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  1. Pozen's Yosprala Receives Complete Response Letter from the FDARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Drugs.com

    ... omeprazole and are indicated for patients who require aspirin (1) to reduce the combined risk of death and nonfatal stroke in patients who have had ischemic stroke or transient ischemia of the brain due to fibrin platelet emboli, (2) to reduce the ...

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  2. On the canvas: Art from the Heart, a group show and fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Pink Rose by London artist Elizabeth Kusinski is among the offerings at a new exhibition at Westland Gallery in Wortley Village. London's Westland Gallery in Wortley Village is holding a new exhibition and sale as a fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, featuring works by more than 30 London and area artists.

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  3. Correction [Corrections]Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Circulation

    In the article and in the Executive Summary Data Supplement by Kernan et al, "Guidelines for the Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association," which published online May 1, 2014, and appeared in the July 2014 issue of the journal , corrections are needed. On page 2165 in the article and on page 6 in the Executive Summary Data Supplement, Table 1, in the sixth row "Antiplatelet Therapy," the second column "2014 Recommendation" read,"The combination of aspirin and clopidogrel might be considered for initiation within 24 hours of a minor ischemic stroke or TIA and for continuation for 90 days ."

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  4. Delayed Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase-Activating Polypeptide Delivery...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Circulation

    ... inflammatory processes were analyzed. Results- The delivery of PACAP in the vicinity of the infarct zone 3 days post stroke promotes fast, stable, and efficient functional recovery. This was correlated with a modulation of the postischemic ...

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  5. Conway man suffers stroke at the right time in the right placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KATV Little Rock

    Stroke causes one of every 19 deaths in the United States, taking more than 130,000 lives each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. For one Conway man, being in the right place at the right time during a stroke may have saved his life.

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  6. White Plains Hospital Presents Free Senior Health LecturesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Armonk Daily Voice

    ... patients whose vertebrae have become weak from diseases impacting the spine, such as osteoporosis. Time is Brain: Stroke Awareness: Join Maggie Crilly, RN for this insightful lecture about America's third leading cause of death; Stroke. Learn the ...

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  7. Gordon and Povey at the double for KitesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Henley Standard

    ... past Andrew Nunn. The Red Kites enjoyed a lot of possession as they looked for an equaliser but had to wait until the stroke of half-time for Sean Moore to level, firing in from an Asa Povey corner. Frilsham retook the lead minutes into the second ...

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  8. Atrial Fibrillation Therapeutic Pipeline Review H1 2015 Report at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | PRWeb

    ... is the most ordinary type of arrhythmia. Atrial fibrillation is an unbalanced heartbeat that increases the threat of stroke and heart disease. Generally, the risk of developing atrial fibrillation increases with age and with other risk factors such ...

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  9. Justin Tomlinson MP for North SwindonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Swindon Advertiser

    Like many people over the past few weeks I have been feeling the full effects of a bad cold as the weather has plummeted in the first month of the year. Thankfully, I spent a lovely warm evening with my friends at the Swindon Stroke Support Group last Thursday to give a 'behind the scenes' talk on what it's really like in Parliament.

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  10. Region's First Camp for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers at UC San DiegoRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Newswise

    On Jan. 23-25, more than 15 stroke survivors and their caregivers will go on a mini-vacation in La Jolla, CA, as part of a therapeutic retreat for those whose lives have been affected - sometimes turned upside down - by stroke. The 50s-themed stroke camp is being co-hosted by UC San Diego Health System, which has one of the nation's first certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers.

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  11. Volunteer canvassers still needed for Heart Month campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Lifestyles

    ... of the people who volunteer on-line also go door-to-door. An on-line canvasser has a profile set up on the Heart and Stroke Foundation's website. The canvasser directs people to the site, and friends and family donate directly via the internet. ...

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  12. Urgent Care or Emergency Room?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Beachcomber

    ... wound, for instance. But something like slurred speech also requires a trip to the emergency room. It's a symptom of stroke, which can kill 2 million brain cells a minute. Delaying treatment by even minutes can be the difference between a full ...

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  13. To Treat or Not to Treat?: Pilot Survey for Minor and Rapidly Improving Stroke [Brief Report]Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology and Stroke Center , Department of Physiology and Pharmacology , Department of Scientific Computing , and Department of Emergency Medicine , The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn; Department of Neurology, TUFTS Medical Center, Boston, MA ; and Department of Neurology, The Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY . Correspondence to Clotilde Balucani, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology and Stroke Center, The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Ave, Room B6-309/MSC1213, Brooklyn, NY 11203.

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  14. Heart and Stroke Foundation launches new stroke support program in KelownaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | GlobalNews

    Many stroke survivors don't know how to go about the lengthy recovery process, whether to resume usual activities or take it slow. That's why the Heart and Stroke Foundation has started a support group program.

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  15. NICE Recommends XareltoA a-1 4 (rivaroxaban) as an Effective Treatment...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Sys-Con Media

    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence today issued its Final Appraisal Determination recommending Xarelto 2.5mg twice daily as an effective treatment option for preventing secondary events - such as death, heart attack or stroke - following acute coronary syndrome in patients with elevated cardiac biomarkers, without prior stroke or transient ischaemic attack .[1] The FAD is the final phase in a multi-step review process by NICE and recognises the improved patient outcomes using Xarelto as a treatment option on top of dual antiplatelet therapy*; publication of guidance is expected to follow in Q1 2015. ACS is a term used for a group of conditions that includes heart attack and unstable angina, a severe type of chest pain.

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  16. Emergency? When to go to Urgent Care and when to call 9-1-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | North Denver News

    ... wound, for instance. But something like slurred speech also requires a trip to the emergency room. It's a symptom of stroke, which can kill 2 million brain cells a minute. Delaying treatment by even minutes can be the difference between a full ...

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  17. Samsung prototypes brainwave-reading wearable stroke detectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CNET News.com

    A group of Samsung engineers has come up with a system that monitors your brain to warn of an impending stroke. A group of Samsung engineers have come up with a plan to harness the power of your phone or tablet to warn you of an impending stroke.

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  18. GranuFlo, Xarelto, and Morcellator Lawsuits Continue to Rise Due to...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Sys-Con Media

    ... problems. Serious side effects include: heart attack, cardiopulmonary arrest, cardiovascular death, and stroke. In March of 2012, The U.S. FDA issued a recall of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte products, which the FDA has now declared as a Class I Recall. ...

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  19. Xarelto Lawsuits Alleging Severe Bleeding Mount in U.S. District CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | PRWeb

    ... court documents. Xarelto is an oral anti-coagulant, or blood thinner, which is prescribed to reduce the risk of stroke in patients suffering from atrial fibrillation, who have a history of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, or who are ...

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  20. Screening and Treatment by the Primary Care Provider of Common Diabetes Complications.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | CiteULike

    ... risk factors are addressed simultaneously. The benefit of aspirin as secondary prevention in patients with previous stroke or myocardial infarction has been well established. Regular, dilated eye examinations are effective in detecting ...

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