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  1. Mediterranean Diet Helps Prevent Stroke, AHA Guidelines SayRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    The so-called "Mediterranean diet" has been recommended as a way to control weight and prevent diabetes. Now, the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association have issued new guidelines that say the diet should be encouraged to reduce a person's risk of first-time stroke.

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  2. New American Heart Association Guidelines recommends Diets high in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Clarksville Online

    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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  3. Researchers use ultrasound and microbubbles to improve stroke treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    U.Va. biomedical engineering professor John Hossack and colleagues are building an entire technology around tiny, microscopic bubbles - a technology that has the potential to play an important role in diagnosing as well as treating disease like stroke and cancer. When University of Virginia biomedical engineering professor John Hossack and colleagues in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Medicine consider bubbles, they think of something much more useful than a child's plaything or sparkling wine.

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  4. 10 Innovations That Will Change Medicine In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Suria

    ... in 2015, according to the Cleveland Clinic. What if there were a drug that could lessen the brain damage caused by a stroke by targeting the blood clot that caused it and breaking it up? As it turns out, there is. It's called tPA, and the faster ...

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  5. Frequency and Predictors of Stroke After Acute Myocardial Infarction: ...Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Circulation

    From the Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Dijon, France ; LPPCM, INSERM U866, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France ; and The Dijon Stroke Registry , University of Burgundy, University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine of Dijon, Dijon, France . Correspondence to Luc Lorgis, MD, PhD, Cardiology Unit, CHU Dijon, Bd de Lattre de Tassigny, 21034 Dijon Cedex, France.

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  6. More evidence arthritis/pain relieving drugs may contribute to stroke deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Commonly prescribed, older drugs for arthritis and pain may increase the risk of death from stroke, according to a study published in the November 5, 2014, online issue of Neurology , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  7. Silent stroke risk linked to abnormal heart beatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation may put this population at a higher risk for mental impairment, future stroke and disability," stated Kalantarian. A-Fib is basically a electrical disorder in the heart that causes the upperchambers of ...

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  8. Irregular heart beat raises the risk of stroke by over two foldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... as a quivering heart. An estimated 2.7 million Americans are living with AF. Atrial fibrillation is a common cause of stroke. Silent cerebral infarction (SCI), or "silent stroke," is a brain injury likely caused by a blood clot interrupting blood ...

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  9. NOx-reduction System Ordered for Deepwater VesselRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Marine News

    Offshore segment orders Selective Catalytic Reduction; NOx-reduction system to accompany earlier order for MAN four-stroke engines aboard deepwater vessel MAN Diesel & Turbo won the contract to provide a Selective Catalytic Reduction system for each of six MAN 16V32/44CR engines that will power the Petrofac JDS 6000 deepwater derrick-lay vessel ordered in January 2014 by international oil and gas services provider Petrofac. The SCR systems and engines will be constructed at MAN Diesel & Turbo's Augsburg, Germany facility, while the vessel will be constructed by the ZPMC yard in China using a proprietary Petrofac design.

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  10. Irregular Heartbeat Doubles Risk for 'Silent Strokes,' Review SuggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WebMD

    ... studies have found that silent strokes are associated with a more than threefold increase in the risk for symptomatic stroke and a twofold increase in the risk for dementia , she said. "The higher prevalence of silent strokes in patients with atrial ...

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  11. Life purpose and healthcare-seeking behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Medical News Today

    ... ase read our terms of use . Many people take a low dose of aspirin every day to lower their risk of a heart attack or stroke. We examine the benefits and risks of this.

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  12. Irregular heartbeat doubles risk for 'silent strokes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... studies have found that silent strokes are associated with a more than threefold increase in the risk for symptomatic stroke and a twofold increase in the risk for dementia, she said. "The higher prevalence of silent strokes in patients with atrial ...

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  13. FDA: Supplements, meds can be dangerous mixRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... supplement with the prescription blood thinner warfarin or aspirin could increase the risk of internal bleeding or stroke, the report said. Dietary supplements are widely used in the United States. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

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  14. Death with Dignity and Brittany Maynard's LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Psychology Today

    ... doctors duly informed her that the dying process would involve increasingly frequent and severe seizures, symptoms of stroke, brain swelling, and severe headaches and neck pain, along with distressing side effects of medication to control her ...

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  15. Public knowledge of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in Kuwait: a cross-sectional surveyRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | BioMed Central

    ... this study was performed to assess the level of knowledge towards CVD types, warning symptoms of heart attack or stroke, and CVD risk factors. It also explored public views on the community pharmacists' role in CVD prevention and management. A ...

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  16. Higher risk of bleeding in atrial fibrillation patients taking blood thinner dabigatranRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... patients how to detect it so that it can be treated promptly." "We plan to examine 2012 data to monitor the risk of stroke for patients on dabigatran, which is the primary indication for taking the blood thinner," Dr. Zhang said. "It's possible that ...

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  17. Pensioner, 90, left sitting on a plastic chair in hospital for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Clara McKinty, known as Joan, 90, was left to sit on a plastic chair in A&E for more than eight hours after suffering a suspected stroke A 90-year-old was left to sit on a plastic chair in A&E for more than eight hours after suffering a suspected stroke. Clara McKinty, known as Joan, was told it was a 'usual day' after her long wait to receive treatment at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

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  18. Reducing first-time stroke risk by consuming fruit, vegetables, whole grains and nutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Medical News Today

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

    Oct 30, 2014 | 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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  20. Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit Among Top 10 Medical InnovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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