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  1. Younger women delay seeking help for heart attacks, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... by Yale School of ... A clinical trial investigating the use of a physician-monitored app to help first-time minority stroke patients become healthier has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Among patients ...

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  2. Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WebMD

    Common painkillers such as ibuprofen and Celebrex may raise the risk for heart attack , stroke and/or serious bleeding among heart attack survivors taking prescription blood thinners , a new study says. The finding could prompt widespread concern, given that these painkillers -- known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- and anti-clot medications are widely used by heart attack survivors, researchers said.

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  3. NSAIDS may boost bleeding risk after heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Fox News

    For people taking drugs to prevent blood clots after a heart attack, adding pain relievers like ibuprofen may lead to bleeding, stroke or another heart attack, according to a new study. Anyone who has had a heart attack should be prescribed both aspirin and clopidogrel, blood thinners that make platelets less sticky and reduce the risk of clots and a second heart attack, said lead author Dr. Anne-Marie Schjerning Olsen, of Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte, Hellerup, Denmark.

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  4. Taking NSAIDs with anti-clotting medications, risk of bleeding, cv eventsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Science Daily

    Among patients receiving antithrombotic therapy after a heart attack, the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs was associated with an increased risk of bleeding and events such as heart attack, stroke or cardiovascular death, even after short-term treatment, according to a study. Among patients receiving antithrombotic therapy after a heart attack, the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs was associated with an increased risk of bleeding and events such as heart attack, stroke or cardiovascular death, even after short-term treatment, according to a study in the February 24 issue of JAMA .

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  5. Cross-cultural communication: Much more than just a linguistic stretchRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Science Daily

    Mandarin-speakers' rely more on tone of voice rather than on facial cues to understand emotion compared to English-language speakers. This may be due to the limited eye contact and more restrained facial expressions common in East Asian cultures.

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  6. W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. REDUCE Clinical Study Completes EnrollmentRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | BioSpace

    Study of Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale in Stroke Patients Reaches Major Milestone FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.-W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. today announced completion of enrollment for the Gore REDUCE Clinical Study, a prospective, randomized, multi-center, multi-national trial designed to demonstrate safety and effectiveness of the GORE HELEX Septal Occluder and GORE Septal Occluder for PFO closure in patients with a history of cryptogenic stroke or imaging-confirmed transient ischemic attack .

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  7. Sobering effect of the love hormoneRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Science Daily

    Giving drunken rats oxytocin counteracts its intoxicating effects, researchers have found. "In the rat equivalent of a sobriety test, the rats given alcohol and oxytocin passed with flying colours, while those given alcohol without oxytocin were seriously impaired," a researcher said.

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  8. Bayer inks deal with Mission Bay incubator tenantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... wasn't disclosed, but Bayer said its Berkeley group will make preclinical batches of Aronora's experimental heart and stroke drug, called AB-022. Aronora CEO Andras Gruber said the proximity of the CoLaborator to Bayer's R&D groups "made this ...

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  9. New research looks at app to help minority stroke patients improve healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A clinical trial investigating the use of a physician-monitored app to help first-time minority stroke patients become healthier has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston . Nneka Ifejika, M.D., M.P.H., principal investigator, associate professor of neurology and director of Neurorehabilitation at UTHealth, said minorities - particularly African-Americans and Hispanics - have their first stroke 10 to 13 years earlier than Caucasians and are more likely to have a second stroke.

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  10. Findings may help with the management of anticoagulant-related bleeding within the brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... (OAC) is increasing. The most significant complication of OAC is intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). Among all types of stroke, there is a substantial lack of data about how to manage OAC-ICH. Two of the most pressing unsettled questions are how to ...

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  11. Taking NSAIDs with anti-clotting medications and risk of bleeding, CV eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Among patients receiving antithrombotic therapy after a heart attack, the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs was associated with an increased risk of bleeding and events such as heart attack, stroke or cardiovascular death, even after short-term treatment, according to a study in the February 24 issue of JAMA . Guidelines recommend that all patients with myocardial infarction should be prescribed dual antithrombotic therapy for up to 12 months and one agent thereafter.

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  12. Angry outbursts may raise the risk of heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Medical News Today

    ... the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA, suggested anger outbursts could raise the risk of heart attack , stroke and other cardiovascular events. "Our findings confirm what has been suggested in prior studies and anecdotal evidence, even ...

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  13. American Academy of Neurology Release: Resistance To Aspirin Tied To More Severe StrokesRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | BioSpace

    ... to help keep blood platelets from clumping together, or clotting. Blot clots can cause strokes. People at risk of stroke often take aspirin to reduce their risk of having another stroke; however, a percentage of patients may be insensitive, or ...

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  14. Resistance to aspirin tied to more severe strokesRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Science Daily

    ... to help keep blood platelets from clumping together, or clotting. Blot clots can cause strokes. People at risk of stroke often take aspirin to reduce their risk of having another stroke; however, a percentage of patients may be insensitive, or ...

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  15. Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse StrokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | MedlinePlus

    Doctors often prescribe low-dose aspirin to people at high risk of stroke because the drug helps prevent blood clots. But for about 28 percent of stroke patients in a new study, aspirin didn't keep blood from clotting.

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  16. Health Alert: Anger can increase risk of a heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    People resistant to aspirin may suffer more severe strokes. That's according to a new study that involved more than 300 stroke patients.

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  17. People who exhibit resistance to aspirin may be at risk of more severe strokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Medical News

    ... to help keep blood platelets from clumping together, or clotting. Blot clots can cause strokes. People at risk of stroke often take aspirin to reduce their risk of having another stroke; however, a percentage of patients may be insensitive, or ...

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  18. Bayer HealthCare And Establish Partnership For The Pre-Clinical Manufacturing Of AB-022Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | BioSpace

    ... . Aronora's products are intended to be used in difficult-to-treat life-threatening diseases, including heart attack, stroke, and severe infection-associated coagulopathy. These conditions often present as true medical emergencies that currently ...

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  19. Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Mental Help Net

    Doctors often prescribe low-dose aspirin to people at high risk of stroke because the drug helps prevent blood clots. But for about 28 percent of stroke patients in a new study, aspirin didn't keep blood from clotting.

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  20. Risks may outweigh benefits of an aspirin a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    On the one hand a baby aspirin, 81 milligrams of acetylsalicylic acid, has been recommended for years for people with a history of a heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular conditions. On the other, a daily dose can lead to bleeding in the stomach and intestines, or even in the brain, called a hemorrhagic stroke.

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