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  1. Medical notes: March 2, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... complete details at www.stcc.edu/wd or by calling (413) 755-4502. AMHERST - The University of Massachusetts Amherst Stroke Support Group will hold a community awareness event for stroke and aphasia on Saturday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m. at the First ...

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  2. Stroke Support GroupRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | DC Military

    A stroke often causes both physical and emotional challenges. To help stroke survivors and caregivers manage these challenges, Doctors Community Hospital hosts a monthly stroke support group.

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  3. Stroke campaign takes FAST-track to successRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Scoop

    Improved public awareness around the signs of stroke will now FAST-track more stroke survivors to hospital care, increasing their chances of survival and recovery. Last year a six-week stroke awareness campaign funded by the Ministry of Health was piloted in the Waikato.

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  4. Demystifying trial networks and network meta-analysis.Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... months) effects of several variants of warfarin and aspirin as well as other drug treatments for the prevention of stroke in patients with non-rheumatic atrial fibrillation. This accumulation of evidence on multiple treatments has resulted in a ...

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  5. EK's Grill Heart & Stroke 5kRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 24 Hours

    We are very excited to bring this new 5k fitness event to Kelowna Is a Run and Walk for the whole family that raises money and awareness and research for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The Heart and Stroke Foundation is one of Canada's largest and most effective health charities.

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  6. Mercy Harvard Hospital Recognized as Leader in Stroke Care - Javon BeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | PRWeb

    Javon Bea Mercy Health System CEO - The designation recognizes Mercy Harvard Hospital as stroke capable by the State of Illinois, enabling potential stroke patients to be brought via ambulance to Mercy Harvard Hospital. The hospital was required to submit data to the state to indicate their ability to treat stroke according to national standards of care for stroke patients.

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  7. Domino's CEO, who lives in Leamington, will donate $250K lotto winnings to high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Windsor Star

    ... It didn't say how much of their winnings people donated. Last year, he had seven winning numbers in the Heart and Stroke Calendar Lottery and won a total of $20,075. While this might seem lucky, he spent far more than that amount buying calendars ...

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  8. Despite assurances, Lebanese wary of genericsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Daily Star

    ... 2010 article in Nature Medicine Journal documented the sale of counterfeit Plavix, a medication for heart attack and stroke patients, and the crackdown carried out by then-Public Health Minister Mohammad Jawad Khalifeh on guilty pharmacies and ...

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  9. Cardiologists urge caution with daily aspirin for non-heart attack patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Inside Bay Area

    ... have known for decades that daily, low-dose aspirin makes sense for patients who have had a heart attack or stroke, as it sharply reduces the chance of having a second one. But for people who have never had one of these cardiovascular "events," the ...

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  10. Single-step fermentative method for the production of cholesterol-lowering drug pravastatinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Th ... Promising results for a new drug treatment for ischaemic stroke patients have been published today in the journal Lancet Neurology . (HealthDay)-Higher dietary intake of whole grains may ...

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  11. Victory Over Stroke Symposium Set for March 5, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | PR.com

    The Stroke Association of Florida has announced its Sixth Annual Victory Over Stroke Symposium, scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at H2U Blake Medical Center, 6670 Cortez Road W. in Bradenton. Ana M. Guillermo, H2U Program Manager, will emcee the Free event, which includes presentations from distinguished local speakers, free stroke risk health screenings and exhibitors.

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  12. Heart disease, stroke research saves livesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Cape Breton Post

    February is Heart Month, and the Heart and Stroke Foundation wants Canadians to know about our vital race to save lives through world-class research. Why the urgency? Heart disease and stroke are collectively the leading cause of hospitalization, and individually the second and third most common causes of death respectively in Canada.

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  13. Cardiologists urge caution with daily aspirinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | ReporterHerald.com

    ... have known for decades that daily, low-dose aspirin makes sense for patients who have had a heart attack or stroke, as it sharply reduces the chance of having a second one. But for people who have never had one of these cardiovascular "events," the ...

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  14. St. John Stroke Center Leads The Way In Saving Lives, Doctor SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    St. John Hospital in Tulsa is being recognized as one of the state's best in treating stroke patients quickly. "They really didn't know if I was going to make it or going to have to have surgery or any of those kind of things," she said.

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  15. Efficacy of Antiplatelet Therapy in Secondary Prevention Following...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Circulation

    From the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK ; Institute of Applied Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK ; Department of Medicine, McMaster University/Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada ; Department of Surgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK ; Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK ; and Department of Medicine, Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Stroke Program, Vancouver, Canada .

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  16. One minute test predicts how well a patient may recover after an operationRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Science Daily

    ... while 14.2 percent experienced a major complication. Examples of complications included, wound infection, pneumonia, stroke, and death. The researchers next compared the full frailty test's ability to predict these complications to a more truncated ...

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  17. Donations make a big impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Lifestyles

    February is Heart Month, and the Heart and Stroke Foundation wants Canadians to know about our vital race to save lives through world-class research. Why the urgency? Heart disease and stroke are the leading cause of hospitalization and the second and third leading causes of death in Canada.

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  18. Bayer manufactures for biologics start-up in CoLaborator projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Drug Researcher

    ... s in San Francisco, is in the early stages of developing its own biologics. The candidates aim to treat heart attack, stroke, and severe infection-associated coagulopathy.

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  19. One-Minute Test Predicts How Well a Patient May Recover After an OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Surgical Products

    ... while 14.2 percent experienced a major complication. Examples of complications included, wound infection, pneumonia, stroke, and death. The researchers next compared the full frailty test's ability to predict these complications to a more truncated ...

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  20. New drug treatment could offer stroke survivors better outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Promising results for a new drug treatment for ischaemic stroke patients have been published today in the journal Lancet Neurology . A new drug treatment, Tenecteplase, has been shown to have similar outcomes in limiting the damage done in the brain after a stroke compared with current treatments.

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