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8 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Cornwall heart specialist's work restricted after 'potential concerns'

A stroke consultant from the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is hoping to help set up the first stroke unit in Sudan.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

17 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Hospitals Can Speed Stroke Treatment, But It's Not Easy

Those who receive the clot-busting drug tPA within 60 minutes of experiencing stroke symptoms have the best chance of avoiding brain damage or death, but studies show that only 30 percent of patients eligible for treatment with the drug get it within this "golden hour."

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Related Topix: Health, Los Angeles, CA, UC Los Angeles

17 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Hospitals Can Speed Stroke Treatment, But It's Not Easy

Those who receive the clot-busting drug tPA within 60 minutes of experiencing stroke symptoms have the best chance of avoiding brain damage or death, but studies show that only 30 percent of patients eligible for treatment with the drug get it within this "golden hour."

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Related Topix: Health, Los Angeles, CA, UC Los Angeles

18 hrs ago | USA Today

Hospitals pushing faster stroke care get better results

Hospitals that make an all-out push for faster stroke care get a clot-busting medication to patients more quickly, prevent more in-hospital deaths and are able to send more survivors straight home, rather than to a nursing facility, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Health, Nursing

18 hrs ago | The Star Press

Hospitals pushing faster stroke care get better results

Fast stroke treatment can start with a call from the ambulance to the hospital saying a stroke patient is on the way.

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Related Topix: Health, Nursing, UC Los Angeles

20 hrs ago | Rehab Management

baylor

Baylor Health Care System seeks to offer advanced neurologic stroke expertise to its community-based medical centers through telemedicine, according to a news release issued by the organization.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hospital Administration, Baylor Health Care System, Healthcare Industry, Neurology, Baylor University Medical Center

Yesterday | Newswise

$8 Million NIH Grant Will Fund Multicenter Clinical Trial of Stroke Intervention Drug

Cedars-Sinai stroke intervention researchers have been informed that the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health, will award an $8 million grant to fund a multicenter Phase II clinical trial of an experimental drug for stroke.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Yesterday | Nursing Center

Patent foramen ovale and strokes

MR. L, 43, is sitting at home watching a football game when he experiences bitemporal hemianopsia .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Headache, Neurology, Circulation

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Stater Bros. Charities Heart Month Campaign raises a record breaking...

Charities at the Big Bear Stater Bros. Supermarket th, 2014, to celebrate another successful fundraising campaign benefiting the AHA/ASA mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Medicine, Health, Heart Disease

Russia Taday

$14 mln payout after birth control pills caused stroke

A jury near Chicago, Illinois has ordered a doctor there to pay a local woman $14 million after the birth control drug he prescribed to her allegedly caused a severe stroke and left her confined to a wheelchair.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Birth Control, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic)

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Trident Health, SMC honored

Trident and Summerville Medical Centers received the Heart Failure Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Evidence points to potential benefits of polypill for heart health

Taking one pill instead of three could be a powerful ally to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a new Cochrane systematic review of the latest research on polypills from a team of scientists at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Warwick Medical School and Northwestern Medicine.

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Related Topix: Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Tallmadge Express

Datebook

The American Legion and its Auxiliary, Kneil-Lawrentz Post 255 will meet at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave. at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Jim Forsythe at 330-673-7638.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tallmadge, OH

CBS 47

$14M awarded in lawsuit linking birth-control pill to stroke

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL Packages of Bayer aspirin and Schering Yasmin contraceptive pills lie on a table at a pharmacy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Birth Control, Brunswick, GA, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic)

WFAA-TV Dallas

$14M awarded in suit linking contraceptive, stroke

A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who sued her doctor over a debilitating stroke she suffered after taking the birth control drug Yasmin.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Birth Control

ABC7 Chicago

Chicago woman wins $14M verdict in Yasmin case

A Chicago woman who suffered a debilitating stroke just days after starting to take the birth control medication Yasmin won a $14 million verdict.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic), Health, Birth Control

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Cleveland.com

Parma Medical Center honored for stroke treatment efforts

The hospital's community outreach, and a free program planned for May 27 to educate the public on stroke signs, symptoms and treatment, are among the reasons it received the award.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Northwestern University

Evidence Points to Potential Benefits of Polypill for Heart Health

Taking one pill instead of three could be a powerful ally to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a new Cochrane systematic review of the latest research on polypills from a team of scientists at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Warwick Medical School and Northwestern Medicine .

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Related Topix: Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Circulation

Blocking of {alpha}4 Integrin Does Not Protect From Acute Ischemic...

From the Department of Neurology, University Clinic of WA1 4rzburg, WA1 4rzburg, Germany ; the Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and Biometry, Comprehensive Heart Failure Center and Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology , University of WA1 4rzburg, WA1 4rzburg, Germany; Department of Neurology, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, World News, Germany, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Having last laugh on a cruel trickster

Enjoyng every minute of life, members of Swindon Stroke Support Group. Pictured are Peter Berrisford, sitting, back - left to right - Lilian Monk, Gerold Stephenson, Shirley Sofflet, Jackie Hirst, Pat Berrisford, John Messenger, Ivor Hancock and Lin H We've all met one; they hide their innate sadism behind an inane grin, and seldom get the thorough ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England

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