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Medical News Today
Targeting cell apoptosis after TIA in the elderly
Researchers at the Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, China discovered transient ischemia led to cell apoptosis in the hippocampus and changes in memory and cognition of aged rats.
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Medical News Today
Traumatic brain injury-induced oxidative stress reduced by melatonin
Traumatic brain injury can cause post-traumatic neurodegenerations with an increase in reactive oxygen species and reactive oxygen species-mediated lipid peroxidation.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Classical and pleiotropic actions of dipyridamole: Not enough light to illuminate the dark tunnel?
Dipyridamole is a platelet inhibitor indicated for the secondary prevention of transient ischemic attack.
'I figured I'm done': How B.C. man survived on toilet water for ...
Water from a toilet bowl and thoughts of his family kept a 62-year-old Dawson Creek, B.C., man alive for a week when a stroke left him partially paralyzed on his bathroom floor.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Could aspirin give you a heart attack? Gene found which doubles the ...
'No blood, no drugs, no weapons': Mystery surrounds the death of couple found in each others arms in Hilton hotel room after apparent double suicide by 'overdose' Could aspirin give you a heart attack? Gene found which doubles the risk for millions who take painkiller thinking it will ward off cardiac problems Government figures show there were ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
B.C. man survives after stroke by drinking toilet water for 7 days
Steve Adsley says he is lucky to be alive after surviving a stroke by drinking toilet water for 7 days until he was found.
Taking Pulse May Help Track Stroke Risk
People who have had strokes and their family members can help detect an increased risk of a second stroke, a new study suggests.
Darlington and Stockton Times
Young stroke suffered recognised for her bravery in the face of adversity
INSPIRATIONAL YOUNGSTER: Emily Simpson being presented with her award by Dr Satinder Sanghera and Emma Fitzimmons from Synergie Physiotherapy Clinic, who sponsors the award.
International Business Times
Less Sleep Can Cause Stroke, Diabetes, High BP: Study
People who get less than six hours' sleep in the night are at a higher risk of suffering from a stroke, developing type 2 diabetes and high BP, say researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Reports from University Hospital Add New Data to Findings in Aspirin...
Editor at Biotech Week -- A new study on Drugs and Therapies is now available. According to news reporting originating from , by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The pharmacological target of aspirin is the inhibition of cyclooxygenase-1 and thromboxane-A2 synthesis.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
WZVN-TV Fort Myers
New brain procedure cuts down hospital stay
"It's amazing," said Warwick about a picture of her recent surgery. "This is actually a piece of my brain."
Research IDs heart disease risk factor for women
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Previous stroke, vascular disease: Seniors at higher risk of stroke after heart surgery
Older people who have had strokes or who have vascular disease are at risk of stroke both immediately after cardiac surgery and during the following two years, according to a new study in CMAJ .
The Otago Daily Times
Much interest in stroke treatment
A Dunedin man believed to be the first New Zealander to undergo innovative stroke therapy in the United States may have become a trailblazer.
Not So Fast
Healthy collaboration brings industry experts together to help businesses achieve their missions.
Community support in a stroke 'hotspot'
ALTHOUGH they have much hard work ahead of them, a Kiama couple have praised their community for its support following a recent stroke.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
HealthSouth Rehab worker named nation's best topping 23,000
Margaret "Peggy" Conboy, case manager at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota on the Manatee County border, has won the national Outstanding Employee Achievement Award over more than 23,000 HealthSouth employees in 28 states.
Government needs to focus on stroke rehab
The Stroke Foundation is calling for more funding for post-stroke rehabilitation services.
Sat Jul 19, 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 Tallmadge Rotary Club will meet at 7:15 a.m. at Delanie's Neighborhood Grille, 67 West Ave. For more information, The Tallmadge Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Tallmadge Recreation Center parking lot, 46 ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Stroke deaths halve
MORTALITY rates for south-west stroke victims have more than halved despite an upswing in the number of people living with the affliction.