new center at LSU Health Shreveport will help people who suffer strokes, heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases.
US stroke deaths declining due to improved prevention, treatment
Stroke deaths in the United States have declined dramatically in recent decades due to improved treatment and prevention, according to a scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke .
Heart and Stroke
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Heart and Stroke Foundation plans celebration
Organizers are preparing the Heart and Stroke Foundations BIG Hearts celebration set for Credit Union Place on Jan. 18. The event includes a four-course meal and entertainment.
Recognizing a Stroke
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Tyrosine Pharma Names Laslie President and CEO
Tyrosine Pharma, Inc., has announced the appointment of Wayne Laslie as president and chief executive officer.
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Northern Westchester Hospital Honors Physician Of The Year Akira Todo
Dr. Akira Todo, medical director of the Stroke Program and Neurology Hospitalist at Northern Westchester Hospital, was named Physician of the Year at NWH's annual Physician Dinner.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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MUSC gets $1.7M for stroke center
A group of stroke researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina was awarded $1.7 million to serve as the regional center for a national stroke institute.
Easton Hospital gains accreditation as primary stroke center
Officials at Easton Hospital will recognize its designation as a primary stroke center at 1 p.m. Thursday in the main lobby.
Medical News Today
Subarachnoid hemorrhage and cognitive dysfunction
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Tue Dec 03, 2013
New Rehab Treatment for Stroke
A combination electrical stimulation and brain-computer interface treatment for stroke has strengthened the brain regions responsible for movement and can help rehabilitate patients.
Strokes the third biggest killer in SA
STROKES are the third most prevalent cause of death in South Africa, with 10 South Africans suffering a stroke every hour.
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Knowledge can be life saving during health emergencies
In case of a health emergency, not everyone knows how to respond. In this edition of Wellness, YNN's Jill Urban offers some tips to take action during an emergency.
Health News Digest
Don't Brush Off Early Warning Signs of a Stroke
Boston, MA - It's important to recognize the signs of a stroke and get to a hospital fast.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
High-Sodium Effervescent Products Linked to Increased Heart Problems
Millions of patients worldwide taking effervescent, dispersible, and soluble medications have an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes because of the high salt content of such products.