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  1. Exciting new stroke drug with UPEI connection reaches Phase 3 clinical trials across CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | UPEI News

    National Phase 3 clinical trials have begun for the most promising new stroke treatment in decades. Paramedics at five hospitals across the country are testing NA-1: a drug that had some of its most important early testing right here at UPEI by a team including Dr. Tracy Doucette, Dr. Catherine Ryan , and Dr. Andrew Tasker .

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  2. Blood test can help identify stroke risk following heart surgeryRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Medical News Today

    The results of a blood test done immediately after heart surgery can be a meaningful indicator of postoperative stroke risk, a study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has found. An acutely elevated level of blood urea nitrogen - a measure of kidney function detected through blood testing - was the most powerful predictor of postoperative stroke among the study's subjects.

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  3. Study: Blood test can predict postoperative stroke risk following cardiac surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Medical News

    The results of a blood test done immediately after heart surgery can be a meaningful indicator of postoperative stroke risk, a study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has found. An acutely elevated level of blood urea nitrogen - a measure of kidney function detected through blood testing - was the most powerful predictor of postoperative stroke among the study's subjects.

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  4. Drexel Neurosciences Institute Neurosurgeon: Data Shows Brain...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | PRWeb

    "We no longer should automatically deny treatment to patients who wake up with stroke symptoms," said Dr. Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, FACS, FAANS, FAHA, an investigator in the study. The new generation of retrieval devices that remove blood clots from the brain can be safely used to treat patients with so-called "Wake-Up Stroke," according to a new study that should change the way neurosurgeons treat people who suffer a stroke while asleep.

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  5. Blood test can help identify stroke risk following heart surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The results of a blood test done immediately after heart surgery can be a meaningful indicator of postoperative stroke risk, a study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has found. An acutely elevated level of blood urea nitrogen - a measure of kidney function detected through blood testing - was the most powerful predictor of postoperative stroke among the study's subjects.

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  6. Atrial Premature Beats Predict Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Circulation

    From the Division of Neurology , Department of Medicine , and Dalla Lana School of Public Health , University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; University of Toronto Stroke Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, and the Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Heart and Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Applied Health Research Centre , Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; and Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada .

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  7. Implementing a Simple Care Bundle Is Associated With Improved...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Circulation

    From the Division of Applied Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom ; Stroke Unit, Monklands Hospital, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom ; Information Services Division, National Services Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom ; Center for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom ; and Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom . Correspondence to Mary-Joan Macleod, PhD, Division of Applied Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Bldg, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, United Kingdom.

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  8. Application and Interpretation of High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Circulation

    From the Center for Stroke Research Berlin , Klinik fA1 4r Neurologie , Excellence Cluster NeuroCure , and German Centre for Cardiovascular Research , CharitA -UniversitA tsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Klinik fA1 4r Innere Medizin III, Kardiologie, Angiologie und Internistische Intensivmedizin, UniversitA tsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg, Germany ; Deutsches Zentrum fA1 4r Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen , Berlin, Germany ; and Berlin Institute of Health , Berlin, Germany . Correspondence to Jan F. Scheitz, MD, Department of Neurology, CharitA -UniversitA tsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, D-12200 Berlin, Germany.

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  9. Should All Adults Take Daily Aspirin?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Max

    Trying to decide if you should take a daily aspirin? Health experts' advice has been all over the map over the past year, but most cancer and heart disease specialists note there is no one-size-fits-all recommendation; a decision should be made in consultation with a doctor who can help sort out the risks and benefits. Most doctors agree that people who have had a heart attack or stroke should take aspirin, as long as they face no risks for bleeding.

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  10. Canadian drug trial could be pivotal for stroke patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Globe and Mail

    Toronto paramedic Claude Muir draws the NA-1 drug into a syringe in the back of an ambulance in Toronto last May. The drug is designed to limit damage to the brain after someone has a stroke. Toronto paramedic Claude Muir draws the NA-1 drug into a syringe in the back of an ambulance in Toronto last May. The drug is designed to limit damage to the brain after someone has a stroke. 1 comment

  11. Scripps La Jolla Reaccredited as Comprehensive Stroke CenterRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | San Diego NewsCape

    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been redesignated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission as part of the new Disease-Specific Care Advanced Certification Program for Comprehensive Stroke Centers, in collaboration with the American Heart Association. The criteria for certification includes participation in research, access to advanced imaging, and performing a specified number of procedures, as well as treating a specific number of conditions at the center annually.

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  12. Duration of antiplatelet therapy following PCI, risk of adverse eventsRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Science Daily

    ... 1.11 percent; rates of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events (MACCE; composite of death, heart attack, or stroke) were 4.04 percent vs 4.69 percent; and rates of moderate/severe bleeding were 2.03 percent vs 0.90 percent, respectively. ...

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  13. Physicians Encouraged to Participate in Low-Dose Aspirin CampaignRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Minnesota Medical Association Online

    The campaign, known as the Minnesota Heart Health Program, aims to reach people who would benefit from aspirin to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease, according to Karen Miller, associate director of the program. The program, a joint venture of the Lillehei Heart Institute and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, seeks to increase appropriate aspirin use according to national guidelines in men ages 45 to 79 and women ages 55 to 79 who are at moderate to high risk of heart attack or stroke.

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  14. Wong advice for your home-grown harvestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Argus

    ... supplement) to boost your crops grown in the ground. This, along with advice on giving your lettuce seedlings a daily stroke to improve their establishment by up to 70%, as well as spritzing your tomato plants with aspirin solution, will make some ...

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  15. Vascular Stat3 Promotes Angiogenesis and Neuroplasticity Long-Term After Stroke [Original Articles]Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Circulation

    Post-stroke angiogenesis contributes to long-term recovery after stroke. Signal transducer and activator of transcription-3 is a key regulator for various inflammatory signals and angiogenesis.

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  16. Andrew Seliskar Earns Two World Rankings On Day 4 Of NCSA Junior NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... and Margaret Aroesty of Long Island Aquatic Club were in a tight race in the women's 200 breast final, swimming stroke for stroke through the first 150 meters. But Scott pulled away in the final stretch to win with a 2:32.52. Olivia Anderson of ...

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  17. New Standard of Care for Stroke Treatment Pioneered in BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Your News Now

    To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views to be used over the next 30 days. If someone is suffering a stroke, we all know, time is of the essence.

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  18. Sunshine Week: Reporter persists, despite Virginia's tight restrictions on health care recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... of them, the role of localities' rescue services, and where area residents can find the best care. She honed in on stroke treatment, a condition for which the timeliness of good treatment can make huge differences and for which the state established ...

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  19. Heart and Stroke Foundation's heartfelt thanks for Heart Month supportRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Southwest Booster

    On behalf of the thousands of people whose lives will be saved this year due to ground-breaking research, advocacy and education funded through Heart Month donations, I want to thank everyone who is helping us create more survivors of heart disease and stroke. Heart Month is the Heart and Stroke Foundation's key opportunity to reach millions of Canadians in February and alert them to the risks of this disease.

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  20. A Brief Vision Change Can Warn of a Stroke Before it Happens...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | PRWeb

    New Research Study By Wills Eye Ophthalmologists Looks at Vision Symptoms as Not-to-Ignore Early Warning Signs of Stroke and Best Prevention and Treatment Options "If temporary blurriness or reduced vision is due to an oncoming stroke, you may only have a few hours to get emergency care before a stroke occurs." "Brief vision changes in one eye can be a sign of an oncoming stroke," says Chief of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Robert C. Sergott, MD , Wills Eye Hospital.

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