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  1. Recovering From Stroke Can Be Improved With Dr Allen's Device,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | PRWeb

    Many Canadian stroke patients are not getting the treatment they need to return to a healthy, active life, a new study says. This cerebrovascular disease can now be treated by unique Dr. Allen's Device for Treatment of Head and Brain that improves blood circulation in the brain, highlights Fine Treatment.

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  2. Common anesthetic procedure dramatically improves well being of veterans with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... to those of HIV-infected A previously unknown mechanism through which the brain produces new nerve cells after a stroke has been discovered by researchers. A stroke is caused by a blood clot blocking a blood vessel in the Couples in a research ...

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  3. Why does the pill require a prescription in the U.S.?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    ... the drugs over the counter. Proponents say the pill can increase women's risk for blood clots, heart attacks and stroke, especially among smokers and older women. The thinking there is - under a physician's direction, those risks are mitigated. But ...

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  4. Daily aspirin is good for some men, not others, from the October 2014 Harvard Men's Health WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... benefit of aspirin must be weighed against the risk of unwanted bleeding. For men who have had a heart attack, stroke, or other problem related to clogged arteries, the benefits of taking aspirin outweigh the risks. In this group, the benefits ...

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  5. New YouTube Channel Targets Stroke Malpractice, Seeks to Inform Stroke SurvivorsRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Rehab Management

    A new YouTube channel seeks to provide viewers a video directory of infomercials regarding the legal rights of individuals who have sustained a stroke and their families in cases of stroke malpractice, misdiagnosed stroke, or delayed treatment of stroke. The channel, known as Stroke Law, was recently launched by New York medical malpractice attorneys Cory Rosenbaum and Robert Fader and is an offshoot of their new website, StrokeLaw.com .

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  6. Superstar neurologist Dr. Helena Chui to speak at stroke prevention seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Downey Patriot

    One of the world's leading neurologists will be the keynote speaker at the year's final free Stroke Prevention Seminar at Rio Hondo Event Center on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 9:30 a.m.. Dr. Helena Chui, Chair of the USC Department of Neurology and a world-renowned physician and researcher, will be providing her insights about "Stroke and Dementia" at the event.

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  7. Catskill Regional designated stroke center by stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Times Herald-Record

    In recognition of its expertise in treating stroke patients, Catskill Regional Medical Center's Harris campus has been named a designated stroke center by the New York state Department of Health.

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  8. Rx Product NewsRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Pharmacy Times

    ... twice daily, after 5 to 10 days of parenteral anticoagulation. Pradaxa is also indicated for reducing the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Dosage Form: Capsules: 75 and 150 mg For More ...

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  9. Lifestyle Factors Affect Stroke RiskRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | InteliHealth

    Women with a healthy lifestyle are half as likely to have a stroke, says research from Sweden. The study included more than 31,000 women.

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  10. Boston Scientific device receives lukewarm endorsement by FDA panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... expert advisory panels. Boston Scientific is seeking approval to market the device as a preventative treatment for stroke and blood clots in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. The standard treatment for those patients is an ...

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  11. After the 90-day danger period, stroke patients remain at high risk for repeat eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Medical News Today

    People who have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack are at high risk for a second similar event or other serious medical problems for at least five years and need better follow up and strategies to prevent these problems, according to data presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress. At present, most stroke or TIA patients in Canada are followed closely by specialty clinics for about 90 days after an event, during the period they are considered at highest risk for a repeat event.

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  12. Study shows how smaller stroke centers are driving better outcomes for patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Medical News Today

    A new model for stroke care is being studied in rural Alberta to reduce inequities in health across communities. This model, presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress, shows how hospitals in rural areas can mimic the type of care that's often only available in larger centres.

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  13. Health Risks After Stroke May Linger for at Least 5 Years: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | MedicineNet

    Stroke survivors remain at high risk for another stroke or other serious medical problems and death for at least five years, a new study suggests. The findings may mean that stroke survivors require closer follow-up to prevent these health problems, the Canadian researchers said.

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  14. Learn the symptoms of mental illness, promote understandingRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Missourian

    During this week's observance of Mental Illness Awareness Week, mental health advocates are posing the question - do you know the symptoms? The question is important. Just as knowing the symptoms of stroke or heart attack can help save a life, so can knowledge of the symptoms of mental illnesses lead to timely intervention.

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  15. Twin Cities Community Hospital Receives 5th 'Gold Plus' Award for Heart Failure CareRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | PR Log

    PRLog - Oct. 8, 2014 - PASO ROBLES, Calif. -- Twin Cities Community Hospital has been recognized for the fifth time in a row by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for its exceptional performance in delivering care to heart failure patients with a Get With The GuidelinesA -Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

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  16. Rural hospitals replicate experiences of big city stroke careRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Science Daily

    A new model for stroke care is being studied in rural Alberta to reduce inequities in health across communities. This model shows how hospitals in rural areas can mimic the type of care that's often only available in larger centers.

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  17. Local stroke care 'the best in the UK'.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Worcester News

    TREATMENT for stroke patients in Herefordshire and the local area could be "revolutionised", because of a A 1.1m investment in services. The money will come from the Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group, which has been working closely with Wye Valley NHS Trust.

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  18. Let's use our bodies to protect our minds from dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    ... by 2031. (Getty Images/iStockphoto) Dr. Sandra Black is a Toronto neurologist who is site director for the Heart and Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, director of the Brain Sciences Research Program at Sunnybrook Research ...

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  19. Local stroke care "the best in the UK".Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Worcester News

    TREATMENT for stroke patients in Herefordshire and the local area could be "revolutionised", because of a A 1.1m investment in services. The money will come from the Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group, which has been working closely with Wye Valley NHS Trust.

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  20. Closer monitoring needed to help prevent repeat strokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Medical News

    People who have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack are at high risk for a second similar event or other serious medical problems for at least five years and need better follow up and strategies to prevent these problems, according to data presented at the Canadian Stroke Congress. At present, most stroke or TIA patients in Canada are followed closely by specialty clinics for about 90 days after an event, during the period they are considered at highest risk for a repeat event.

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