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  1. Neuroprotection in Ischemic Stroke: AhR We Making Progress? [Editorials]Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Circulation

    ... principally related to intracranial hemorrhage. Although our attempts to address modifiable risk factors for stroke have decreased the incidence of stroke, stroke-related death and disability are increasing at concerning rates. These observations ...

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  2. Cannabis-Associated Angiopathy: An Uncommon Cause of Crescendo...Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Circulation

    ... medications. He reported no history of smoking or excessive alcohol consumption. He did not have a family history of stroke or angiopathy. His blood pressure levels at the emergency department were elevated (168/95 mm Hg). Brain MRI showed a left ...

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  3. Preoperative interventions improve patient outcomes after cardiac surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... before coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery appear to have a reduced risk of post-surgical mortality, stroke, and atrial fibrillation (irregular or rapid - Anemia is now confirmed as a risk factor for illness and even death following ...

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  4. Gout & AspirinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | MedicineNet

    Many patients will read that aspirin increases the level of uric acid in the blood and that the blood level of uric acid is important in gout . What is the relationship between the two factors? Additionally, many patients are prescribed a low dose of aspirin to prevent heart attacks or strokes .

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  5. Spectroscopy of reperfused tissue after stroke reveals heightened...Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism

    Correspondence: Dr A Bivard, University of Newcastle, Locked Bag 1000, New Lambton, NSW 2305, Australia. E-mail: Andrew.bivard@hotmail.com The aim of acute stroke treatment is to reperfuse the penumbra.

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  6. Researchers identify brain regions that encode words, grammar, storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Medical News Today

    ... diagnosing reading disorders, such as dyslexia , or to track the recovery of patients whose speech was impacted by a stroke . It also might be used by educators to identify what might be giving a student trouble when learning a foreign language. "If ...

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  7. Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression, anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... and anxiety, according to a new study. This is the first randomized study to New research could help improve stroke patients' rehabilitation, experts say. The research may provide useful applications for the care of stroke patients who have ...

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  8. Advice From My Hairdresser's Sister-in-LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Psychology Today

    ... expressed reservations about my taking this class of drug. She said it could increase my risk of heart attack and stroke. I consulted the second neurologist again. He said I could keep taking it if I limited the number I took to fewer than 8 pills a ...

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  9. Hockey rink heart attacks show need for public defibrillatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | CBC News

    An off-duty firefighter used one of the small machines to re-start a man's heart after he collapsed while playing hockey in St. John's. Mary Ann Butt, CEO of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, believes there should be defibrillators in more public places.

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  10. St. Francis earns honor for stroke treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Daily Journal

    Franciscan St. Francis Health has received the Get With The Guidelines Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. The program helps hospitals to provide the newest research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

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  11. Letter: It's that giving time of year againRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Kelowna Capital News

    ... chose a charity or cause because of a personal connection. Examples given are of a family donating to the Heart and Stroke Foundation because a parent died from a stroke and mentions a family donating to the Salvation Army and a Health Trust because ...

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  12. European Cardiologists highlight risk of delayed diagnosis for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Medical News Today

    Daiichi Sankyo and the Heart Rhythm Society have announced the results of the European analysis of a global cardiology survey, which highlights that despite an increase in the number of NVAF patients compared to five years ago , nearly all cardiologists believe there is a delay in patients reaching diagnosis.1 The survey findings, released during AF Aware Week , reveal the importance of patients recognizing the signs and symptoms of stroke .

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  13. Pioneering anti-clotting medication halves stent blockage in heart attack patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... (accessed November 27, 2014). New research could help improve stroke patients' rehabilitation, experts say. The research may provide useful applications for the care of stroke patients who have ...

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  14. Burnley Bobcats swimmer Katie RennoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Burnley Bobcats swimmer 16 year old Katie Rennolds, who is currently studying at St Christopher's 6th Form College, Accrington has recently been selected onto the ASA Beacon Programme, whose aim is to nurture the next generation of young elite athletes who have been identified as having the talent to perform at a high level. The commitment from both Sport England and the ASA builds on the success and experiences of the previous four year cycle and is now being extended across all of the Olympic aquatic disciplines.

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  15. Poor understanding of stroke signs causes concernRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Scoop

    Latest figures show a lack of awareness and understanding in New Zealand of stroke signs, which will have a significant impact on stroke survivors having the best chance of recovery. Mark Vivian, CEO of the Stroke Foundation of New Zealand, said recent research into stroke awareness in the Waikato alone has shown alarming results.

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  16. Classy Katie is a Beacon of lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Burnley Bobcats swimmer 16 year old Katie Rennolds, who is currently studying at St Christopher's 6th Form College, Accrington has recently been selected onto the ASA Beacon Programme, whose aim is to nurture the next generation of young elite athletes who have been identified as having the talent to perform at a high level. The commitment from both Sport England and the ASA builds on the success and experiences of the previous four year cycle and is now being extended across all of the Olympic aquatic disciplines.

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  17. Task Force finds insufficient evidence to recommend for or against routine vitamin D screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 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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  18. 'Stroke robot' helps improve treatment for stroke patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KTVK Phoenix

    Every year, a stroke will send 800,000 Americans to the hospital. And with every minute that passes, more brain function is lost.

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  19. Long-term overtreatment with anti-clotting/antiplatelet drug combo may raise risk of dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    Long-term overtreatment with the anti-clotting drug warfarin combined with antiplatelet therapy to prevent stroke may raise the risk of dementia in people with atrial fibrillation, researchers report. Atrial fibrillation is a common heart rhythm abnormality that raises the risk of stroke and all common forms of dementia.

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  20. Redlands Community Hospital honored for stroke treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Redlands Community Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Get With The Guidelines Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

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