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  1. Soluble CD40L Is a Useful Marker to Predict Future Strokes in...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China ; China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China ; Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China ; Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China ; and Illinois Neurological, Institute Stroke Network, Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis Healthcare System, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria . Background and Purpose- Elevated soluble CD40 ligand was shown to be related to cardiovascular events, but the role of sCD40L in predicting recurrent stroke remains unclear.

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  2. Las Cruces stroke survivor shares her story to raise awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Silver City Sun-News

    Betty Farmer of Las Cruces is a stroke survivor who is sharing her story so that others may recognize the signs of a stroke and get quick treatment. With her is her dog Pepper.

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  3. Stroke Awareness Month: What's New in Stroke Therapies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | US Food and Drug Administration

    Stroke is the leading cause of severe disability, and the fifth leading cause of death for all Americans. The burden is worse in minority communities; minorities have higher stroke risks, strokes at an earlier age, and more severe strokes.

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  4. Ontario bans flavoured tobacco, force calorie count on fast-food menusRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    ... for all food and beverages, including alcohol on menus. Mark Holland, Ontario executive director of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, said that will “empower people” to make more informed choices when ordering their meals. “We ...

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  5. Heart and Stroke Foundation Applauds the Passage of Bill 45Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

    /CNW/ - The Heart and Stroke Foundation is thrilled that the Making Healthier Choices Act, 2015 passed today with support from all parties. Years of tireless advocacy efforts have paid off and today we can celebrate the results: MPPs have voted ...

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  6. Paramedics to be recruited in new 'fast response' stroke trialRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Paramedics from seven ambulance services across the UK are to be recruited to help trial a new 'rapid response' treatment for stroke patients. Researchers at The University of Nottingham have been awarded funding from the British Heart Foundation to carry out a clinical trial to use medicated skin patches to lower blood pressure quickly after a suspected stroke , before the patient gets to hospital.

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  7. Heart and Stroke will canvass in June after snowy winterRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBC News

    Volunteers with the Heart and Stroke foundations in New Brunswick and P.E.I. will have a second chance to go door-to-door in June after many couldn't get out in February. The Heart and Stroke foundations in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island are considering a permanent switch when it comes to their annual door-to-door canvassing campaign.

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  8. Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: a systematic review.Read the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    Atrial fibrillation is associated with an increase in mortality and morbidity, with a substantial increase in stroke and systemic thromboembolism. Strokes related to AF are associated with higher mortality, greater disability, longer hospital stays, and lower chance of being discharged home than strokes unrelated to AF.

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  9. How to recognize signs of stroke in womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A national survey by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center shows that most women don't know the risks or symptoms females face when it comes to having a stroke. The survey of 1,000 women released in time for Stroke Awareness Month in May found that only 11 percent of women could correctly identify pregnancy, lupus, migraine headaches and oral contraception or hormone replacement therapy as female-specific stroke risks.

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  10. One-day Training Workshop for Volunteer Facilitators of "Living With Stroke" ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 24 Hours

    Heart and Stroke Foundation is calling for Volunteer Facilitators for "Living With Stroke" program in your community. One day training workshop will be held in Vancouver on May 26, 2015.

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  11. David Sackett: The father of evidence-based medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Globe and Mail

    David Sackett, who founded McMaster University's department of clinical epidemiology when he was 32, peppered his lectures with words of wisdom from author Kurt Vonnegut. David Sackett, who founded McMaster University's department of clinical epidemiology when he was 32, peppered his lectures with words of wisdom from author Kurt Vonnegut.

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  12. PEGASUS Trial Shows Long-Term Benefits of Ticagrelor After Heart...Read the original story

    Monday | The American Journal of Managed Care

    Patients who took ticagrelor with aspirin for an extended period after suffering a heart attack were less likely to die later from cardiovascular causes, heart attack, or stroke, according to results presented March 14, 2015, at the 64th Annual Scien-tific Session of the American College of Cardiology, held in San Diego, California. The results, simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine , were reported from the PEGASUS-TIMI 54 trial, which involved 21,162 patients at more than 1000 sites in 31 countries.

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  13. Monitoring aspirin and statinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Click2Houston

    ... KEEPS THE CARDIOLOGIST AT BAY. FOR YEARS THAT'S BEEN CONSIDERED A KEY FACTOR IN REDUCING THE RISK OF HEART ATTACK AND STROKE. WHILE IT APPEARS FOR HOLD TRUE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED EITHER CONDITION, A DOCTOR SAYS THAT'S WHERE ASPIRIN'S ...

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  14. Province expands lifesaving Telestroke program to The PasRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | My Manitoba.com

    A successful program that provides specialized emergency care to stroke patients in rural communities has been expanded to The Pas, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced Friday. "During a stroke, it is important patients get care as soon as possible to reduce potential effects and improve their chances of recovery," said Blady.

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  15. Travelling farm visits Dunmow schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Dunmow Broadcast

    Pupils had a special visit from Gemma's Farm, a travelling farm, on April 30 and were able to feed, stroke, brush and hold the animals, including lambs Wally and Wasabi, Cherry the pony and goats Betty Spaghetti and Frank. A school spokesman said: "They all really enjoyed the experience and were eager to share the newly-learnt animal facts."

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  16. Province Expands Successful Stroke Emergency Care Program to Second Northern Manitoba CommunityRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | PressReleasePoint

    A successful program that provides specialized emergency care to stroke patients in rural communities has been expanded to The Pas, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today. "During a stroke, it is important patients get care as soon as possible to reduce potential effects and improve their chances of recovery," said Minister Blady.

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  17. American Stroke Association Stroke Council Update: Sea Change for...Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | Circulation

    ... St, Suite 2300, PO Box 670525, Cincinnati, OH 45267. E-mail This report represents the Spring 2015 update of the Stroke Council. Much has happened in the last 12 months, and we want to particularly focus on the major developments in acute stroke ...

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  18. Implication of the Recent Positive Endovascular Intervention Trials...Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | Circulation

    Correspondence to Turgut Tatlisumak, MD, PhD, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Per Dubbsgatan 14, POB 340, 40530 Gothenburg, Sweden. E-mail Timely recanalization leads to improved patient outcomes in acute ischemic stroke.

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  19. Grip strength could indicate risk of death and cardiovascular diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Nurse.com

    ... healthcare professionals can measure grip strength to identify patients with major illnesses such as heart failure or stroke who are at particularly high risk of dying from their illness.' The study followed 139,691 adults ages 35-70 in 17 countries ...

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  20. Dunmow stroke group sings in 20th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Dunmow Broadcast

    Members and volunteers of Dunmow and District Stroke Support Group celebrated the 20th anniversary of the founding of the group by singing "Happy Birthday" and enjoying a special birthday cake made by Sheena Pike. With a celebration at the group's usual meeting place, Banks Court, 29 members, carers, volunteers, supports and friends went on to a lunch at the Dunmow Day Centre.

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