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  1. Mobile Stroke Unit Tops 2015 'Innovations' ListRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Advance

    Cleveland Clinic announced Oct. 29 its 9th annual list of the Top 10 medical innovations that are likely to have major impact on improving patient care in 2015. The list includes a mobile stroke ambulance, fast, painless blood-testing, and a novel intra-operative radiation approach for breast cancer.

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  2. Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit Among Top 10 Medical InnovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Rehab Management

    Time is precious in responding to stroke victims. The development of a mobile stroke treatment unit equipped to handle the specific needs of most individuals affected by stroke was hailed by Cleveland Clinic as one of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2015.

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  3. Changes ahead for stroke care as consultation draws to a closeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Lurgan Today

    Craigavon would be the main centre for in-patient stroke, elderly and dementia care, under proposals for the modernisation of services. A four-month consultation on the plans, which ends tomorrow , would also see Daisy Hill provide acute in-patient care while beds at Lurgan and South Tyrone would close.

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  4. Gordie Howe's severe stroke raising awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... and paintings of him are found around the city. Mr. Hockey is Mr. Saskatoon. When news broke of Gordie Howe's severe stroke over the weekend, people young and old began wishing Mr. Hockey a speedy recovery. "The impact of him and his game and the ...

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  5. International Aspirin Foundation introduces two biennial awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... as Clinical Lecturer in Neurology in 1996. He was awarded an MRC Senior Clinical Fellowship in 1999 and set up the Stroke Prevention Research Unit in 2000, which now employs over 40 research staff. He was awarded a Professorship in 2004 and was ...

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  6. Bayer third-quarter adjusted profit gains slightly on strong crop chemicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | West Australian

    Germany's largest drugmaker Bayer said underlying core earnings advanced by 1.4 percent, slightly surpassing expectations, on strong sales of pesticides and stroke prevention pill Xarelto. Bayer said on Thursday its third-quarter adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation came in at 2.01 billion euros , edging past the average estimate of 1.96 billion euros in a Reuters poll.

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  7. Experts update stroke prevention guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fox News

    Tools for preventing strokes include a healthy diet, home blood pressure monitoring and an online stroke-risk estimator, according to updated guidelines issued Wednesday by a leading heart health organization. Together with traditional measures like smoking cessation aids, medications and surgeries, the updated recommendations can help people substantially reduce the risk of stroke, said Dr. James Meschia, who led the group that wrote the new guidelines for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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  8. Mobile unit offers quicker stroke treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), something that has been difficult to do, until now. "Think of the mobile stroke unit as being an emergency room on wheels. Onboard the mobile stroke unit we have a CAT scan, all the laboratory equipment we ...

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  9. Mediterranean-style diets, physical activity can lower risk of first-time strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Medical News

    Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping your blood pressure under control can lower your risk of a first-time stroke, according to updated AHA/ASA guideline published in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke . "We have a huge opportunity to improve how we prevent new strokes, because risk factors that can be changed or controlled - especially high blood pressure - account for 90 percent of strokes," said James Meschia, M.D., lead author of the study and professor and chairman of neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

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  10. Stroke knowledge lacking in UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    A study published in the journal International Scholarly Research Notices Stroke found that overall knowledge about stroke in Uganda was poor, although knowing what to do for a stroke - go to the hospital - was good. Researchers from higher education institutions in Uganda collaborated with those from Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center to assess residents' knowledge of stroke symptoms and treatment options.

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  11. Diets high in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and nuts among factors to lower first-time stroke riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Science Daily

    Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping your blood pressure under control can lower your risk of a first-time stroke, experts say. Additionally, these experts not updated prevention guidelines that focus on lowering stroke risk among women.

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  12. 5 things to know about strokes as Howe's ailment shines spotline on conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CTV

    Hockey legend Gordie Howe has suffered a stroke, his family has revealed. The stroke has left Howe with loss of function on one side of his body and speech difficulties.

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  13. Howe's ailment shines a light on strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Canada.com

    Hockey legend Gordie Howe has suffered a stroke , his family has revealed. The stroke has left Howe with loss of function on one side of his body and speech difficulties.

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  14. Ugandans have poor knowledge about strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New Vision

    OVERALL knowledge about stroke in Uganda is poor, although people know what to do in case of a stroke, a survey by Makerere University and a university in the United States. Researchers from Makerere University collaborated with those from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and the affiliated University Hospitals Case Medical Center to carry out the research.

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  15. NIH Study Explores Heart Disease Prevention in HIV PatientsRead the original story

    Wednesday | P&T Community

    The National Institutes of Health has launched a clinical trial to assess the effects of aspirin and cholesterol-lowering drugs in preventing cardiovascular disease in individuals with long-term human immunodeficiency virus infections. This group, which includes patients receiving antiretroviral therapy as well as "elite controllers" who can limit the virus without ART, has a higher risk of developing heart disease and stroke compared with the general population.

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  16. FDA Advisors Back Limited Use of Blood Thinner EdoxabanRead the original story

    Wednesday | P&T Community

    ... low-exposure regimen were non-inferior to warfarin for the trial's primary endpoint: the time to the composite of stroke (any type) or systemic embolism. However, the FDA advisors noted that efficacy outcomes by baseline renal function had potential ...

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  17. Cleveland Clinic Unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday | P&T Community

    The Cleveland Clinic has announced its ninth annual list of top 10 medical innovations that are likely to have a major effect on improving patient care in 2015. The list includes a mobile stroke ambulance; fast, painless blood testing; and a new intra-operative radiation approach for breast cancer.

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  18. On World Stroke Day, UAB doc urges people to learn risk factors and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    Today, Oct. 29, is World Stroke Day, a chance for physicians and health officials to raise public awareness of the risk factors for stroke and the signs and symptoms that allow people to recognize when someone is having one. This effort is important because stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States, according Dr. Michael Lyerly, a stroke doctor at The University of Alabama at Birmingham .

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  19. Top 10 Medical Predictions for 2015 UnveiledRead the original story

    Wednesday | Health News Digest

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014, Cleveland: Cleveland Clinic today announced its 9th annual list of Top 10 Medical Innovations that are likely to have major impact on improving patient care in 2015. The list includes a mobile stroke ambulance, fast, painless blood-testing, and a novel intra-operative radiation approach for breast cancer.

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  20. Aortic valve replacement appears safe, effective in very elderly patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Aortic valve replacement can safely be used to treat severe aortic stenosis in patients age 90 years and older and is associated with a low risk of operative stroke and mortality, according to a study in the November 2014 issue of The Annals of Thoracic Surgery . The elderly population in the US is steadily growing.

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