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  1. Post-doctoral fellows working on stem cell treatment for strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... neural stem cells in post-ischemic environment." Boice and Huang's research is focused on finding a treatment for stroke through stem cell therapy. After a stroke, the brain has a deficient blood supply, and areas surrounding it are filled with ...

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  2. Stroke patient transfers to Vancouver criticizedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | New Westminster Newsleader

    Hospitals in Surrey, Abbotsford and New Westminster that are Fraser Health's designated centres to treat stroke victims have so far failed to provide optimum care for them and redirect too many of those patients to Vancouver instead.

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  3. Xarelto Lawsuit Alleges Man's Death from Uncontrollable Brain Bleeding...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Firm is investigating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered uncontrollable bleeding, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, or pulmonary embolism due to the blood thinner.

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  4. Williamstown: 'Dash N' Dine' stroke awareness program offeredRead the original story

    Yesterday | Berkshire Eagle

    Home Instead Senior Care, Sweet Brook of Williamstown, and Gentiva Home Health have teamed up to provide a free Dash N' Dine for Stroke Awareness event from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Sweet Brook of Williamstown, 1561 Cold Spring Road.

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  5. San Antonio Life Sciences Institute awards $25,000 for stem cell researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... neural stem cells in post-ischemic environment." Boice and Huang's research is focused on finding a treatment for stroke through stem cell therapy. After a stroke, the brain has a deficient blood supply, and areas surrounding it are filled with ...

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  6. New tools, treatments being used to treat stroke patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Severe damage from Bill Carey's stroke was averted when a catheter inserted in his leg was used to grab a clot in his brain.

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  7. Atlantic Neurosurgical Specialists (ANS) Remains The Leader in Stroke,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... when surgery is needed. The practice remains the largest private neurosurgical practice in New Jersey treating stroke, with a success rate greater than the national average. Stroke Treatment Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists continues to be a ...

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  8. 5 things you need to know for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC Action News

    ... to a Tampa Bay Buccaneers game. The ribbon cutting ceremony for Centra Care will occur at noon. (2) Together to End Stroke F.A.S.T. Tour The American Stroke Association (ASA) and Verizon are launching the Together to End Stroke F.A.S.T. Tour in ...

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  9. Fraser Health stroke patients face 'less than ideal' care: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vancouver Sun

    ... the city. Take a look at a few of the best sun-soaked shots. Fraser Health hospitals are diverting or transferring stroke patients to Vancouver hospitals, creating "less than ideal" care, according to an external report prepared for the provincial ...

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  10. Education Level and Inequalities in Stroke Reperfusion Therapy:...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Circulation

    ... University, S-901 87 UmeA , Sweden. E-mail Background and Purpose- Previous studies have revealed inequalities in stroke treatment based on demographics, hospital type, and region. We used the Swedish Stroke Register (Riksstroke) to test whether ...

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  11. Stroke of genius for VSO playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... the Canada's leading neurologists, a clinical professor at UBC's department of medicine and a Sauder Family-Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC/Yukon professor in clinical stroke research. By the time surgery was ordered, 36 hours had passed. Boyko, ...

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  12. New Technology May Improve Visualization Of The Brain During Stroke TreatmentRead the original story

    Tuesday | Health News Digest

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 29, 2014 -- New technology in the form of a magnetically-assisted remote-controlled catheter which could allow physicians to see and assess brain tissue more clearly while treating a stroke may hold promise, according to study authors who released their findings today at the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery 11 ... (more)

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  13. Upcoming classes, programs at Rutherford RegionalRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Star Online

    ... Center. Mastectomy fittings are provided by Smith's Drugs of Forest City; for an appointment, call 828-245-4596. Stroke Support Group: Third Tuesday of every month (Aug. 19) from 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. in the Crawford Education Building (Auxiliary Room) ...

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  14. All you need to know about XareltoRead the original story

    Monday | Crerar Library News

    Xarelto is a blood thinner used to prevent and treat blood clots and help patients with atrial fibrillation lower their risk of having a stroke.

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  15. Glycoprotein IIb-IIIa Inhibitors for Acute Ischemic Stroke [Cochrane Corner]Read the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Circulation

    From the Stroke Unit and Department of Neurology, Carlo Poma Hospital, Mantua, Italy ; Stroke Unit, Niguarda Ca'Granda Hospital, Milano, Italy ; and Health Planning Service, Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy .

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  16. Prehospital Utility of Rapid Stroke Evaluation Using In-Ambulance...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Circulation

    ... Houston, TX 77030. E-mail Background and Purpose- Prehospital evaluation using telemedicine may accelerate acute stroke treatment with tissue-type plasminogen activator. We explored the feasibility and reliability of using telemedicine in the field ...

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  17. We're doing CPR all wrong, Canadian doctor suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... It has experts from Canada, the U.S., Europe, Australia and Asia. Canada, for its part, includes Heart and Stroke Foundation experts on the ILCOR committee. Heart and Stroke spokesman Dr. Andrew Travers is an ILCOR co-chair in basic life support. He ...

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  18. Targeting cell apoptosis after TIA in the elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Medical News Today

    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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  19. Traumatic brain injury-induced oxidative stress reduced by melatoninRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Medical News Today

    Traumatic brain injury can cause post-traumatic neurodegenerations with an increase in reactive oxygen species and reactive oxygen species-mediated lipid peroxidation.

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  20. Classical and pleiotropic actions of dipyridamole: Not enough light to illuminate the dark tunnel?Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | CiteULike

    ... of cardiovascular function. The antiplatelet action of dipyridamole might offer therapeutic benefits in secondary stroke prevention in combination with aspirin. Inflammation and oxidative stress play an important role in atherosclerosis and ...

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