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A prescription for better stroke care
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 .
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Aspirin the wonder drug: some food for thought
So far it has been an unusually warm and sunny summer in the United Kingdom, but unfortunately this clement weather has not been matched by the news coverage of world events, which for months has been overcast and stormy as war and tragedy have stalked Europe and the Middle East.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Predictors of Mortality in Patients With Lacunar Stroke in the...
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)
Vitamin D does not stop heart attack or stroke
Taking vitamin D tablets cannot ward off heart attacks or stroke according to a new study from researchers at the University of East Anglia published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Albury man's appy to take part in heart studies
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.
People's Pharmacy: Daily dose of aspirin can reduce cancer risk
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.
Education Level and Inequalities in Stroke Reperfusion Therapy:...
Correspondence to Anna StecksA©n, RPT, MSc, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, UmeA University, S-901 87 UmeA , Sweden.
Aspirin for the Prevention of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism: The...
In patients with a first unprovoked venous thromboembolism the risk of recurrent VTE remains high after anticoagulant treatment is discontinued.
Business of Life
Health roundup: Salt, aspirin and new hope for the paralyzed
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.
Central poststroke pain in young ischemic stroke survivors in the Helsinki Young Stroke Registry.
We describe the frequency, duration, clinical characteristics, and radiologic correlates of central poststroke pain in young ischemic stroke survivors in a prospective study setting.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The warning signs of stroke
A stroke happens about every 40 seconds. Each year, about 795,000 Americans have a stroke.
'Halo-like- device' could soon effectively treat strokes
Scientists have developed a new device that fits on the head like a halo and delivers therapy to quickly bust clots that cause stroke.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Stepping Stones, a stroke support group for stroke survivors and their families, will meet at 1 p.m. on the fifth floor of the The Tallmadge Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Tallmadge Recreation Center parking lot, 46 N. Munroe Road.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Miami Herald
A wider time window for treatment and telestroke technology are among recent stroke medical advances
Dr. Ricardo Garcia Rivera of NeuroCall is seen on a monitor in the emergency room at Kendall Regional Hospital in a mock up of what it would look like in the event of an emergency.
Experts to review stroke clot-buster
There is an increased risk of dangerous bleeding in the brain, but regulators have concluded this is outweighed by the benefits of improved recovery.
The Business Journal
Claret Medical lands $18 million in funding for stroke product
Claret Medical, a Santa Rosa-based company that develops systems to cut the incidence of strokes during heart surgery, on Friday disclosed an $18 million round of new funds.
The Miami Herald
Stem cells are being tested to determine if they help mobility after a stroke
When Bruce Daily woke up after having lumbar surgery a year ago, he realized he couldn't move the right side of his body.
To Your Good Health: There are two types of treatment for migraines
Q: My daughter is 53 and has suffered terribly with migraines since she was 16. She experiences these episodes from one to three times per week.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
UC Phd Student Develops Computer Game to Help Children
The results of the study have shown that her system is effective both with children who only have social problems and also those who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .
A Newly Patented Device Could Signal Best Bet for Treatment of Stroke Patients
A new device developed by a physician at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a researcher at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock could soon be available to treat stroke more effectively.