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  1. King's Mill Stroke unit is world's fastestRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mansfield Chad

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. King's Mill hospital Stroke Unit is the fastest in the world for a life saving stroke treatment, new research shows.

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  2. Early supported discharge after stroke in Bergen (ESD Stroke Bergen): ...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Early supported discharge after stroke in Bergen : three and six months results of a randomised controlled trial comparing two early supported discharge schemes with treatment as usual BackgroundStroke causes lasting disability and the burden of stroke is expected to increase substantially during the next decades. Optimal rehabilitation is therefore mandatory.

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  3. Pilot project brings stroke treatment close to homeRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2010 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Client Esther Sawchin prepares a dessert for tour guests in the Jowsey House Stroke Rehabilitation Unit's therapy kitchen in Yorkton. Client Esther Sawchin prepares a dessert for tour guests in the Jowsey House Stroke Rehabilitation Unit's therapy kitchen in Yorkton.

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  4. Joint Commission Names South Nassau Communities Hospital a "Top ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    ... American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet recognition; Joint Commission Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers; Joint Commission Disease-specific Certification in End-stage Renal Disease; and HomeCare Elite, listing South ...

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  5. The efficacy and safety of cilostazol for the secondary prevention of ...Read the original story

    Saturday | BioMed Central

    BackgroundsWhile previous meta-analyseshaveinvestigated the efficacy of cilostazol in the secondary prevention of ischemic stroke, theywere criticized for their methodology, whichconfused the acute and chronic phases of stroke. We present a new systematic review, which differs from previous meta-analyses by distinguishing between the different phases of stroke, and includes two new randomized, controlled trials .MethodsAll RCTs investigating the effect of cilostazol on secondary prevention of ischemic stroke were obtained.

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  6. Cardiologists RebelRead the original story

    May 20, 2012 | Watchingpolitics

    ... abound. Every one of 197 human trials using 85 HIV/AIDS vaccines tested in animals has failed. More than 150 human stroke trials using treatments successful in animals have failed, as have at least two dozen animal diabetes cures. Vioxx was tested ...

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  7. Study: Blood Clot Extraction Improves Outcomes for Stroke PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Voice of America

    Stephen Harkavy participates in therapy to help him recover from a stroke at the Burke Rehabilitation Center in White Plains, N.Y., November 2014. In a study of 500 Dutch stroke patients published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers compared the outcomes of those who had clots removed and received the usual clot-busting drugs to those who received only the drugs.

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  8. New Stroke Treatment Means Hope For Many PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WBNS

    A stroke is called a brain attack. Survivors may find themselves partially paralyzed or unable to speak.

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  9. Joint Commission Names South Nassau "Top Performer on Key Quality MeasuresA "Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | PR Log

    ... Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) MagnetA recognition; Joint Commission Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers; Joint Commission Disease-specific Certification in End-stage Renal Disease; and HomeCare Elitea , listing South Nassau's ...

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  10. A qualitative description of telemedicine for acute stroke care in...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | BioMed Central

    BackgroundTo assist small hospitals in providing advanced stroke treatment, the Norwegian Directorate of Health has recommended telemedicine services. Telestroke enables specialists to examine patients via videoconferencing supplemented by teleradiology and to provide decision support to local health care personnel.

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  11. Severe stroke patients recover better with prompt stent actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Medical News Today

    Prompt use of a small stent to retrieve a stroke-causing blood clot is safe and helps most patients who suffer a severe stroke recover faster and better. The researchers found that severe stroke patients who underwent a stent procedure to remove the blood clot in the brain recovered better and faster.

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  12. France's Birth Control Pill Use Plummets Post ScareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Women's eNews

    ... was set off in December 2012 when a young woman filed a lawsuit against the German drug maker Bayer for suffering a stroke she attributed to a third-generation pill. "It was nothing in 2012 that we didn't already know, it was not a scoop," said Dr. ...

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  13. Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke DisabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | MedicineNet

    Using a stent to capture and remove a stroke -causing blood clot is safe and improves recovery, Dutch researchers report. About one-third of patients who had the procedure -- called intraarterial treatment -- recovered from their stroke with only slight disability and were able to care for themselves, compared with just 19 percent of patients given regular care, the researchers found.

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  14. The benefits of early intervention for stroke patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Globe and Mail

    The study's findings should give people a stronger reason to get someone to the hospital as quickly as possible if they demonstrate stroke symptoms. The study's findings should give people a stronger reason to get someone to the hospital as quickly as possible if they demonstrate stroke symptoms.

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  15. Devices offer new help for worst stroke patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | New York Daily News

    The tools have been around for years but are just now being shown to effectively treat patients. 'Stroke is now an even more treatable disease today than it was yesterday,' one doctor said.

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  16. Milwaukee Symphony delivers stirring, stripped-back 'Messiah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Misquote of the Allen/Bayer Sager song notwithstanding, guest conductor Peter Goodwin led the first installment of the MSO's annual "Messiah" performances - at St. Mary Catholic Faith Community, 9520 W. Forest Home Ave., Hales Corners - with an ear turned distinctly to the past. Goodwin, the orchestra, the MSO Chorus and four guest vocalists gave a fresh, "historically informed" look at the familiar oratorio.

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  17. Rochester General Hospital receives awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | 13WHAM

    Rochester General Hospital has received an award for its stroke treatment. RGH received the Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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  18. Study: Intra-Arterial Clot Removal More Effective at Treating Stroke Than Standard Medical CareRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | P&T Community

    In a new study published December 17 in the New England Journal of Medicine , researchers found that using an intra-arterial procedure to remove a stroke-causing blood clot in a large vessel supplying blood to the brain provides better outcomes than trying to dissolve the clot using a lytic drug alone. The M ulticenter R andomized CL inical Trial of E ndovascular Treatment for A cute Ischemic Stroke in the N etherlands was a prospective, randomized study that compared intra-arterial treatment plus usual care with usual care alone, which could include tissue plasminogen activator , if indicated.

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  19. FASTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    The Heart and Stroke Foundation has launched a new national campaign to raise awareness of the signs of stroke based on FAST, a simple and effective educational approach that is being used in many countries with success. Ability to recognize the signs of stroke and take quick action can mean the difference between life and death, or between a full recovery and lasting disability.

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  20. H. Lundbeck A/S Discontinues Further Development Of DesmoteplaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | BioSpace

    December 18, 2014 By Riley McDermid , BioSpace.com Breaking News Sr. Editor Danish biopharmaceutical firm Lundbeck A/S has tongues wagging on Wall Street Thursday, after it announced that it would pull the plug on future research into its experimental stroke drug compound desmoteplase, despite two previous studies showing positive patient effects and fast-track designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke. Deepening suspicion was the news that Lundbeck would take a write down of $51.26 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, despite giving no other info on the stoppage except that it was "insufficiently clear how to select patients in future prospective studies."

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