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10p 'polypill' could save millions of lives
A "POLYPILL" costing around 10p and containing aspirin, statins and blood pressure medication could slash the number of deaths caused by heart attacks or stroke, scientists believe.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Mercy in a race to increase stroke awareness in Merced
National Stroke Awareness Month is coming up in May, and Mercy Medical Center is taking action to bring more awareness about strokes to Merced.
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Christ Medical Center recognized for stroke care
Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn has been recognized for excellence in the treatment of stroke patients by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, according to a press release from the hospital.
Cigarette branding: time to act - the choice is plain
The Stroke Foundation is today backing the Cancer Society and Smokefree Coalition who are making oral submissions to the Health Select Committee in support of proposed legislation to remove of all branding from tobacco products.
Outcome Of Stroke Worse For People With Infection
Infection is bad news for all of us - but it can be really serious to people who have had a stroke.
Stroke healthcare inequalities remain in the UK
The quality of healthcare provided after a stroke remains uneven in the UK, according to a new study led by King's College London.
Optimal Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Drug-Eluting...
Background-The risks and benefits of long-term dual antiplatelet therapy remain unclear.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Prognosis of concomitant users of clopidogrel and proton-pump...
It is unclear whether concomitant use of clopidogrel and proton-pump inhibitors increases the risk of recurrence of cardiovascular disease or death in patients at high risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
U.S. Senator from Illinois Mark Kirk tours Blessing Hospital's stroke unit
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Pharmacists prescribing for stroke patients shows benefits, researchers say
Stroke survivors gained better control over risk factors like cholesterol levels when a pharmacist actively adjusted their medications compared with similar patients who received counselling and management from nurses, Alberta researchers have found.
Patent foramen ovale and strokes
MR. L, 43, is sitting at home watching a football game when he experiences bitemporal hemianopsia .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Stroke care 'differences' revealed
Poorer people who suffer from strokes are more likely to receive a sub-standard level of care, a new study suggests.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
NH DHHS - As Part of Achieving Million Hearts Initiative, DHHS Receives Grant from Astho
Concord, NH The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Service , Division of Public Health Services, in partnership with the University of New Hampshire, Institute of Health Policy and Practice, applied for and was one of nine states to receive a grant from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials to participate in the ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
A Big Thank you to Medina Hospital volunteers: What's Brewing
I spent several enjoyable hours on April 8 at the Weymouth Country Club ballroom sharing a delicious luncheon with Medina Hospital volunteers at the annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon.
Medical News Today
Oxidative damage to neurons alleviated by polysaccharides from Angelica sinensis
Recent studies have shown that extracts of Angelica sinensis have antioxidative and neuroprotective effects.
Is there a 'fight' for St Richard's Hospital services?
Former mayor and district councillor Alan Chaplin was responding to findings of poor response rates to treating stroke victims, as reported in the Observer on March 20. "Some years ago there was a serious issue about whether certain issues at St Richard's would be downgraded and moved to Worthing," he said.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Morton Plant Mease plans May seminars
Morton Plant Mease invites the community to attend free upcoming health seminars in May focusing on skin cancer, prostate cancer, heart disease and heart valve surgery options, stroke, knee pain and stress management for women.
National Volunteer Week, from April 6 to 12, is an opportunity to thank the thousands of volunteers who donate their time in various sectors across Saskatchewan.
Campaign to raise stroke awareness backed by Hampshire County Council
Over 1,300 Hampshire residents are admitted to hospital suffering a stroke each year, with 60 per cent aged under 75. Those aged over 55 and people from African, Caribbean and South Asian origins are most at risk and twice as likely to suffer a stroke as people of European origin.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Stroke risk higher among young adults with insomnia
The link between insomnia and stroke was especially strong in young adults, who were up to eight times more likely to suffer a stroke if they had insomnia.