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    Apr 29, 2015 | This is Derbyshire

    ... that an eye test can help detect conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and increased risk of stroke. "We have recently formalised relationships with a number of healthcare organisations which support those affected by ...

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  2. Majority of women unaware of female-specific stroke symptomsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    A national survey of 1,000 women by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center released in time for Stroke Awareness Month 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. The survey also found that only 10 percent were aware that hiccups combined with atypical chest pain are among the early warning signs of a stroke in women when accompanied by or followed by typical stroke symptoms.

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  3. Women Miss Many Crucial Signs Of Stroke: SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | MSN Healthy Living

    Neurologist Dr. Diana Greene-Chandos says "we have a ways to go" when it comes to educating women about individual stroke risk. The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association held their second health sciences innovation and investment forum last week in New York City - and when a group of panelists were asked why no current endeavors were focused solely on women's cardiovascular health, no one could answer.

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  4. Strange and overlooked signs of a stroke in womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | CBS News

    Stroke is the third leading cause of death in women, according to the National Stroke Association. Yet few women know some of the subtler, gender-specific signs of a stroke, or that women face some unique risk factors.

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  5. MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Atrial FibrillationRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | InteliHealth

    People with an abnormal heart rhythm may have a higher risk of stroke if they also have certain changes in part of the heart, a new study suggests. The study looked at 169 people with atrial fibrillation.

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  6. Susan's Story: A "Routine" Medical Procedure Goes Horribly WrongRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... point where I could not see. My "routine" procedure had turned into something much more. I later learned I suffered a stroke after the procedure and it took over 12 hours for someone to recognize the signs. Had the hospital's staff recognized that ...

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  7. Health calendar for April 28-May 4, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... in the Cone Health Cancer Center at Alamance Regional. Next meeting is May 5. (336) 538-7577 The Alamance County Stroke Support Group - will meet today. Guest speaker from Life-Path Home Health will discuss stroke and community-based programs. ...

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  8. National survey shows that most women don't know risks or symptoms of strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Medical News

    A national survey released today 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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  9. Assessing the Risk for Heart Attacks and Strokes: How a Coronary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | US News & World Report

    ... cholesterol, diabetes and smoking. The latest risk score calculator estimates 10-year risk of heart attack and stroke among people ages 40 to 79 and can gauge the 30-year risk for those 20 to 59 years old. In many cases, risk calculation is ...

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  10. New initiative to get heart, stroke treatment guidelines to patients fasterRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Holtville Tribune

    The American Heart Association is a leader in developing science-based treatment guidelines known to improve outcomes for heart disease and stroke patients. But getting those guidelines consistently used in patient care can often take years.

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  11. Survey Finds That Most Women Don't Know Female-Specific Signs, Symptoms Of StrokeRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Newswise

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A national survey released today 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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  12. CDC Lies Calling Cigarettes Number 1 Cause Of Preventable DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Indybay.org

    ... 130,557 (lumberjacks, slaughterhouse workers, ranchers, fishermen are all in the top 10 most dangerous occupations) Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 128,978 more strokes are caused by animal fat in the cerebral arteries than any other factor) ...

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  13. Acute Chest Pain and Paraparesis [Illustrative Teaching Cases]Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland ; and Department of Neurology and Stroke Unit University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Medical Center, OH . A 63-year-old man with a history of hypertension, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, and dyslipidemia had a sudden intense chest pain radiating to his left arm, and he lost control of his legs.

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  14. Prehospital Reversal of Warfarin-Related Coagulopathy in...Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Circulation

    ... 20% of all intraparenchymal hemorrhages and is associated with a much higher mortality than spontaneous ICH. A mobile stroke treatment unit (MSTU) can deliver prehospital stroke care and can shorten the time to thrombolytic therapy in patients with ...

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  15. Premature Ventricular Complexes on Screening Electrocardiogram and...Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Circulation

    From the Division of Cardiology and Department of Internal Medicine , Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY; Department of Biostatistics and Department of Epidemiology , School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Department of Neurology, University of Cincannati, OH ; and Division of Epidemiology and Prevention EpiCare, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC . Background and Purpose- Premature ventricular complexes detected from long-term ECG recordings have been associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke.

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  16. Majority of American women aren't aware of stroke risk factors, survey suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Fox News

    Stroke is the third leading cause of death for American women, but a survey conducted by Ohio State University researchers suggests only a fraction of women know the top risk factors for the condition. The survey questioned 1,000 women and found that only 11 percent could identify pregnancy, lupus, migraine headaches, oral contraception or hormone replacement therapy as female-specific stroke risks, according to a news release.

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  17. Pulmonary Embolism Therapeutic Development and Pipeline Market Review ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... Drugs Advisory Committee Makes Recommendation on Daiichi Sankyo's Once-Daily SAVAYSA for the Reduction in Risk of Stroke and Systemic Embolic Events in Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation 64, Aug 22, 2014: U.S. FDA Approves Eliquis for ...

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  18. Half Of U.S. Elderly Now Taking AspirinRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Scientific Blogging

    A national survey suggests that slightly more than half of the older adults in the United States are now taking a daily dose of aspirin, even though its use is not recommended by the Food and Drug Administration for most people who have not yet had a heart attack or stroke. The analysis observed that aspirin use is continuing to surge, especially among adults who are using it for "primary prevention," meaning in order to prevent an initial cardiovascular event, and in some cases to prevent cancer.

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  19. SVIN President Tudor Jovin , MD, Co-Leads Groundbreaking Stroke...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | BioSpace

    "This is a giant step forward that will change the way we approach triage and treatment of stroke patients," said Jovin, who is associate professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the , with co-principal investigator Antoni Davalos, M.D., Ph.D., of Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, and professor of Neurology at the Universitat Autonoma de Jovin said the results of the thrombectomy trial, known as REVASCAT, support the findings from other recent large studies that show this form of endovascular therapy to be highly effective.

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  20. Half of older adults in US now taking aspirin, survey showsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Science Daily

    Slightly more than half of the older adults in the United States are now taking a daily dose of aspirin, even though its use is not recommended by the Food and Drug Administration for most people who have not yet had a heart attack or stroke, a national survey suggests. The findings suggest that tens of millions of Americans have reviewed the issues involved, often discussed it with their doctors, say they know what they are doing -- and decided to use aspirin.

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